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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.

Back-to-school clothing giveaway Saturday

WENATCHEE — Serve Wenatchee Valley will hold a back-to-school clothing giveaway from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 1400 S. Miller St. Children grades K through 8 who live in Chelan or Douglas county are eligible to receive new jeans, tops, shoes, socks and can also shop gently-used clothing. Haircuts will also be provided.

Leavenworth Lions craft fair

LEAVENWORTH — The Leavenworth Lions Club will hold a craft fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 30 at Lions Club Park.

College life: Wenatchee Valley College

The following students have been named to Wenatchee Valley College’s spring quarter 2014 Dean’s List for earning grade point averages of 3.5-3.99 in 12 or more college-level graded credits.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington
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Reader scrapbook

Pirate princess Malina Johnson and her first mate, Candie, stop for a quick, “hardy” lunch before continuing on with their adventures. Malina, 6, is the granddaughter of Hal and Jean Turner of Cashmere, and resides with her parents Mike and Samantha Johnson in Portland, Ore. Grandma Jean captured this moment during a recent visit to Portland.

Dear Abby: Mom concerned for daughter’s safety due to obsessive stalker

Dear Abby: I am very concerned about my 33-year-old daughter’s safety. A man in his mid-60s, someone she met at a previous job, has become obsessed with her. He has declared his love for her, divorced his wife and slathered my struggling, single daughter with gifts over the last three years.

Northwest wineries crafting delicious rosés

Back in June, we wrote about a number of rosés that would be perfect for summer sipping. Since then, we have seen an absolute deluge of pink wines coming from Pacific Northwest wineries — so many that we decided we’d better put the spotlight back on this exciting and growing category.

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.
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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.
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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.