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Mikkelsen, Lyons

Jessica Lyons and Nicholas Mikkelsen exchanged wedding vows Aug. 16 on the riverfront at Rock Island before Arthur Emery.
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Marohl, Hill

Hallie Marohl and Austin Hill, both of Colorado Springs, Colo., have announced their engagement.

Dear Abby: Living together may end long-distance engagement

Dear Abby: My fiance, “Derrick,” and I have been engaged for almost a year. The whole time we’ve been together he has been overseas. While he has many of the characteristics I look for in a man, he isn’t as down-to-earth as I’d like him to be.

A Life with God | Harvest is a joyful season

If this were a movie, a joyful song and dance would be added. Harvesting is a happy time. Hard work from daybreak as farmers share a thrashing machine and wives join the work. But grain safely stored in a silo is like mass evangelism’s responders in God’s care.
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Historic Holy Ark doors find a new home

CHICAGO — Standing sentry in a quiet corner of Sukkat Shalom synagogue in north suburban Wilmette, the cherubim on a pair of historic and artistically significant Holy Ark doors have found a new home.

Top LDS women’s leader to visit Wenatchee area

Linda K. Burton, the general president of the women’s Relief Society organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), will speak in East Wenatchee next Saturday evening.
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‘Wings on the Icicle’

Marcy LaGagnier is documenting osprey along the Icicle River as part of her “Wings on the Icicle” series. These images were taken this summer, showing an adult osprey and its offspring. LaGagnier is a Puyallup-based photographer with family and friends in North Central Washington.
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5 Things to Know About: Make A Difference Day

Work outside or inside, make a donation, spend the day or just a few minutes, help a pre-organized project or create your own. It doesn’t matter how small or how large your project is. When it comes to Make A Difference Day, everyone is invited to participate and all projects matter.
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Spotlight on Chelan murals

Chelan has a lot of murals, somewhere around 18 at last count, not including two in Manson. The outdoor paintings celebrate our area’s natural beauty, our past, our maritime and agricultural heritage, and our American Indian, Latin and European roots. Every mural depicts a unique Lake Chelan Valley outlook on life: hard-working, optimistic, surrounded by nature’s bounty, big.

Bringing back the bison

FRANKLIN GROVE, Ill. — The hulking animals that stepped from trailers to corrals drew a hushed, attentive audience of about 25 people.

Dear Abby: Thoughts of ex linger after divorce

Dear Abby: I have a serious problem that’s consuming my life. I know people say you never really get over your first love, but I don’t know why after six years I still think about my ex on a daily basis.
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Reader scrapbook

Twenty-month-old Faith Schroeder sampled a ripe pear while visiting her grandma, Bonnie Schroeder, in Quincy last month. She was standing next to a little bench where Bonnie sets ground falls from her Bartlett pear tree, and she was enjoying her juicy pear so much that Bonnie decided to take a photo. A moment later, she noticed one of Faith’s minion toys was nestled among the pears. Faith is the daughter of Alicia and Dain Schroeder of Quincy.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Photos of Vietnam casualties from NCW sought for tribute

NCW — The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., lists the names of 58,286 servicemen and servicewomen who died in the war. Now there’s an effort to put a face and story to each name on the wall, including those from North Central Washington.

Lions club sponsoring harvest maze

QUINCY — The Quincy Valley Lions club has organized a harvest maze and pumpkin patch on Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 26. The maze is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.