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A helping hand

Police officers delivered presents on Christmas Eve to the Monitor family burned out of their home last week.
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A new kitty or puppy for Christmas?

AUSTIN, Texas — The kittens looked so cute. Brother and sister Bengal mix kittens named Jack and Jill sat on a cat tree at the front of a local pet store. Soon we were holding both of them. Then Jack fell asleep on me, and Jill on my daughter, Ava. We had to get one, but we learned we couldn’t get Jill without getting Jack, so we went from a no-cat family to a two-cat family.

Make it a classical Christmas

A reader asked me to recommend some titles from classical literature for her nephew in middle school who, fortunately, loves to read. I sent her some titles, and got to thinking about the concept of “classical” literature.

Buddhist center to host spiritual study group

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

Little Stone Church presents Cantata

CHELAN — The Little Stone Church will present its annual Christmas Cantata Dec. 14 and 15. The Church is at 2133 W. Woodin Ave.
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A Christmas gift to the community: LDS church’s annual Nativity exhibit begins next week

Joyce Flores began collecting Nativity scenes after her good friend, Sandy Christensen, drafted her to help with a community exhibit organized by Wenatchee area members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) several years ago. Since that time she has gathered over 80 Nativities and has been a frequent volunteer organizer of the annual event.
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Same-sex couple switch states temporarily to adopt

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — It took Doug and Chris Maulden-Locke eight months to get through pre-adoption background checks and an extensive home study and just 10 days to find a baby to adopt. But the same-sex couple wasn’t sure what would happen when they went before a Montgomery County, Md., judge in February.