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Holgate — Scott

Zelda Scott and Dana Holgate were married June 11 in Plain. The ceremony was officiated by Rev. Phil Strong.

Kahn — Smith

Carin Smith and Andrew Kahn were married July 18 during a small backyard ceremony in Wenatchee. The ceremony was officiated by Jeff Ostenson.

Stillman — 30th

Don and Jeanna Stillman recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary with a return trip to Las Vegas, Nevada, where they honeymooned.

Dear Abby | Smartphone fact-checking is a conversational irritant

Dear Abby: How should I respond to someone who keeps her smartphone on and "fact-checks" anything that is mentioned in a group conversation? She's my brother's girlfriend, "Marla," and she's not a teenager. She's in her late 40s. I consider it rude. She invariably interjects a comment to confirm or dispute whatever has been said by saying, "Well, according to ..."

Dear Abby | Ex-husband’s parade of dates interferes with his dad time

Dear Abby: I have been divorced for a year and have two boys, ages 8 and 9. During this time, my ex-husband has introduced three different women to my children and recently introduced them to a new girlfriend he has been seeing for a few weeks. The first day that they met the girlfriend, he had the children spend the night at her place. The woman has a 9-year-old son of her own.
Deardorff Senior Spotlight

Senior Spotlight | Wayne Deardorff

As you stroll through the doors of the Wenatchee Valley Senior Activity Center, long-time member Wayne Deardorff can be found with a welcoming smile.

Frank Cone | Infrequent flyers (to Wenatchee)

During a visit to Walla Walla Point Park in early August, photographer Frank Cone got some shots of unusual visitors to the area. The pelicans “landed near me and stayed for a short time” before flying off, Frank said. Large numbers of the birds frequent Banks Lake and the Mattawa area, but aren’t seen in Wenatchee very often. (Frank Cone photo)

Dear Abby | Couple’s spare bedroom is no longer open for guests

Dear Abby: We are a married couple in our 60s and have no close family. Before retirement, we would playfully tease each other that when we retired, we'd turn our spare bedroom into a "fun fantasy adult room." Fast forward — we now have our special room, and we're having a blast.

How to make funnel cake

The funnel cake — served under a mountain of powdered sugar and any of a number of toppings — is the stuff of fried food legend, and a trip to the fair, carnival or theme park isn’t complete without one. Or the stack of napkins you’ll need to go with it.

Farmers market to host demonstrations

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Farmers Market has planned special demonstrations for this week’s markets in celebration of National Farmers Market Week.