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Caring for the opioid epidemic’s youngest victims

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Before hospitals in the rest of the country started seeing a surge in the number of infants born with severe drug withdrawal symptoms, this town of 50,000 was already facing a crisis.

Dear Abby | Doctor’s wife serves penance after being caught in affair

Dear Abby: Four years ago, after three years of marriage, I had a brief affair and was caught by my husband, who is a doctor. We had little girls, so he decided not to divorce me, but I had to cut my long hair short in a man’s style and stop wearing makeup or jewelry except for my wedding ring. He donated all my designer clothes, and bought me men’s clothes. I have begged him to let me wear women’s clothes again and allow me to wear even a short ...

The very best kitchen tools, according to the pros

For the foodie, rows of gleaming electric meat smokers, mandolin slicers and sous vide machines call out like a siren song, but many kitchen gadgets that promise to make food prep easier or deliver restaurant-quality results end up in the back of the kitchen drawer.

Great Northwest Wine | Best wines from GNW’s invitational

HOOD RIVER, Ore. — After the dust settled from two days of tasting through nearly 600 wines, the judges for the fourth annual Great Northwest Invitational Wine Competition chose a Cabernet Sauvignon from a respected Walla Walla Valley winery as the best of show.

In the Garden | Consider garden globe-trotting

Fall is a transitional time of the year. For me, I start to think more and more about taking a vacation since travel is the carrot at the end of my proverbial stick. After the farming is done, it’s time to go explore! 

Reader Scrapbook

Manson High School's FFA team poses for a group photo during the Chelan County Fair held Sept. 8-11. First row: Kevin Amsden, adviser. Second row, left to right: Alyssa LaMar, Cody Amsden, Sadie Batchelor, Abby Reed, Kayla Gosvener. Third row, left to right: Payton Stevens, Cody Krumm, Ben Charlton, Ethan Schoenwald. (Provided photo)

Second Harvest distribution planned for Oct. 27

COULEE CITY — Microsoft’s Quincy Datacenter Operations will sponsor a Second Harvest mobile food bank distribution from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 27 in the parking lot of Umpqua Bank, 309 W. Main St.

Community fund grant applications open

WATERVILLE — The Community Foundation of NCW is accepting applications for the Waterville Community Fund Grant. The application deadline is Nov. 30.

Dear Abby | Friend in long relationship signals she may want out

Dear Abby: I’m a 25-year-old lesbian from a suburban area outside the Twin Cities. It’s not easy finding other gay women in this area, unless I visit Minneapolis, which I don’t enjoy. I always seem to fall for straight girls or girls who have always been straight but are bi-curious, which never ends well for me.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington


Classes scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Rescue group finds homes for Kuwaiti dogs in Baltimore

BALTIMORE — As the dogs touch down on a plane from Kuwait, each arrives with a story: Hope was the last survivor pulled from a pile of dead puppies; Stella was stabbed eight times; Mandy is recovering from pancreatitis.

Lillis — 50th

Dennis and Sandy Lillis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday during an open house at Dryden Gun Club.

Bendotti — 70th

This announcement was updated 10/11/16 to correct a name. It originally published 10/10/16.