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Chelan student attends Society for Range Management forum

ST. GEORGE, Utah — Ashley Oswald, a junior in the agricultural education program at Chelan High School, represented the Pacific Northwest region at the Society for Range Management’s high school youth forum held Jan. 29-Feb. 2.

4-H club announces officers

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Heights 4-H Club has elected its officers for the 2016-17 year: Tyler Schuyleman, recreation chairman; Evan Berdan, reporter; Joe Schuyleman, treasurer; Nicole Grupp, secretary; Kadi Compton, vice president; and Kody Richards, president.

Annual chess tournament winner announced

EPHRATA — The Waypoint Foundation has announced that Steven McClain of Moses Lake won the organization’s 2017 scholastic chess tournament.

Mentoring program receives $7,000 award

NCW — Chelan-Douglas CASA’s Adolescents in Transition to Education and Employment through Mentoring (ATEEM) program received a $7,000 award from the Knisely Family Foundation.


Classes scheduled throughout North Central Washington

U.S. shuts high-security labs over concerns about air hose safety

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has closed down its highest security biosafety laboratories after discovering that hoses that supply air to scientists wearing special protective suits were never approved for that use, the agency said on Friday.

Spurbeck, Perez

Katie Spurbeck and Andrey Perez have announced their engagement.


Confluence Health, Wenatchee

Knot the ‘70s anymore as macrame goes millennial

GIG HARBOR — Disco. Mullet hairstyles. Tight shiny shirts. Some things have stayed in the 1970s, and deservedly so. But macrame is back in a big way, thanks to new materials, boho-loving millennials and creative artists who think way beyond brown jute owls and plant hangers. And the trend that’s been growing from Portland to Sydney is finally hitting Washington’s South Sound.

Church welcomes new pastor

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Church of God Faith of Abraham will welcome Pastor Robin Todd during a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the church, 1835 N. Western Ave.

We are family, even when the branches seem far apart

There are cultures and religions that revere, honor and even worship their ancestors. We don’t practice such a faith in our family, but I did take the time to talk to my ancestors recently.

It’s time to think about how you record, store memories

Do you like to gather around when family is together and look back through the old photo albums documenting childhood days? The corners of the books are frayed and the white pages have turned a shade between yellow and brown, but inside those pages exist the precious records of family life. Our parents printed 4 x 6 pictures and secured them with a clear sheet of plastic in the hope that one day we would look back through the albums, remembering the stories contained deep within the images. As we ...