Dependable, easy care ornamental grasses are top-notch candidates for year-around interest. The majority are prized for their airy, graceful shapes that shimmer with just a hint of breeze. It’s an interesting group of mostly trouble-free plants with many that thrive in our climate.
Dear Abby: Do you know why people nowadays feel the need to announce their pregnancies via ultrasound pictures? I’m sorry, but I really don’t want to see all that. I guess some folks think the image of a blurry, black-and-white fetus is “darling.” But to me, all I see is an up-close-and-personal snapshot of a stranger’s uterus. Even if we’re best friends, I don’t need all that detail. TMI, right?
The history of wine grapes along the banks of Washington’s Lake Chelan goes back to the 1880s, but that all but disappeared until the late 1990s, when a soft apple market had orchardists thinking about a new direction.
The circumstances sound dire. A teenage mother who left Wenatchee High School in order to provide childcare for her daughter. A malignant brain tumor resulting in a surgery, infection and coma. A teenage death that leaves behind a child.
WENATCHEE — A celebration of life for Marcus Borg, renowned Jesus scholar and liberal theologian, will be held Feb. 21 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of the First United Methodist Church, 941 Washington St., Wenatchee.