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Scientists examine a kraken-sized squid

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — It was a calm morning in Antarctica’s remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington
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Reader scrapbook

Five-month-old Drake Jacobs’ favorite thing to do is hang out with the family’s 4-year-old border collie, Cali. Drake is the son of Audrey Briggs and Chad Jacobs of Wenatchee.

Share your Halloween or harvest gatherings

Is your group planning a Halloween-related event or harvest-themed alternative? If so, let us know so we can include it in our annual roundup of Halloween events. Noon Oct. 13 is the deadline to e-mail Anna Lopez at lopez@wenatcheeworld.com with the event information including what, when, where, who the event is for and a name and phone number for readers to call for more information. Events must be open to the general public. Questions? Call Anna Lopez at 661-6372.

Dear Abby: The key to being well-liked is to make yourself likable

Dear Abby: I’m a 15-year-old girl. When I’m with the high school group of kids at my church, I try to extend myself and talk, but they never reciprocate much. I always have to try to think of something to say and be careful I don’t embarrass myself. Especially around guys, I feel awkward and self-conscious.

Operation Christmas Child seeks volunteers

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Baptist Church, 400 S. Kentucky Ave., will be the site of an Operation Christmas Child open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 27.

Leo and Pat Sax receive volunteer award from WAEF

ELLENSBURG — Volunteers of the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) gathered at Central Washington University last week to be honored for their time, dedication and enthusiasm for their work with the foundation.
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Got monster zukes? Just stuff them

It’s every gardener’s secret September shame: Those zucchini plants you’ve been nursing along all summer suddenly have gone ballistic.