Pastor Liv Larson Andrews likes to walk through the West Central neighborhood. On Monday mornings, she crosses the street from Salem Lutheran Church on Broadway Avenue and meets a small group of parishioners at Indaba Coffee.
The rumble of thunder and the flash of lightning is enough to send most people ducking for cover. It’s those moments, though, that send photographer Frank Cone searching for a good vantage point to shoot the action. He took this photo Aug. 2 from Badger Mountain.
Dear Abby: My husband of 30 years had an affair a year and a half ago. We struggled through the aftermath and are trying to restart our relationship. He remained in touch with the other woman until she finally pulled the plug on him, and now he has no interest in talking with me about our relationship or how to improve it.
WENATCHEE — The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $469,000 in scholarships to students across North Central Washington — the most ever awarded by the foundation. The foundation received 1,466 applications, another record amount, with 249 students receiving one or more awards.
WENATCHEE — SAGE (Safety, Advocacy, Growth and Empowerment) a local crime victims’ service center, is hoping to collect 300 bags with 25 pairs of gently used shoes in each. The shoes will be used to create a “shoe rehab” micro-businesses in underdeveloped countries like Haiti and Ghana. With the shoe donation, the agency will receive $3,000 to help local victims of crime.
WENATCHEE — Serve Wenatchee Valley will hold a back-to-school clothing giveaway from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 1400 S. Miller St. Children grades K through 8 who live in Chelan or Douglas county are eligible to receive new jeans, tops, shoes, socks and can also shop gently-used clothing. Haircuts will also be provided.
Pirate princess Malina Johnson and her first mate, Candie, stop for a quick, “hardy” lunch before continuing on with their adventures. Malina, 6, is the granddaughter of Hal and Jean Turner of Cashmere, and resides with her parents Mike and Samantha Johnson in Portland, Ore. Grandma Jean captured this moment during a recent visit to Portland.
Dear Abby: I am very concerned about my 33-year-old daughter’s safety. A man in his mid-60s, someone she met at a previous job, has become obsessed with her. He has declared his love for her, divorced his wife and slathered my struggling, single daughter with gifts over the last three years.
Back in June, we wrote about a number of rosés that would be perfect for summer sipping. Since then, we have seen an absolute deluge of pink wines coming from Pacific Northwest wineries — so many that we decided we’d better put the spotlight back on this exciting and growing category.