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Tsai, Gellatly

Carol Wan-yin Tsai of Penghu, Taiwan, and Alex Scott Gellatly of Wenatchee have announced their engagement.

Foland, Baugh

Alyssa Grace Foland of Chicago and Andrew William Baugh of Belleville, Ill., have announced their engagement.

Births

Birth announcements throughout North Central Washington

GOP tests Christian power at the polls

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Christian right launched a host of Republican stars, from Pat Robertson’s surprising bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 1988 to Mike Huckabee’s in 2008 and Rick Santorum’s in 2012.
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The pope may speak before Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Expectations are growing that Pope Francis will be ascending the House rostrum this fall to speak before a joint meeting of Congress.
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Bringing girls together through art

Bending slightly to talk to a beaming third-grade girl, Kim Bacon encouraged her student to lose herself in her artwork.
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Parking lot sentinels

Hobby photographer John Barta shot this image earlier this month in the parking lot of Confluence Health’s East Wenatchee clinic. The snow-covered trees stand out in the early morning light.
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Trip to Misawa still pays dividends

The signs inviting people to be ambassadors in the delegation from the Wenatchee Valley to our sister city, Misawa, Japan, are up again, bringing back wonderful memories.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

VFW presents Public Servant Awards

EAST WENATCHEE — The Veterans of Foreign Wars Dean Baughman River Post 3617 will present two Public Servant Awards for 2014 based on the nominations of Wenatchee Fire Chief Stan Smoke.

Student graduates Washington Youth Academy

WENATCHEE — Ricardo Barrales-Vergara of Wenatchee was among 144 cadets to graduate from the Washington Youth Academy during a Dec. 20 commencement ceremony.
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Reader scrapbook

Elsie Varga is all smiles — and static-y hair — after driving her car down a hill last summer at the Wenatchee home of Dan and Jean Logsdon, her great-aunt and uncle. Her mother, J.C. Varga, says that Elsie’s hair always looks like this after just a few minutes in her car. Elsie actually gets going pretty fast, with a push from her 5-year-old brother, Derrick. Elsie is the daughter of J.C. and Vern Varga of Wenatchee.