Review of Wenatchee, Washington


About Wenatchee, Washington
Star Rating - 9/7/2005
I was born and raised there. Wenatchee boasts many fine recreational opportunities. Mission Ride Ski area is about 11 miles outside of town. Lake Chelan is 36 miles from town. The area sits on the eastern slope of the Cascades and does not experience the rainfall or the overcast skies that the Seatte area experiences. The summers are generally hot and dry with winters being cold. In recent years there has been little snowfall which is a bit unusual for this area. Power rates are probably the lowest in the country due to many dams being in the area. I would not recommend living in the area however. The area has been econonmically depressed for as long as I can remember. At lest for the last 25 years. Very few opportunities and very little job growth. The areas thinking is extremely conservative which will continue to hamper its future growth.
Michael | Sarasota, FL
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