WENATCHEE — Foothills Middle School students Cassandra Noyd, Leila Fischer, Abby Simmons and Elliot Kiesz and Sunnyslope Elementary student Olivia Noyd competed at the Seattle Prep annual speech competition on Jan. 17. The Foothills Middle School speech and debate team earned one third-place trophy and two fourth-place trophies.
OKANOGAN — The seventh annual Okanogan High School Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest selected its winners Jan. 21. Winning students were Isobel Luengas, first place; Mason Duke; second place; and Amanda Randolph, third place.
Dear Abby: My wife and I have been married for quite a while, and our intimate life became monotonous and unimaginative a long time ago. Over the years I have suggested we try things like role-playing and other non-extreme variations during intimate times. My suggestions were met with rolling eyes and retorts like, “I’m your wife, not a hooker.” I finally gave up and try to be content with what we have together.
Dear Abby: I am considered to be a quite attractive — easily a nine or a 10 — professional dancer here in Las Vegas. I recently met a guy who has literally met almost all my dream qualities for a life partner, husband and father of my future children.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Christian right launched a host of Republican stars, from Pat Robertson’s surprising bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 1988 to Mike Huckabee’s in 2008 and Rick Santorum’s in 2012.