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Pet of the Week: Em-J is a sweetie

Em-J is a sweet little girl who is very social, say the folks over at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a 4-month-old black and brown short hair domestic mix. Em-J loves lots of attention and she will nuzzle and purr her approval. At her foster home, she lived indoors and was litter box trained. She has also been around dogs. Em-J longs for some quality snuggle time with a new forever friend.

FIDO Pack Walk em-barks from Pybus Saturday

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee FIDO (Friends Improving Dog Opportunities) will hold a Pack Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday. All dogs and their people are invited to meet in the parking lot behind Pybus Public Market.

Seagoing Cowboys presentations to be held

TONASKET — The Okanogan County Historical Society will sponsor three presentations on a group called the Seagoing Cowboys, who volunteered to take cattle and horses to war-torn countries after WWII from 1945 to 1947. Seven thousand U.S. men and boys took part; 29 from Washington State and 14 from Okanogan County.

Similkameen Sunday celebration Sept. 21

TONASKET — A celebration honoring the culture, spirit and resources of the Similkameen River will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Community Cultural Center of Tonasket, 411 Western Ave.

Lions clubs to hold ‘Putting for Sight and Hearing’ event

DESERT CANYON — The Wenatchee Valley Lions and Greater Wenatchee Sunrise Lions clubs will hold their 18th annual “Putting for Sight and Hearing” tournament Sept. 13 at the Desert Canyon professional putting course north of Orondo.

WVHS to host ‘Pearls and Paws’ fundraiser

CHELAN — The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society (WVHS) will host “Pearls and Paws — A Humane Affair” from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at Tsillan Cellars at Lake Chelan.

College life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

Dear Abby: Husband who relives his past should focus on his present

Dear Abby: I’m married to the love of my life. I can’t imagine loving a man more than I love “Wayne,” and I know he feels the same about me. The problem is, he’s always telling stories about things he has done, including past relationships, in graphic detail.

Births

Birth announcements from throughout North Central Washington
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Liebing — 50th

Stanley and Lee Liebing of Wenatchee will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Hawaii.
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Stueckle — 60th

The Rev. Norman and Carol Stueckle of Wenatchee celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary during a reception July 20 at the Wenatchee Church of the Nazarene.

Dear Abby: Man has options to cover scar

Dear Abby: You printed a letter from “Self-Conscious in Georgia” (May 15), a young man who is insecure about the scar from his heart surgery. I have had three surgeries for congenital defects, my first at 2 years old. Because many women’s fashions expose the upper chest, I applied anti-scar products, which greatly reduced the size and color of my scars.
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Brush up on paint choices: Make the most of every gallon with these tips

Painting a home seems like a simple task: You select a color and start the job. But beyond color, you’ll need to think about chemicals, environmental factors and sheen. We talked to paint experts for tips on how to do a better job of figuring it all out so you can have the best paint job possible.
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Seasoning food properly makes all the difference in taste

Do you keep a salt shaker on the dining-room table? More important, do you use it on the food on your plate? If so, then I’d like to suggest that you may not be seasoning your food properly. Let’s fix that, shall we?
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No time to waste on wild four o’clock

Earlier this summer, the Chelan County Noxious Weed Department received funding from the state Noxious Weed Control Board to help land owners eradicate wild four o’clock.
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Trail treats: DIY granola bars and other outdoorsy food

Fresh air, gorgeous views and mile after mile of rugged but walkable wilderness — there are few forms of exercise more enticing than a hike along beautiful mountain trails. It’s good for the body, mind and spirit.

Unusual jobs: Pastor’s work takes her beyond church walls

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.