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Commentary | Bereft of bagels: Jeepers closes — now what do we do?

I’m here to tell the saddest tale of them all; Jeepers! It’s Bagels, our beloved bagel shop, is gone. Whether it be frantic lunch runs, Sunday morning breakfast bagels or just a random craving, Jeepers was the go-to restaurant. Not to mention the distance you will now have to travel to get a good bagel.

A fresh layer of flowers

The creativity of local photographer Frank Cone never ceases to amaze. He shot this nighttime image — it’s actually a series of images — near Saddle Rock after the recent snowfall.
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Chocolate and beer: What’s not to love?

As Valentine’s Day approaches, our thoughts turn to love — and invariably, to chocolate. Chocolate in all its many forms has great appeal as a gustatory end in itself, and it’s also often paired with red wine these days, as many wineries stage wine and chocolate events this time of year.
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Here’s looking at you

Photographer Frank Cone snapped this image of a Merlin hawk while taking a walk at Walla Walla Point Park last week.
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Humane Society ready to grow

The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society (WVHS) board of directors took a huge leap of faith late in 2013, and the results should be seen in 2014 as groundbreaking for a new shelter is scheduled to begin.
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Lincoln students stage original version of ‘Blackbeard’

Sixty Lincoln Elementary students will present an original musical adaptation of “Blackbeard The Pirate,” on Saturday. The public is invited to attend the performance, which is being done in conjunction with the Missoula Children’s Theater.
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Royalty candidates

Seven candidates for the 2014 Manson Apple Blossom royal court have been announced. Selection of a queen and two princesses will be held at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 25 in the Manson High School gymnasium.

Old church has a new tenant: a UW arts center

TACOMA — Fifteen years after its last service, a historic Methodist church soon will celebrate its new life as the arts center for the University of Washington Tacoma.