Apple Blossom Royalty Court Top 10 Candidates Announced

The Top 10 Candidates for the 100th Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Royalty were announced tonight (January 9).  Vying for the 2019 Queen and two Princesses are: From The Eastmont School District Candidates                                                               Parents Cassidy Cunningham                                             Jeff & JoAnn Cunningham Lucy Gomez                                                              Irma Gomez Citlali Gonzalez-Arroyo         …


Apple Blossom Festival Royalty Top 10 Announced January 9th

The 32 Apple Blossom Royalty Court candidates will get an opportunity to stand on stage and practice speaking briefly during the Candidate’s Reception Tuesday night. Festival Administrator Darci Christoferson says it’s designed to get rid of the butterflies for the candidates by asking questions from the bios and discussing fun…


Apple Blossom Quiet for Law Enforcement

Wenatchee Police Captain Edgar Reinfeld says Apple Blossom was a relatively quiet 10-day stretch with little in the way of trouble with just one exception. The exact numbers are expected to come out no later than Tuesday. Reinfeld complimented the Festival as setting up at least some security to make…


Apple Blossom Gets Crafty This Weekend

More than 125 vendors will fill Memorial Park Friday through the weekend for the Apple Blossom Arts and Crafts weekend. Darci Christoferson with the Festival says it runs from pottery and jewelry to artwork and beyond. Christoferson says they get asked every year by commercial vendors, but that they really…


First Weekend of Apple Blossom Will Be Busy

It’s the first weekend of Apple Blossom and there will be a lot to enjoy, even if the weather looks to put a crimp in our fun. Tonight, the Funtastic Shows Carnival opens at 3:00. Be wary though as the Wenatchee Wild also have Game 1 of the Doyle Cup…


Parade Prep Can Begin Thursday, April 26

From the City of Wenatchee’s Facebook page: APPLE BLOSSOM REMINDERS!! •Parade goers can set out their sidewalk furniture starting at 7:00 AM on Thursday, April 26 on Orondo Street East of Chelan Avenue. Please remove your sidewalk furniture no later than 7:00 PM on Saturday, May 5th. •Please take into…


Chief for a Day Kicks Off Apple Blossom

Apple Blossom kicks officially Thursday with Chief for a Day at noon. Wenatchee Police Captain Edgar Reinfeld says it’s a great opportunity to give kids who are going through some health challenges a moment in the spotlight. Kids will be partnered with Wenatchee and East Wenatchee Police, Chelan and Douglas…


Shuttle Among Options For Wild Games

From a press release – The Wenatchee Wild, winners of the British Columbia Hockey League’s (BCHL) Fred Page Cup, will continue their championship play to claim the Doyle Cup against the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) Spruce Grove Saints in a best of seven series this Friday, April 27, Saturday,…


Street Closures for Parades Announced

Youth Parade will take place on Saturday, April 28 at 11:00 AM. Wenatchee Avenue will NOT be closed. The parade will take place starting in Orondo and will turn onto Mission headed North. Parade begins promptly at 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. On Friday night May 4, Wenatchee Avenue will close at 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM. between…


Apple Blossom Junior Royalty Finalists Announced

The Washington State Apple Blossom has announced 11 finalists for the Junior Royalty Program, sponsored by Dr. Cara Schroeder Children’s Dentistry.  A panel of educators chose the finalists out of 82 essays from Fifth Grade girls in the Wenatchee and Eastmont School Districts on the following topic:   “If you…