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Unusual jobs: Pastor’s work takes her beyond church walls

Pastor Liv Larson Andrews likes to walk through the West Central neighborhood. On Monday mornings, she crosses the street from Salem Lutheran Church on Broadway Avenue and meets a small group of parishioners at Indaba Coffee.
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Double the danger

The rumble of thunder and the flash of lightning is enough to send most people ducking for cover. It’s those moments, though, that send photographer Frank Cone searching for a good vantage point to shoot the action. He took this photo Aug. 2 from Badger Mountain.

Dear Abby: Marriage still in limbo after affair

Dear Abby: My husband of 30 years had an affair a year and a half ago. We struggled through the aftermath and are trying to restart our relationship. He remained in touch with the other woman until she finally pulled the plug on him, and now he has no interest in talking with me about our relationship or how to improve it.
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Houdini auction on tap

CHICAGO — More than 85 years after his death, we cannot escape Harry Houdini.

Community Foundation awards $469,000 in scholarships

WENATCHEE — The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $469,000 in scholarships to students across North Central Washington — the most ever awarded by the foundation. The foundation received 1,466 applications, another record amount, with 249 students receiving one or more awards.

SAGE collecting used shoes to donate to Haiti, Ghana

WENATCHEE — SAGE (Safety, Advocacy, Growth and Empowerment) a local crime victims’ service center, is hoping to collect 300 bags with 25 pairs of gently used shoes in each. The shoes will be used to create a “shoe rehab” micro-businesses in underdeveloped countries like Haiti and Ghana. With the shoe donation, the agency will receive $3,000 to help local victims of crime.

CASA will hold open house Sept. 4

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) has planned a community open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at Chelan County PUD, 327 N. Wenatchee Ave.

Back-to-school clothing giveaway Saturday

WENATCHEE — Serve Wenatchee Valley will hold a back-to-school clothing giveaway from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 1400 S. Miller St. Children grades K through 8 who live in Chelan or Douglas county are eligible to receive new jeans, tops, shoes, socks and can also shop gently-used clothing. Haircuts will also be provided.

Leavenworth Lions craft fair

LEAVENWORTH — The Leavenworth Lions Club will hold a craft fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 30 at Lions Club Park.

College life: Wenatchee Valley College

The following students have been named to Wenatchee Valley College’s spring quarter 2014 Dean’s List for earning grade point averages of 3.5-3.99 in 12 or more college-level graded credits.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington
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Reader scrapbook

Pirate princess Malina Johnson and her first mate, Candie, stop for a quick, “hardy” lunch before continuing on with their adventures. Malina, 6, is the granddaughter of Hal and Jean Turner of Cashmere, and resides with her parents Mike and Samantha Johnson in Portland, Ore. Grandma Jean captured this moment during a recent visit to Portland.

Dear Abby: Mom concerned for daughter’s safety due to obsessive stalker

Dear Abby: I am very concerned about my 33-year-old daughter’s safety. A man in his mid-60s, someone she met at a previous job, has become obsessed with her. He has declared his love for her, divorced his wife and slathered my struggling, single daughter with gifts over the last three years.

Northwest wineries crafting delicious rosés

Back in June, we wrote about a number of rosés that would be perfect for summer sipping. Since then, we have seen an absolute deluge of pink wines coming from Pacific Northwest wineries — so many that we decided we’d better put the spotlight back on this exciting and growing category.