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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.

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.





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.

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.