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Basic mediation training course offered

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center will offer a 40-hour Basic Mediation Training course in October and November.

Fall for All: Entiat’s festival

ENTIAT — Fall For All, Entiat’s new autumn festival, sponsored by the Entiat Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 at Kiwanis Park.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Pet of the Week: Cozy up with Crackers

Crackers is a fun little girl, say officials at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a 4-month-old black and brown short hair tabby mix.

Mixed-race baby would be a surprise but not an outcast

Dear Abby: I am five months pregnant with my second child and engaged to a wonderful man, “Tony.” We get along well with my ex-husband with whom I share custody of my first child. But problems may arise when the baby is born.

Dear Abby: Men offer dating site tips for women

Dear Abby: “Surfing in Petersburg, Ill.” (June 17) raised good points about men who use online dating services. However, many of the things she pointed out could also be said of women who put their ads on the sites. The pickings are just as slim on our side of the fence. My hints to the “fairer sex”:
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Modern quilters are putting a fresh spin on an old tradition

LOS ANGELES — When Alissa Haight Carlton and Latifah Saafir organized the first Modern Quilt Guild meeting in Los Angeles in October 2009, they hoped they would find a few other like-minded quilters who wanted to get together. They weren’t alone: The modern-quilting group today has more than 100 chapters and 5,000-plus members nationwide.

Grace Clausen turns 90

CASHMERE — Clausen resides at Epledalen Assisted Living, 809 Pioneer Ave. in Cashmere. She would enjoy receiving cards and phone calls.
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Pheasant — 60th

Tom and Dolores Pheasant of Ephrata celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary during a Caribbean cruise with 19 other family members last month.
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Evenhus — 60th

Donald and Alice Evenhus of East Wenatchee celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday with a family gathering.
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Drescher, Roberts

Kacey Drescher and Zachary Roberts, both of Prattville, Ala., have announced their engagement.
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Otheim — 50th

Gary and Kathleen Otheim will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Friday.
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Winter, Stowell

Wendy Stowell and Janice Winter were married July 12 at the Riverside Center in Cashmere before the Rev. Wynne Dacey.
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Kennel at homeless facility keeps pets, families together

AKRON, Ohio — When people tried to pet her, the cat snuggled closer to owner Susan McIntosh. The cat is the first pet to be housed at the new home of Family Promise, a 10-year-old nonprofit organization that provides services to homeless families. Recently, it opened a kennel so that the families could keep their pets with them.

Satsang spiritual study group to meet Sept. 14

EAST WENATCHEE — The HUMUH Buddhist Center will hold a Satsang spiritual study group at 4 p.m. Sept. 14 in the sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1550 Sunset Highway.