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Beside the dying, nun stands vigil each night

LOS ANGELES — Esperanza Calderon stared at Sister Maria Socorro with half-closed eyes. The nun hunched over her as she reclined in a living room chair, wrapped in a blanket and slowly but inexorably dying.

Building confidence instead of entitlement

At the Illinois Music Association’s annual piano competition, three pianists in each level win trophies ranking them from first to third place.

The importance of reading together, despite the challenges

A loud, jolly cry went up as three otters in clown costumes came bounding in. Such acrobatics! They tumbled, balanced, and gyrated, cavorting comically across the laden tabletops without upsetting as much as a single sultana. They ended up hanging—

Seminar discusses end of life decisions, planning

EAST WENATCHEE — Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will host an End of Life Washington advance planning seminar at 1 p.m. Nov. 4 at the church, 1550 Sunset Highway.

Study group to discuss Buddhist wisdom teaching

EAST WENATCHEE — The HUMUH Buddhist Center will hold a Satsang spiritual study group Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. in the sanctuary of the Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1550 Sunset Highway.

North Central Washington Young Life: Investing in kids

We live in a culture where kids are desperate for meaning and value. You don’t have to look very far to see that! Kids are on this incredible search, asking the same questions we all ask: Who am I? Where do I fit? What is my purpose? Why is this world so messed up?  They fill their mind up with all kinds of things trying to find answers, trying to belong. Some things are not very harmful, but all too often, they fill their lives with things that are deeply ...

Trunk or Treat event planned for Oct. 29

WENATCHEE — The Cornerstone Christian Church will hold a community-wide Trunk or Treat event from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at the church, 12 N. Chelan Ave.

Are backpacks hurting your students’ backs?

The backpack is as much of a part of school life as homework. Students use backpacks to carry everything they need. Unfortunately, the weight of everything they need stuffed into an improperly worn backpack may lead to sore joints and muscles.

Inspirational choir to perform Saturday

WENATCHEE — Saddle Rock Evangelical Presbyterian Church will host the Breath of Aire choir at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, 1400 S. Miller St.