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Commentary | Why I am part of an effort to resettle Syrian refugees in the valley

Refugee resettlement is a political hot-button issue. Many have been persuaded by all the media attention, by recent terrorist events, and by some of our politicians and public figures that we should pull back. That we should stop bringing Syrians here because it is just too risky. Fortunately, our own governor is not one of those.

Book, doll pairing

The Wenatchee Valley Doll Club has donated five dolls dressed to look like characters in popular children’s books that can now be checked out at three local libraries.

Study group to discuss Buddhist wisdom teaching

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

Church offers divorce recovery course

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Free Methodist Church, 1601 Fifth St., will offer Divorce Recovery, a 12-week course, beginning Feb. 14.

Wenatchee Mom Blog | How to (un)make a picky eater

One night at dinner last week, we put a small serving of green beans on each of our children’s dinner plates. Our two youngest ate their veggies along with turkey and mashed potatoes. Our oldest ate everything but the green stuff. Then he politely asked to be excused.

Youth Dynamics marks 10 years at Stonewater Ranch in Plain

Youth Dynamics (or YD Adventures) is a nonprofit outdoor-based ministry with three adventure bases — one in Idaho, one in Portland and the 158-acre Stonewater Ranch in Plain. This year marks 10 years for Youth Dynamics, formerly Alpine Boys Ranch, in Plain.

Chess tournament planned for local students

Ephrata — The Waypoint Foundation will hold its 10th annual scholastic chess tournament beginning at 7:45 a.m. Feb. 6 at the Parkway Elementary School cafeteria, 1011 Parkway Boulevard.