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Spiritual study group plans Sunday meeting

The HUMUH Clear Mind Buddhist Life Science/Meditation Center will host a Satsang spiritual study group Sunday at 4 p.m. in the sanctuary of Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1550 Sunset Highway.

Art imitates life: Twisp pastor draws from artistic background to serve

When Jeff Palmberg was called to be the pastor of Community Covenant Church two years ago, his congregation knew they were getting more than someone who could paint word pictures from the pulpit. The members of the Methow Valley flock realized their new shepherd had an extensive artistic background from which he would likely draw while expressing his ministry gifts.

Acts of kindness in memory of grandma

TACOMA — Before it careened out of control — before she decided to perform 600 acts of kindness in one year — Alex McKelvey began with one.

Registration open for NAMI class

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Chelan/Douglas is hosting the Family-to-Family Class, which will run on Wednesday evenings and alternate Saturdays from April 8 to May 23.

College Life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington
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The Scratching Post | Mentor program is helping students

“It was quick, the whole thing happened in about two weeks,” Eastmont Learning Assistance Program coordinator Jennifer Byrd said. “He showed up the day of the test and we were nervous wrecks, I cried the minute we got the message that he passed.”

Spring means it is time to test your soil

The world has woken up again. Phoebes are building their nests and owl chicks are fledging. The garlic is poking through the mulch and the soil is dry enough to work.

The Apple Leaf | When the brain interferes with learning

The clock indicates it is early in the day— about 1:30 a.m. to be exact. A family is about to transition from tranquility to chaos in a heartbeat. It begins with a 17-year-old going in for a shower, but suddenly he finds himself calling multiple contacts. The phone call will slowly morph from a soft voice into a raging argument.

Newspaper where Mark Twain made his name is back in business

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev. — One wonders what Mark Twain himself would make of the news: The Gold Rush-era newspaper for which he once penned stories and witticisms on frontier life as a fledgling journalist is once again in print after a decades long hiatus.

Dear Abby: Favorite uncle reveals himself with a shocking sext message

Dear Abby: I am heartbroken. I have an uncle “Tony” I’m close to, who is like my best friend. I was sending him pictures of a football game and he sent me back a very inappropriate picture of himself. He says it was a “mistake,” that it was supposed to go to his wife, but the text message he sent with it showed different.

Dear Abby: Father’s noisy lovemaking is pain to daughter’s ears

Dear Abby: I’m the mother of an 18-year-old daughter. Her dad and I are divorced and she lives with him. We were married 20 years and I know he’s a good parent, except for one thing. My daughter has told me her father and his partner sometimes engage in very loud lovemaking when she’s in her room, and it embarrasses her. She’s shy to begin with, so she hasn’t said anything to him.