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Published Jan 27, 2020

Big Bend Community College celebrates student excellence

Fall 2019 President’s List

Congratulations to students accomplishing 12 or more graded credits with GPA of 3.75 and above. More...

Travel & Leisure Published Jan 21, 2020

Canoeing the Hood River

A 23-day adventure to the vanishing Arctic

In July 2019, Wenatchee Valley residents Gordon Congdon, Paul Hessburg, Gary Womeldorff, and Andy Dappen spent 23 days canoeing the Hood River, a river flowing northeasterly from the lakes of Nunavut in northern Canada to the Arctic Sound. “The four of us who took the trip are in our mid-60s, and we worried if we didn't do this river soon we wouldn't be doing it all,” said Dappen. More...

Health Matters Published Jan 10, 2020

Learn to recognize if someone is having a mental health crisis and how to help

Mental Health First Aid training offered at BBCC

Members of the community are invited to take a new mental health training course being offered at Big Bend Community College this quarter. Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training that teaches participants about mental health and substance use issues. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Jan 9, 2020

BBCC Emeritus status granted to Paul Hirai

Former trustee and long-time college supporter and advocate

The Big Bend Community College Board of Trustees granted Paul Hirai, former trustee, and long-time college supporter and advocate, Emeritus status.

For more than five decades, Hirai has nurtured the growth of Big Bend and given generously of both his time and resources to support The College’s mission of providing its students a quality education through excellence in teaching and learning. More...

Health Matters Published Jan 7, 2020

No fluff here. Just results.

Kris’ Skincare Studio NOW OPEN in Moses Lake!

VENUE Magazine had the opportunity to meet Kris Fisk, and we are impressed.

The Studio

In 2013, Kris opened her skin care studio in Royal City. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published Jan 7, 2020

Toss out the D word

by Jan Thacker

I'd say the biggest problem I have right now is my rear end. And my belly. More...

Food & Drink Published Nov 14, 2019

Squirrel Fight Artisan Brewery

Now, about that name? ~ by Ben Getz

Location, location, location! This mantra of the realtor’s world may have an application with Moses Lake’s newest purveyor of artisanal alcoholic malted beverages. Located right next to a historical Moses Lake institution, Chico’s Pizza, many will ask, “What goes better together than pizza and beer?” Like Sonny and Cher, Abbot and Costello, squirrels and nuts. More...

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Featured Events

The Maxwell Quartet from Scotland to Perform in Moses Lake

Date Jan 30, 2020 Starts: 7:00 PM - Ends: 8:30 PM
Glasgow-based string quartet, The Maxwell Quartet from Scotland, is bringing the sounds and stories of bonnie Scotland.

“…enthralling musical experience.”
– The Herald Scotland

The Glasgow-based ... More
Wallenstien Theatre
6989 College Parkway NE
Moses Lake, WA
98837

Write On the River 2020 Writers Competition

Date Feb 1, 2020 Starts: 11:59 PM - Ends: 12:00 AM
Where did the time go? The deadline is February 1.

See the easy guidelines for the 2020 Writers Competition (our thirteenth!) and submit your manuscript soon. Six regional writers will ... More

Fly Tying Series with Wenatchee Valley Fly Fishers’ Bruce Merighi and the Wenatchee River Institute - 5 week series

Date Feb 11, 2020 Starts: 6:00 PM - Ends: 8:00 PM
Leavenworth– Do you fly fish or would you like to fly fish? Then you need flies! Learn the basics of fly tying from Wenatchee Valley Fly Fishers’ Bruce Merighi. This ... More
Wenatchee River Institute Red Barn
347 Division Street
Leavenworth, WA
98826

Columbia Basin Allied Arts Red Soiree Fundraiser

Date Feb 21, 2020 Starts: 6:30 PM - Ends: 8:30 PM
The night includes a casual dinner, a live auction focused on art and experience-based live auction items and dancing. Join us this year – your presence makes a difference – RED theme, ... More
Big Bend Community College ATEC Bldg 1800
7611 Bolling St. NE
Moses Lake, WA
98837

Moonlight Snowshoe Stroll

Date Feb 21, 2020 Starts: 5:00 PM - Ends: 7:00 PM
Take a guided snowshoe stroll along the whispering Wenatchee River on Leavenworth’s Riverfront Park Trail and Barn Beach Reserve property. Experience the natural world at dusk and then ambient-lit ... More
Wenatchee River Institute Red Barn
347 Division Street
Leavenworth, WA
98826

Four Minutes of Fame - Open Mic

Date Feb 27, 2020 Starts: 6:30 PM - Ends: 8:30 PM
Want to try out a few pages of your recent inspiration? Eager to read from your just-published memoir? Got poems? Plan on a fun and casual evening sharing original work ... More
Milepost 111
407 Aplets Way
Cashmere, WA
98815

Hamlet by Seattle Shakespeare Company

Date Mar 6, 2020 Starts: 7:00 PM - Ends: 8:30 PM
“Nothing is as it seems in this classic story of family, love, loss, murder, and betrayal!”

Seattle Shakespeare Company has been touring productions that maintain the beauty of ... More
Wallenstien Theatre
6989 College Parkway NE
Moses Lake, WA
98837

The Spokane Jazz Orchestra

Date Mar 20, 2020 Starts: 7:00 PM - Ends: 8:30 PM
“Fall in love with America’s original art form – jazz.”

Columbia Basin Allied Arts bring you The Spokane Jazz Orchestra – The Music of George Gershwin, Featuring Dr. Jody ... More
Wallenstien Theatre
6989 College Parkway NE
Moses Lake, WA
98837

The Hit-or-Miss Adventures of Watson and Holmes - FREE theater camp

Date Apr 11, 2020 Starts: 3:00 PM
Jeff Ames Productions – The Hit-or-Miss Adventures of Watson and Holmes – FREE theater camp – Another week-long FREE k-12 theater camp for kids, written, directed and produced by a local graduate! The ... More
Wallenstien Theatre
6989 College Parkway NE
Moses Lake, WA
98837

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