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Highland Wonders series presents next event

TONASKET — The Okanogan Highland Alliance will host its next Highland Wonders educational event “The World Needs More Birders” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at Tonasket Community Cultural Center.

Presentation on North Cascades grizzly bears

TWISP — The Methow Conservancy will feature the program “Ghost Bears: Studying Grizzly Bears in the North Cascades” Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Twisp River Pub.

Students win at Seattle competition

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.

Winners of Okanogan High School poetry contest

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.

WHS speech, debate team competes in Federal Way

WENATCHEE — Six students from the Wenatchee High School speech and debate club joined more than 50 schools competing at the Federal Way Annual Invitational at Decatur High School earlier this month.

Dear Abby: Husband hopes wife is willing to spice up their love life soon

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: Woman isn’t really attracted to the man of her dreams

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.

Tsai, Gellatly

Carol Wan-yin Tsai of Penghu, Taiwan, and Alex Scott Gellatly of Wenatchee have announced their engagement.

Foland, Baugh

Alyssa Grace Foland of Chicago and Andrew William Baugh of Belleville, Ill., have announced their engagement.


Birth announcements throughout North Central Washington

GOP tests Christian power at the polls

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.

The pope may speak before Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Expectations are growing that Pope Francis will be ascending the House rostrum this fall to speak before a joint meeting of Congress.