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Free health screenings offered by Lions club

ROCK ISLAND — The Wenatchee Central Lions Club will sponsor a free health screening event from 1 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Rock Island Elementary, 5645 Rock Island Road.


East Wenatchee

Dear Abby | Woman’s move doesn’t bring any new friends

Dear Abby: I moved to a new state two years ago, mostly because I had a friend who lived here part-time. I have distanced myself from many of the people she has introduced me to because they all talk about each other behind their backs. They also don’t work many hours and start drinking very early in the day.



After life-altering accident, artist learns with his left hand

CONTRA MESA, Calif. — He reached for the side of his head and felt his protruding skull, which had shifted in the accident. Through the blood and alcohol haze, he could feel part of his skull was not where it should be, and there was a gaping hole.

Strand — 30th

Victor and Linda Strand recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. The couple have planned a trip to the Washington coast to celebrate the occasion.

Bendotti — 70th

Eugene and Edith Bendotti celebrated their 70th anniversary during an open house at their daughter’s home. The celebration was organized by their daughter, Jody Downes.

Laurie — 60th

Harold and Sharon Laurie celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in September with a trip to New Orleans.

McCreary — Hodge

Micaiah Hodge and Jeremy McCreary were married Aug. 27 at Shadow Mountain Events, Chelan. The ceremony was officiated by Shaun McNay.


Birth announcements throughout North Central Washington

Weyenberg — Chapman

Kristin Chapman and Ian Weyenberg were married Aug. 6 at Ohme Gardens. Rev. Sylvia Dabney officiated the ceremony.

McGuire — Maloney

Brandon McGuire and Jenny Maloney were married Oct. 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dear Abby | Covert use of speakerphone makes caller want to clam up

Dear Abby: When I call my brother or sister, I expect my call to be private, just between the two of us. However, halfway through the call, other people in the household join the conversation or I’ll hear pots and pans rattling. I consider this to be very rude.