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Church offers blessing service for pets

WENATCHEE — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will host a “Blessing of the Animals” service Sunday at 10 a.m. in the church nave, 428 King St.

Buddhist center to hold discussion group

EAST WENATCHEE — The HUMUH Buddhist Center will hold a Satsang spiritual study group Oct. 11 at 4 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1550 Sunset Highway.

Chelan County Fair Results

These are partial results from the Chelan County Fair, which took place from Sept. 9-13.

Getting a leg up academically through dance

AKRON, Ohio — Sixteen Harris Elementary third-graders spun around on their bottoms on the gym floor last week as music director Ron Hazelett played along on the keyboard. When lead dance teacher Shauna Conzaman yelled out stage directions, the kids stopped, with their bodies facing upstage, downstage, downstage right, downstage left and more.

Dear Abby: Man can’t cope with ex-wife and pregnant girlfriend

Dear Abby: My situation is upsetting and I don’t know what to do anymore. My girlfriend, “Dana,” is pregnant. My ex-wife showed up at our door with terminal cancer and nowhere to go. When I told her she could stay with us, Dana moved out.

Medical students to host pancake fundraiser

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley College Medical Assistant Student Knights will host an all-you-can-eat pancake fundraiser from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday at Applebees Bar and Grill, 1300 N. Miller St.

Football club inducts alums into hall of fame

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Football Club will host its second annual Wenatchee Panther Football Hall of Fame Dinner and Auction at 6 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Confluence Technology Center, 285 Technology Center Way #102.

Historical society seeks board members

EPHRATA — The Grant County Historical Society will hold an election to fill three seats on its board during its annual meeting on Nov. 10.

Dear Abby: People who ask about accent are being friendly

Dear Abby: I have lived in the United States for 40 years. My first 32 years were spent in Puerto Rico, so I speak with an accent. My problem is almost everyone I meet asks me where I’m from. I usually try to disguise my discomfort by jokingly asking them to guess.

Blood drive planned at local church

LEAVENWORTH — The Leavenworth Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Oct. 8th at the Church of the Latter Day Saints, 10170 Titus Road.