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Dear Abby| Daughter shuts door on mom in retaliation for remarriage

Dear Abby: I am 54. My daughter is 25 and married with two kids. Her dad and I have been divorced for almost 10 years. Three years ago, I met a wonderful man. After dating for about a year, we were married. It’s been heavenly; I love my life.


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Hoback, Noyd

Natalie Hoback and David Noyd, both of Wenatchee, have announced their engagement.

May — 50th

Gary and Carol May will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 7 during a private reception. Friends and community members interested in attending should contact Lacey Crockett at

Hodson, Christman

Samantha Hodson and Sean Christman, both of Seattle, have announced their engagement.

From ‘Exodus’ to ‘God’s Not Dead 2’: The new wave of religious movies, explained

If there were a family tree for modern religious movies, the forefather would be Mel Gibson’s 2004 phenomenon “The Passion of the Christ.” Made for $30 million, the R-rated drama went on to gross more than $600 million worldwide. Then it spawned a huge brood of descendants, including the recent release “Miracles from Heaven” and “God’s Not Dead 2,” which has grossed $17.6 million since its April 1debut.

College life

News of college students from throughout North Central Washington

Regional libraries hosting humanities programs

North Central Washington residents are invited to explore history and cultural diversity through music, dance and interactive presentations offered by Humanities Washington.

Rock Island food bank doesn’t skip a beat

There but for the grace of God, go I. We all know what it is like to be hungry — but how many of us actually know what it is like to be hungry day after day? To look into the eyes of our children at bedtime and know they are hungry but not know how we will be able to feed them the next day?

Dear Abby | Admitted hypochondriac seeks a cure for her fear of dying

Dear Abby: I’m a hypochondriac. I am currently waiting on the biopsy results for a mole I had removed. Right now I’m worried and miserable. I feel guilty for what I’m putting my husband through. I want to get therapy, but doing that feels like admitting I’m too weak to handle my problems myself. My husband thinks he’s a bad husband because he can’t help me.

Garden helps students do a lot of learning from the ground up

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On a warm, overcast morning last week, Ketcham Elementary School received a very dirty makeover. Volunteers, along with a few older students, filled a half-dozen fruit and vegetable beds with soil, hammered a birdhouse into shape and set a pair of young fruit trees in place.

Town band seeks musicians

LEAVENWORTH — Musikkapelle Leavenworth is looking for a percussionist and other musicians who are interested in joining the group.

An app designed to make your food photos look tasty

Raise your hand if in the past 30 days you’ve hunched over a plate, tweaking filters here, adjusting warmth or structure there, all to create the perfect #foodgram. If you consider yourself a pro, you probably also stand on your chair to achieve the ever-popular overhead shot. All the while, your food goes cold and the temperament of your fellow diners grows colder.