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Church welcomes new pastor

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Church of God Faith of Abraham will welcome Pastor Robin Todd during a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the church, 1835 N. Western Ave.

We are family, even when the branches seem far apart

There are cultures and religions that revere, honor and even worship their ancestors. We don’t practice such a faith in our family, but I did take the time to talk to my ancestors recently.

It’s time to think about how you record, store memories

Do you like to gather around when family is together and look back through the old photo albums documenting childhood days? The corners of the books are frayed and the white pages have turned a shade between yellow and brown, but inside those pages exist the precious records of family life. Our parents printed 4 x 6 pictures and secured them with a clear sheet of plastic in the hope that one day we would look back through the albums, remembering the stories contained deep within the images. As we ...

Frank Cone | Waiting for spring

Frank Cone captured this image of a sparrow sitting on a barbed wire fence near the Wenatchee riverfront earlier this month. (Frank Cone photo)

Robotics teams are an awesome STEM opportunity for Cascade students

Fourteen students from the Cascade School District recently put their engineering, design and teamwork skills to the test. A four-person all-girl robotics team from Osborn Elementary and a 10-person co-ed robotics team from Icicle River Middle School qualified for and attended the Semifinal First Lego League Competition on Jan. 21. 

Fossils show quick rebound of life after ancient mass extinction

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fossils including sharks, sea reptiles and squid-like creatures dug up in Idaho reveal a marine ecosystem thriving relatively soon after Earth’s worst mass extinction, contradicting the long-held notion life was slow to recover from the calamity.

Survival rates for extremely preterm babies improving

The first decade of the 2000s saw a small but significant increase in the survival of extremely premature infants without early neurodevelopmental problems, according to a study of nearly 4,500 babies born at 11 U.S. medical centers.

Small sandwiches, worthy meals

Making two-bite sandwiches for a weeknight meal is a nice way to mix things up every now and then. Ideally, they need to pack a lot of flavor into a tidy package.