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Blossoms & Brews beer garden opens May 1

The Blossoms & Brew beer garden at Memorial Park will be open 1 to 10 p.m. May 1, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 2, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 3, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 4.

Apple Blossom Festival Entertainment Schedule

The Gesa Credit Union Entertainment stage in Memorial Park will again feature some of the best talent the area has to offer over the course of the 11-day festival. Here’s the list:
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Keyes Fibre Youth Parade Lineup

Editors note: This is the parade lineup as of April 21. For an up-to-date list, check out the festival website, appleblossom.org. The youth parade begins at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Seeking your festival photos

If you and your family take some cute Apple Blossom Festival photos, then send them to us! We’re looking for photos of kids and families enjoying this year’s festival.
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Apple Blossom Junior Royalty

The 2014 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Junior Royalty court is, from left, Princess Josefina Albert, Queen Alex Toth and Princess Katherine Loomis. The junior court will ride in Saturday’s Keyes Fibre Youth Parade and will carry the festival banner during the Stemilt Growers Grand Parade on May 3.
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How to make homemade tortillas that you’ll love

Back in the mid-1800s, tensions were mounting between the U.S. and Mexico. Contemporaneously, many Roman Catholic, Irish immigrants to the U.S. were experiencing discrimination in their mostly Protestant adopted home.

Births

Births announcements throughout North Central Washington
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King — 60th

Paul and Shirley King of Wenatchee celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at their home yesterday.
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Shane — Countryman

Christina Shane and Kevin Countryman, both of Wenatchee, have announced their engagement.

Dynamic speaker wows teachers, parents

At the beginning of this school year, Chelan and Manson staff and Migrant/Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee leaders expressed an interest in working together to bring a speaker to the Spanish-speaking families in our community.