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Births

Births from throughout North Central Washington

Chapton — 60th

Jerry and Louise Chapton of East Wenatchee celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Saturday. A family dinner and celebration will be held at a later date.

Dreams play out on ice

The sound of blades cutting through the ice fills the air as a sharp wind blows past. Every thought leaves the mind as the feel of being on the ice takes over all senses.
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Neighbors Care Fund needs your help

Another 32 donations were made to the Neighbors Care Fund in the past week, pushing the total to $6,535. Fund contributions will be accepted through early January.

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A few pointers on poinsettia care

Growing in their native habitat in the dry sub-tropics of Central America, poinsettias are a 15-foot tall shrub. Here, we purchase it as a seasonal annual plant for Christmas because it’s red and green.

Get everything ready in advance for holiday clean-up messes

It’s just about time to pull everything out of holiday storage, find your Mannheim Steamroller discs for background music and prepare for any of the uh-ohs lying in wait when family and guests come to celebrate. We checked with local holiday rescuers and Googled, asked national sources, visited Pinterest and Heloise and compiled a list to keep handy. Some hints are familiar; others are updates of tried-and-true solutions.
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Pasco mural part of family’s history

A mural recently discovered in the basement of a demolished Pasco building can be traced to a Japanese immigrant who wanted to teach young people about his native land.