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Churches host summit

EAST WENATCHEE — Apostle Jacques Ilunga and Pastor Josee Ilunga of Brussels, Belgium, will speak at the Priestly Warriors Summit conference, co-hosted by Open Door Church in Wenatchee and Kingdom Embassy Church in East Wenatchee next week.

Taizé evening service offered

WENATCHEE — A Taizé evening service, a time of silence, song, prayer and reflection, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Brethren-Baptist Church United, 535 Okanogan Ave. The service is sponsored by the communities of the Brethren-Baptist United Church and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and is open to the public.

Baskets sign-ups next week

WENATCHEE — Serve Wenatchee Valley is partnering with Grocery Outlet and T-Sales Wholesale to provide Thanksgiving baskets again this year.

Film to premiere at church

WENATCHEE — The documentary film, “Jesus, Son of God?” will premiere at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 in the sanctuary of the Wenatchee Free Methodist Church, 1601 Fifth St. An informal reception in room 501/502 will follow the showing.

A gift of bear hugs

Quincy High School senior Mireya Camacho is working to make life a little more bear-able for kids at Children’s Hospital in Seattle.

Season’s greetings: Entiat hosts bazaar Saturday

As the Christmas season approaches, the region’s big box stores prepare for another onslaught of holiday sales. With Halloween barely over, shelves are already being stocked with holiday trinkets and baubles in anticipation of the biggest shopping time of the year. Even the tradition of stores closing for Thanksgiving has largely passed by the wayside, as merchants scramble with their extended hours and “doorbuster” items to usher in the consumer madness.

Crane tendencies

Local hobby photographer John Barta shot this image of a Great Blue Heron on Oct. 22 at Walla Walla Point Park.

Dear Abby: Territorial dispute develops after stepdaughter leaves for college

Dear Abby: My husband and I have been married for eight years. We have no children of our own, but he has an 18-year-old daughter from a previous relationship who has been coming over every other weekend and holidays since she was 10. Even though she lives with her mother, she has a dedicated room that’s packed to the gills with her clothes, games, toys, etc.

Dear Abby: Dinner-table bully may be victim of low blood sugar

Dear Abby: In reference to “It’s All Good, Until ...” (Aug. 1), the woman whose otherwise easygoing husband turns hypercritical every evening at dinner, he may have hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) or be pre-diabetic as my husband is.

Reader scrapbook

Five-month-old Hudson Roddy recently found the perfect Halloween pumpkin at a local pumpkin patch. He is the great-grandson of Tom and Erma Thompson and the great-great-grandson of Gail Thompson, all of Wenatchee. His parents are Zach and McKenzie Roddy of Richland.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

WHS debaters make impact at season opener

YAKIMA — Six Wenatchee High School Speech and Debate Team members recently led their team to a second-place trophy in the Small Group Overall category in its season-opening tournament in Yakima.

Open house for Wenatchee Police Sgt. Kevin Dresker

WENATCHEE — An informal open house for Wenatchee Police Sgt. Kevin Dresker is planned for 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday in the first-floor training room at the Wenatchee Police Department, 140 S. Mission St.

Hale Park Off-Leash Area prep work has begun

WENATCHEE — A significant step has occurred with the approval of the Shoreline Substantial Development Permit by the City of Wenatchee for the Hale Park Off-Leash Area. Earthwork prep has begun at the site, which is at the west end of the Pipeline Bridge.