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Reader scrapbook

Three-year-old Lucy Hunt of Wenatchee and her dog, Flash, take a nap together. Lucy is the daughter of Jay and Donna Hunt of Wenatchee. Flash is an 8-year-old pit bull/great dane mix.

Two music scholarships available

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Community Concert Association is accepting applications for a pair of $1,000 music scholarships.

Education scholarship and grant available

NCW — Delta Kappa Gamma, Zeta Chapter of North Central Washington, is seeking applicants for the $1,000 Ruby Long Recruitment Grant and the $1,000 Marje Stegeman Scholarship.

Scholarship for head start students

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Child Services Association is accepting applications for the Bernie Perleberg Memorial Head Start Scholarship.

In the Garden: Ornamental grasses can add zip to your garden

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: Baby’s ultrasound photo gets a negative reaction

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?

Lake Chelan wineries build on success

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.


Birth announcements from throughout North Central Washington

Jones — 25th

Theresa and Jeff Jones of Wenatchee celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Feb. 10.

Students give hands-on science lesson

QUINCY — At Mountain View Elementary School’s Science Night, kindergartner Mia Lesure blew the crowd away with a science experiment that mixed candy and pop.

Ash Wednesday services

WENATCHEE — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will offer the service of Holy Communion with the Imposition of Ashes at noon and 7 p.m. on Wednesday. The Rev. Patton Boyle is the celebrant.

Basement and bake sale fundraiser begins today

EAST WENATCHEE — Kingdom Embassy Church will host its Valentine’s Day Weekend Basement and Bake Sale Fundraiser today and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the church, 181 1st St. S.E.

Annual pancake supper

WATERVILLE — The Altar Society of St. Joseph Catholic Church will host its 31st annual Shrove Tuesday pancake supper on Tuesday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the church, 101 E. Poplar St.

Healing and prayer center open Thursdays

EAST WENATCHEE — The Kingdom Embassy Church healing and prayer center will be open Feb. 19 and 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church, 181 1st St. S.E.

Remembering scholar and theologian Marcus Borg

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.