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Advocates applaud Pennsylvania probe into church abuse

PITTSBURGH — In compelling Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses to turn over as much as 70 years’ worth of records on sexually abusive priests, the state attorney general’s office is mounting what would be the most wide-ranging criminal investigation ever into the scandal in the United States.

Grandma gives tips for staying in touch

My daily routine on the way to work has a brand-new step that I enjoy very much but wish I didn’t have to do: I hold my iPhone up to my face and record a 30-second video greeting to my 4-month-old grandson.

Wenatchee Mom Blog | We’re changing the world

I’ve been reading the news. Sigh. Usually I don’t — I don’t have time — but the last few months I’ve been checking into world events and I get so overwhelmed by all the feelings.

Wenatchee Mom Blog | September brings a season of preparation for parents

Tonight, I am sitting alone on our deck, amidst strands of gleaming white patio lights and a yard of fresh-cut green grass. The air is calm and crisp, and the crickets are noisy. This scene really never happens. I am making the time, and everyone has conveniently allowed me this peace.

School to host harvest festival

WENATCHEE — St. Joseph School will host its 17th annual harvest festival Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the school, 600 St. Joseph Place, Wenatchee.

Youth hunting day planned for young hunters

NCW — The Columbia Basin Chapter of Pheasants Forever will host a youth hunting day between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 17 at the intersection of Beverly Burke Road and Highway 26 in Grant County, 11 miles from Royal City.

Operation Christmas Child to hold open house

EAST WENATCHEE — Operation Christmas Child will hold an open house Thursday at Eastmont Baptist Church, 400 S. Kentucky Ave. Interested participants may stop by anytime between 3 and 7 p.m.

Wenatchee Mom Blog | Step-parenthood — A minefield unless you’re mindful

Being a stepparent is not easy. It can be one of the most frustrating, or fulfilling experiences of your life. Having a stepfather while growing up, as well as being a stepfather myself, has taught me a few lessons about navigating the high seas and treacherous shoals of step-parenthood.

A Life with God | Connecting with Skill

Communication is one of the things that connects us with each other. And there are so many ways to make that connection. Here are some thoughts:

School district hosts community movie night

MANSON — The Manson School District will host a community movie night event beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Manson high School Football Field.

Mom Blog | How I became an exclusively pumping mom

You have a good and normal birth and are now blessed with a healthy baby. And he is hungry. You really, really want to breastfeed, so you give him what you can. But your milk isn’t quite in yet. You wait and wait, and nurse and nurse. And wait. And Baby gets hungrier and hungrier.

Church offers divorce recovery course

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Free Methodist Church, 1601 Fifth St., will offer Divorce Recovery, a 12-week course, beginning Sept. 11.