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Reunions

Class reunions scheduled throughout North Central Washington

College Life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

Behind the scenes at the dam

WENATCHEE — Extended hours and hard-hat tours welcome guests to Rocky Reach Dam through Saturday.

Serving the Nation

Staff Sgt. Brandon E. Gilbert, a 2002 Eastmont High School graduate, is serving as a senior drill sergeant at Fort Benning, Ga. He is an 11-year veteran of the U.S. Army as a combat medic. Sgt. Gilbert is the son of Don and Cheryl Gilbert of Deer Park and formerly of East Wenatchee, and the grandson of Ken and Delta Wood of East Wenatchee.

Benefit at Blom’s for Ayla James

CASHMERE — Blom’s American Grill and Irish Pub, 112 Alberta Ave., will hold a benefit dinner for Ayla James from 6 to 9 p.m. July 30.

Open house for two retiring extension employees

WENATCHEE — Ray Faini, Chelan County Extension director, and Timothy Smith, North Central Washington tree fruit specialist, are retiring after each working 41 years with Washington State University.

Andrew York Rodeo finale nets record donation

WENATCHEE — Overwhelming response from volunteers, competitors, spectators and the community helped raise a record amount at the final Andrew York Lineman Rodeo last month, adding $37,000 to the memorial scholarship fund.

Dear Abby: Girl and cousin both need counseling after assault

Dear Abby: My granddaughter “Cindy,” age 2, was being watched by her mommy’s ex-sister-in-law and her sons. Cindy went to her mommy and said, “Bubby hurt me.” Bubby is what she calls her 10-year-old cousin. Her mother called the police. A policeman spoke to her and said there wasn’t enough evidence. Now my granddaughter is scared of men.

Dear Abby: Younger couples weigh in on money

Dear Readers: On April 11, I printed a letter from “Wondering in Washington,” a man asking why young men in general today have the attitude that “any money I earn is mine” in a marriage or live-in situation. He said when he married, he and his wife considered what they earned to be “theirs” — not his or hers. When I asked my “younger readers” to chime in, I was inundated. Some excerpts:
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Seaver — 50th

Gerald and Vicki Seaver of Okanogan celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary June 7 with a family dinner at the Rivertop Bar and Grill in Wenatchee.
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Asplund, Lammert

Karin Asplund and Kevin Lammert, both of Wenatchee, have announcement their engagement.

Births

Birth announcements throughout North Central Washington

Dear Abby: Son decides life on the road isn’t for him after all

Dear Abby: For years, my wife and I were RV enthusiasts. We have a son who was envious about our lifestyle and expressed a desire to own an RV and travel the highways. When we decided to give up the practice, we gave our travel trailer to him as a gift.