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Surgeon general E-cigarette report sparks controversy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. surgeon general in a report released on Thursday called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people, noting they have overtaken cigarettes to become the most commonly used tobacco products among this group.

Book club to meet Dec. 15

WENATCHEE — The First United Methodist Church Book Club will meet at 1 p.m. Dec. 15 in the Beige House on the church campus, 941 Washington St.

Open house features live music, book signing

WENATCHEE — Encouraging Words will have its annual open house featuring music by Christ Center from 2 to 5 p.m. Dec. 17 at the store, 529 S. Wenatchee Ave.

Christmas service planned for Dec. 18

EAST WENATCHEE — The East Wenatchee Community of Christ will hold a candlelight Christmas service and brunch at 9:45 a.m. Dec. 18 at the church, 690 N. Baker Ave.

Decades later, birth moms begin to heal

MINNEAPOLIS — Louise Gardner is thankful to her father for his compassion. Molly Hursh is thankful that her son, at 50, “is so open and loving.” Karen Gillespie is thankful that she can “put a light on for other people.”

Gifting 101: Score big with these do’s and don’ts

The average person spent upward of $800 on holiday gifts last year, according to the National Retail Federation. And if you shell out that much cash, you want the recipients of your gifts to be happy.

Orthodox Christians lay foundation for a Wenatchee home

After receiving notice on April 1 to vacate our downtown rental property, the energized and determined Orthodox Christian community of the Wenatchee Valley is now completing plans to settle into its permanent home at 1915 N. Western Ave.

Whitehead to perform Christmas ministry Sunday

WENATCHEE — Singer and speaker Marcia Whitehead will perform “Wrappings,” a one-woman Christmas ministry, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Calvary Crossroads Church, 1301 Maple St.

Study group to discuss Buddhist wisdom teaching

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