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WHS debaters place at state tournament

TACOMA — The Wenatchee High School speech and debate team competed at the 2017 Thomas WIAA State Speech and Debate Tournament March 11 at the University of Puget Sound.

Combined donation contributes to pediatric therapy program

CHELAN — The Community Foundation of North Central Washington and the Lake Chelan Community Hospital Foundation recently contributed a combined $6,365 to the pediatric occupational therapy program at Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics.

Dear Abby | Dispatcher pleads for help

Dear Abby: I’m a 911 dispatcher and I am shocked by the abuse of the 911 system. We are here to help in times of emergency, but our lines are continuously tied up by people who don’t have one. PLEASE help by passing along this plea to your readers:


Wenatchee Midwife Service and Childbirth Center

Anderson — Guzman

Brian Anderson and Georgina Guzman were married March 4 at the Chelan County Courthouse. The ceremony was officiated by Judge Roy S. Fore.

Smartphone may be ruining your relationships, studies find

A study published in the journal Psychology of Popular Media Culture asked college couples how dependent they were on their smartphones and how difficult it would be for them to go without their phone for a day. Regardless of how much they used their phones, the level of dependency on them determined how confident these couples were about their relationships. Those who felt that their partners were too dependent on their devices said they weren’t as satisfied in their relationship as those who perceived their partners to be less dependent ...

Renken — Hambly-Cody

Kerry Hambly-Cody and Skyler Renken were married Dec. 5 in Wenatchee.

Howell — Burns

Patricia Burns and Dr. J. Harden Howell III were married Feb. 13 in a private ceremony at their residence. The ceremony was officiated by Judge Lesley A. Allan.

Sweet — Bitterman

Brittney Bitterman and Cody Sweet were married Feb. 24 at the Chelan County Courthouse.

Sisters find each other 60 years later

DISCOVERY BAY, Calif. — A DNA test was the missing link that brought two women, living on opposite sides of the country, to find that they were long lost sisters.

Ostomy bags don’t stop this model

BALTIMORE — Jearlean Taylor wowed the owner of the modeling agency and school with her fierce walk, long legs and cover girl face.