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Meeting notices

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College Life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

Eastmont Parks & Rec plans Bike Rodeo

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks and Recreation will hold a Bike Rodeo from 9 to 10:30 a.m. July 26, at the Eastmont Aquatic Center parking lot.

CASA will hold open house Sept. 4

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) has planned a community open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at Chelan County PUD, 327 N. Wenatchee Ave.

Dear Abby: Son must soon learn of dad’s crime

Dear Abby: I am a mother of four. My oldest son, “Jeff,” is from a previous marriage. My ex was convicted of child molestation, involving his daughter from a previous relationship.
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In the Garden: Find answers to garden problems Saturday

I’ll wager every gardener reading this column is confronted with a few (or several) problems that I’m mentioning today. For instance, how about cutworms, aphids, droopy plants, leaves with dry edges — maybe all and very likely some of these are causing you consternation.
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‘5 a day’ still might not be enough fruit and vegetables

Not that most people are eating even five servings of fruit and vegetables every day, but it turns out that might not be enough to get the best protection from disease and early death, said researchers who also found that vegetables do more good than fruit.
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Summer sips: Mix, shake and pour your own refreshing cocktails

For bartenders, climbing temperatures are a cue that it’s time to scale back on deep red wines and heavy beers and start pointing customers to more refreshing options: crisp white wines, light beers and mixed drinks swimming with seasonal fruits, herbs and ice.
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Rasmussen — 50th

Ronald and Wanda Rasmussen of Wenatchee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday during a reception at the Rivertop Banquet Room at the Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel.
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Orange — 50th

Dave and Judie Orange of East Wenatchee will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 to 5 p.m. July 20 during a reception at Cedars Inn in East Wenatchee.
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Peterson, Dockins

Taylor Peterson and Kyle Dockins, both of East Wenatchee, have announced their engagement.

Wilson — 40th

Dan and Heather Wilson of Monitor celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary June 29.
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Toy products are a work of art for tiny travelers

School’s out and it’s time to get your travel on. That often means a seemingly never-ending chorus of “Are we there yet?” and “I’m bored!” from the tablet- and smartphone-demanding minions who’ve set up shop in the back seat. We’ve got some good news for you: there are actually creative and stimulating ways to keep your kids entertained that don’t involve a screen. Really. Expect plenty of push back, though, but if you stand your ground, they’ll eventually come around. We promise.
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Worshippers with disabilities search for acceptance

ORLANDO, Fla. — Lindsay Graham grew up in the same church attended by her parents and grandparents, and she expected the same would be true for her children. That changed when her son, J.D., was diagnosed with autism at age 2.
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Surprise!

Oleeta J. Fay’s family recently surprised her with a 95th birthday party, with more than 40 family members and friends from Washington, Colorado, California and Oregon traveling to the Wenatchee Valley for the party. Oleeta is an avid bowler and still bowls in a Friday night league in East Wenatchee. She has six children, 22 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.