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Ask Mr. Dad | Some lessons for son’s transition to middle school

Dear Mr. Dad: My son is starting middle school next week. His previous school was K-5 so this is a new one for him. He’s nervous and, honestly, so am I. He’s a smart kid but has always had trouble finishing assignments and turning work in on time. I’m worried that if he does the same in middle school, he’ll be setting himself up for even more trouble in high school and beyond. What can I do to help him (and myself) get ready for this big transition?

Church offers divorce recovery course

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Free Methodist Church, 1601 Fifth St., will offer Divorce Recovery, a 12-week course beginning Sept. 13.

CIA interrogation tactics that can be used at home

Former CIA interrogator Philip Houston is telling the story of a colleague who arrived at the airport for a much-needed vacation, only to discover that the clerk at check-in wanted paper tickets.

To see the pope, faithful settle for staying in a zoo

They'll be sleeping on the ground among bugs and birds, near lions and tigers, but the parishioners of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Ridgewood, N.J., decided they'd do it if that's what it took to see Pope Francis.

Buddhist priest to speak at Sunday service

EAST WENATCHEE — The Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will host a guest speaker, the Reverend Genko Kathy Blackman, during their Sunday service at 10:30 a.m.

First Methodist Church to host missionaries

WENATCHEE — The First Methodist Church of Wenatchee will host United Methodist missionaries Jeff and Ellen Hoover during a potluck on Sept. 19 at 4 p.m.

5 Things | Camp Ortoha: An NCW best-kept secret

In the name of Christ our Risen Lord — greetings! My name is Brian Bowes and I would like to introduce you to one of the best kept secrets in North Central Washington and a tremendous place for young people to learn of the love of Jesus Christ — ORTOHA Youth Camp.