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Flash Flood Watch issued August 20 at 3:51PM PDT until August 22 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...STORMS ON FRIDAY MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OR MUD SLIDES OVER NORTH CASCADE BURN SCARS... .SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON FRIDAY OVER THE NORTH WASHINGTON CASCADES. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE A POSSIBILITY IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES...INCLUDING THE CARLTON, CHIWAUKUM, LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK, DUNCAN, MILLS CREEK,

Tonight

Lo61° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi81° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo61° Slight Chc Thunderstorms

Friday

Hi80° Heavy Rain

Friday Night

Lo59° Chance Thunderstorms

Saturday

Hi83° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo58° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi84° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo64° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi86° Sunny

Tomatoes on the vine, mind

Ready, set, go — to tomato tasting, big time. This Saturday morning, you can try lots of varieties, including heirlooms, hybrids, small cherry types and paste tomatoes. Compare different varieties and pick your personal favorites.

Dude food: Steven Raichlen talks man-made meals, kitchen tips

Cooking may not be a gender-specific activity, but there are some characteristics that follow stereotypes more often than not (read on before you start to object). At least that’s what Steven Raichlen says — and we tend to agree. He’s the guy who has brought us more grilling books than one would think possible (most of the 30 books he’s written, including “Planet Barbecue!” and “Barbecue! Bible”). Now Raichlen directs his considerable culinary knowledge to another subject he’s equally skilled at: teaching men to cook in “Man Made Meals: The ...

Dear Abby: Woman mistaken for cougar wants a big cat, not a cub

Dear Abby: I’m a single woman in my late 30s and have an 18-year-old daughter. When I am alone or out with my girlfriends, I am constantly hit on by younger men. My girlfriends say it’s because I don’t look my age and that I should feel flattered. Well, I am not a “cougar,” and I don’t get turned on by younger men. I find it offensive when I am approached by them.

Graybill—60th

David and Ellen Graybill will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary during a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Colonial Vista II, 625 Okanogan Ave.
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Sanders, Komm

Brittany Komm and Ryan Sanders exchanged wedding vows May 17 at Ohme Gardens before Shealyn Hansen.
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Weil—50th

Don and Nancy Weil of Quincy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday with a family gathering.

Troxler—65th

Johnnie and Marjorie Troxler of Wenatchee will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary during a picnic from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Washington Park.
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Bastardo, Reed

Amanda Bastardo and Benjamin Reed, both of Mystic, Conn., have announced their engagement.

Course planned for returning Catholics

WENATCHEE — St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wenatchee will be offering a six-session informal course starting in September called Catholics Returning Home.
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Churches put faith in social media

RALEIGH, N.C. — When they walk in the doors of the sprawling, red-brick Hope Community Church in Raleigh, no one takes a bulletin. Instead, they whip out their smartphones, tap the silver “Get Hope” app and open the sermon notes.
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Gathering Our Voice | Leading the way on Wenatchee’s riverfront

Dreaming big and delivering on a shared vision typically involves a lot of different people working together for a long period of time, especially when their goal is counter to the norm. Such was the case when a small group of arts supporters, including artist Ruth Allan, began envisioning ways to enhance Wenatchee’s riverfront in the mid- to late-1960s.
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Sales are hot this summer for Quincy ice cream trucks

Children all over Quincy come running when they hear the electronic tinkle-tune “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf.” They know the Wheel of Fortune Ice Cream Truck is coming down their street. Money in hand and parents walking behind them, they scramble to be the first one at the window.

Dear Abby: Woman treats friend’s kitchen like an all-you-can-eat buffet

Dear Abby: I have a friend who will help herself to anything in my fridge, pantry, etc. without asking. She also will eat most if not all food that’s meant to be shared, such as appetizers and snacks at a social gathering. Once she literally polished off an entire plate of appetizers before my guests arrived and I had nothing to feed them.

Dear Abby: Battle of the sexes ignites feedback

Dear Abby: I just finished reading the letter from “Pressured” (April 23), the wife whose husband keeps track of how often he and his wife have had sex and his determination to have sex 100 times per year. She was wondering if this is normal.

Alzheimer’s drug effective in mice

HARTFORD, Conn. — Researching a new drug compound on mice, Yale School of Medicine researchers were able to reverse the effects of Alzheimer’s on learning and memory, the school announced Tuesday.
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Reader scrapbook

Doug and Cathy Johnson of Wenatchee recently traveled to Portland to visit their daughter and son-in-law, Christina and Andy Garber, and granddaughter Sunny. Two-year-old Sunny loves flowers. Cathy captured this photo of Sunny holding a freshly-picked bloom while sitting in a field of wildflowers.

Classes

Classes scheduled throughout North Central Washington