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At zoos, aging animals help keep their species alive

Selkie the gray seal rips a silvery hunk of butterfish in half, gulps it down and looks to her keeper for more. Allie Killam, who cares for Selkie and other animals on the American Trail exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, drops a slippery squid into the seal’s open mouth.

Dear Abby | Married woman can’t resist when lover wants to meet

Dear Abby: I’m a 36-year-old woman who is in a loveless marriage. We do not spend time together, nor do we have sex. For the past four years I have had an on-again, off-again affair with a guy from my church. He’s 10 years younger and everything I have ever wanted.

American Dip Grilled Cheese

A good roast beef sandwich is not so easy to come by these days — and this one really spoke to us, with an exterior crisped in golden chive butter; an interior with gooey cheese and thinly sliced, tender potatoes; and a creamy sauce (the “dip”) with the zing of horseradish.

Preparing for the hot season ahead

As everybody knows, the best way to make it rain is to wash your car. As extra insurance, a superstitious gardener might provoke a shower by ordering a complicated drip irrigation system.

Great Northwest Wine | Red Mountain turning green

While Red Mountain officially gets its name because the ridge’s cheatgrass turns red each spring, in the wine world, it’s because nearly all the grapes grown here are red varieties.

Vintage fashion show event postponed

WENATCHEE — Joyful Scholars Montessori School has postponed its “Your Grandma’s Closet Event” originally scheduled for Saturday.

Tickets available for Heart of Humanity benefit

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee High School Interact Club and Habitat for Humanity will host the “Heart of Humanity” fundraising event beginning at 6 p.m. Friday at the WHS Commons.

WVC to host Renaissance Faire

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Renaissance Faire will be held on April 30 and May 1 at Wenatchee Valley College. The Faire will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 30 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 1.

Wildflower day offers nature talks, guided walks

QUINCY — The Nature Conservancy will host wildflower day at the Beezley Hills Preserve from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30 at the preserve, on Monument Hill Road north of Quincy.

Firewise program focus of community meeting

MALAGA — The Malaga-Colockum Community Council will hold a special community meeting focused on the Firewise program from 7 to 9 p.m. April 26 at the Malaga Fire Station, 3760 W. Malaga Road.