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Sales are hot this summer for Quincy ice cream trucks

Children all over Quincy come running when they hear the electronic tinkle-tune “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf.” They know the Wheel of Fortune Ice Cream Truck is coming down their street. Money in hand and parents walking behind them, they scramble to be the first one at the window.

Dear Abby: Woman treats friend’s kitchen like an all-you-can-eat buffet

Dear Abby: I have a friend who will help herself to anything in my fridge, pantry, etc. without asking. She also will eat most if not all food that’s meant to be shared, such as appetizers and snacks at a social gathering. Once she literally polished off an entire plate of appetizers before my guests arrived and I had nothing to feed them.

Dear Abby: Battle of the sexes ignites feedback

Dear Abby: I just finished reading the letter from “Pressured” (April 23), the wife whose husband keeps track of how often he and his wife have had sex and his determination to have sex 100 times per year. She was wondering if this is normal.

Alzheimer’s drug effective in mice

HARTFORD, Conn. — Researching a new drug compound on mice, Yale School of Medicine researchers were able to reverse the effects of Alzheimer’s on learning and memory, the school announced Tuesday.
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Reader scrapbook

Doug and Cathy Johnson of Wenatchee recently traveled to Portland to visit their daughter and son-in-law, Christina and Andy Garber, and granddaughter Sunny. Two-year-old Sunny loves flowers. Cathy captured this photo of Sunny holding a freshly-picked bloom while sitting in a field of wildflowers.

Classes

Classes scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington
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Chelan FFA’s Rodriguez honored by White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The White House and the U.S. Department of Agriculture honored 15 “Champions of Change” leaders from across the country July 29, including Jesus Rodriguez, a 2014 Chelan High School graduate. The recognized leaders are doing extraordinary things to build a foundation for the next generation of farming and ranching.

War hero to speak at annual sub vets picnic

ELLENSBURG — The annual picnic of the U.S. Submarine Veterans of Central and Eastern Washington will be held Aug. 16 at a member’s home near Ellensburg.

College life

Honor roll for Wenatchee Valley College

Pet of the Week: Gloria is a gem

Gloria is a snuggly, cuddly gal who just wants love from a new forever friend, say officials at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.

Dear Abby: Expectant mom with a past must consider baby’s future

Dear Abby: Coming out of an abusive relationship in the past, I made some poor decisions. I moved away from home and into pornography and prostitution. I come from a small town, and it became a big deal when it hit the Internet. Everyone in my generation back home knew what I did.

Swedish study: Mammograms beneficial in women 75 and up

When a mammogram detects breast cancer in a woman age 75 or older, it’s more likely to be early stage disease that can be treated less aggressively, according to a study of thousands of patients in a Seattle cancer registry.