Wenatchee Downtown Banners Honor Local Veterans

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No doubt you’ve seen the new banners hanging from street lamp posts in Downtown Wenatchee. The project undertaken by the Downtown merchants association honors local military veterans. WDA Executive Director, Linda Haglund comments on the project on an upcoming Life With Lisa program. . .

Each of the banners includes a picture of the veteran along with the branch of the military they served and their length of service. Each of their personal stories will be compiled in a book being published by the Wenatchee World. You can learn more about the project on an upcoming Life With Lisa program on NCWLIFE Channel.

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Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.