Health & Fitness

Health and fitness news and information. Keeping up with the healthy, active, people who call North Central Washington home.

Wenatchee YMCA offers free swim and water safety lessons

WENATCHEE - As the season turns from spring to summer, the Wenatchee Valley YMCA is encouraging children and parents in Chelan and Douglas Counties...

Wenatchee looks to make the city more walker friendly

WENATCHEE - The City of Wenatchee is conducting a survey to find out how to make Wenatchee more walker friendly. City spokeswoman, Brooklyn Holton...

Saddle Rock Gateway Project earns Recreation Spotlight Award

WENATCHEE - The City of Wenatchee was presented the 2018 Washington Recreation and Park Association Park and Facilities Spotlight award for the Saddle Rock...

Sage Hills Day Drive Trailhead closed Tuesday

WENATCHEE - Day Drive Trailhead at the foot of Sage Hills Trail will be closed temporarily tomorrow (Tue) for neighborhood construction. Trail users, are...

Sports Medicine program at WHS places 2nd at state competition

WENATCHEE - For a state record 24th time, the Wenatchee High School Sports Medicine program finished in the top four in the state competition. The...

Confluence Health named one of 150 Great Places to Work

WENATCHEE - For the second year in a row, Confluence Health was recently named to Becker’s 150 great places to work in healthcare 2018....

Walk MS coming to Walla Walla Point Park this Saturday

WENATCHEE - The annual Walk MS event returns to Walla Walla Point Park this Saturday afternoon to benefit the National MS Society. On a...

Heart Breaker 5K to celebrate American Heart Month in Wenatchee

WENATCHEE- Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States and nearly a quarter of all deaths...

Influenza claims 132 Washington residents this winter

WENATCHEE - Complications associated with this year’s influenza have so far claimed the lives of 132 Washington residents according to numbers released this week...

Columbia Valley Community Health Fears Loss of Federal Funds

Wenatchee, Wa.- An official with Columbia Valley Community Health expresses concerns about future loss of services if Federal funding is cut. Steve Hair reports...