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Events planned to honor men, fathers

EAST WENATCHEE — Kingdom Embassy Church will hold two events to celebrate Father’s Day weekend at the church, 181 1st St. S.E.

Forum planned for ministry leaders

EAST WENATCHEE — The Shalom Church will host a Holy Spirit Forum at 2 p.m. June 25 at the church, 1052 Valley Mall Parkway.

Midweek services available

EAST WENATCHEE — Kingdom Embassy Church will hold midweek “equip” services at 6:30 p.m. June 22 and 29.

Culture shock: Leaping from local to network news

For the last month I’ve woken up in my comfy bed at home, stopped by my regular Starbucks and parked less than a block away to come to work at The Wenatchee World. We launched Facebook Live, did fun video work and worked on improving the digital department.

A prize of paint

Adam Pflugrath, a second-grader at Lee Elementary in East Wenatchee, paints a message on the hood of a VW Beetle on June 8. Students in Doug Cornwell's second grade class met their math goal for the year, which earned them the chance to paint para-educator Pat Shigouri's 1999 Volkswagen Beetle as a reward. The paint is washable. (World photo/Reilly Kneedler)

He’s 8, blind and a finalist in a national reading contest

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Just like the kids in “The Magic Tree House” books he’s always reading, Amare Leggette will soon embark on a big adventure, the biggest of his life. He sits on a sofa in his family’s Charlotte apartment, bouncing and swinging his legs as he describes his plans. “I’m going to ride a flying bus,” he says.

Dear Abby | Not every friend desires benefits

Dear Abby: Some people believe sex with friends can turn a friendship into chaos. I don’t believe it because I can remain a friend and still be there intimately. I have a friend I feel would be a good match because we are both very sexual and filthy-minded. We continuously tease about it. I know it’s only a joke, but I believe he’s the type of person who would feel the friendship would be lost if we were intimate — or worse, if we aren’t compatible in bed.

In the Garden | It’s time for markets, plant clinic

We’re well into the farmers market season in the valley, so I’m writing to remind you that many of our local markets have a hidden treasure full of untapped knowledge for your home garden.

Pet of the Week | Meet Angus

Angus is a handsome boy with a fun personality, say officials at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.

Summer program offers family-centered fun

WENATCHEE — The Chelan Douglas Community Action Council will kick off its summer food and fun program from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Methow Park.

Slideshow and tour focuses on railroading disaster

LEAVENWORTH — The Upper Valley Museum and the Icicle Village Resort will present a slideshow and tour of the 1910 Wellington railway disaster this summer at Icicle Village Resort, 505 Highway 2.

Sports medicine team ranks fifth in nation

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee High School sports medicine team placed fifth overall in the large-school division at the AACI National Sports Medicine Competition May 16-18.