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Tell us about your summer activities for kids

What’s available this summer for NCW kids to do? If your nonprofit organization, school or church offers recreation, classes or a camp for school-age kids, tell us about it. We’ll include it in a preview of summer activities in the May 16 Neighbors section.

King’s Orchard Church of Christ celebrating 110 years

What is now known as the King’s Orchard Church of Christ met for the first time on March 27, 1904. L.F. Clipp preached that Sunday to a grand total of six people who gathered at the home of A.J. Linville on Methow Street.

Got kid plans this summer?

What’s available this summer for NCW kids to do? If your nonprofit organization, school or church offers recreation, classes or a camp for school-age kids, tell us about it. We’ll include it in a preview of summer activities in the May 16 Neighbors section.
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Pope’s first year: Not yet a revolution, but perhaps a start

ROME — Seated in one of the thousands of stacking chairs packed between the enfolding arms of St. Peter’s Square, pointed at a small stage on the steps of one of the world’s most recognizable places of worship, Texan Bob Boillet uses the word everybody seems to be using when talking about the head of his church, Pope Francis.

UPS choir to perform at First United Methodist

WENATCHEE — The Adelphian Concert Choir from the University of Puget Sound School of Music will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 941 Washington St.

CWCF announces tuition assistance grants

YAKIMA — The Central Washington Catholic Foundation (CWCF) is seeking applications for 25 new enrollee tuition assistance grants and 50 assistance grants for returning Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) students of the eight Catholic schools in Central Washington for the 2014-15 school year.

Financial Peace University class offered at Christ Center

CASHMERE — Dave Ramsey and the Financial Peace University will teach, via an instructional video, how to achieve financial goals by demonstrating how to eliminate debt, save for the future and give like never before. The class, coordinated by Deanne Erickson at Christ Center, will be held at Apple Annie’s in Cashmere.

How Lent can save us from modern obsessions

People are busier than they’ve ever been. We live in an unprecedented era of uninterrupted communication, entertainment and information overload. In a very short time, we have become accustomed to a level of noise and distraction that our ancestors could not have begun to imagine.
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Pope offended by his own popularity in his first year

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis finds the hype that is increasingly surrounding him “offensive,” according to an interview published Wednesday, even as the Vatican is marking the anniversary of his election with commemorative stamps and coins and a DVD with never-before-seen footage of the pope.
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Fair helps families weave their histories

Family history research has exploded in the past few years as new online tools and applications have been developed worldwide and made available to the public. Armies of volunteers have helped digitize and index more than 3 billion names using information from census data to immigrant ship manifests and birth and death certificates to make them currently searchable on any home computer.