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Reader scrapbook

Eleven-year-old Alex Moreno of East Wenatchee loves spending warm evenings sitting on the front porch with his dog Oso, watching the sun go down. Oso, which means bear in Spanish, is a French poodle, and Alex considers him a brother. Oso has been part of the family for 10 years. Alex’s parents are Bernabe and Altagracia Moreno of East Wenatchee.

Share your Halloween or harvest gatherings

Is your group planning a Halloween-related event or a harvest-themed alternative? If so, let us know so we can include it in our annual roundup of Halloween events. Noon Oct. 13 is the deadline to e-mail Anna Lopez at with the event information including what, when, where, who the event is for and a name and phone number for readers to call for more information. Events must be open to the general public. Questions? Call Lopez at 661-6372.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Apple Blossom float wins award

LEAVENWORTH — The 2014 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival float received the Royal Lady Award at the Leavenworth Autumn Leaf Festival parade Saturday.

Mahogany & Merlot on Lake Chelan coming Oct. 3-5

CHELAN — The fifth annual Mahogany and Merlot hydroplane, vintage boat and car show will begin its three-day run Friday at Chelan Waterfront Park and Lakeside Marina.

City looking for the perfect Christmas tree

EAST WENATCHEE — The City of East Wenatchee is in need of a Christmas tree to place in front of city hall for the winter holiday season. Specifically, they are looking for a blue spruce or fir tree that is 30 to 40 feet high, preferably located in the East Wenatchee/Douglas County area.

Hope Project to hold fundraiser for Ebola

LEAVENWORTH — Washington-based nonprofit The Hope Project will host a free fundraiser from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Cashmere Riverside Center.

Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day

CHELAN — The International Mountain Bicycling Association, The Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance and the U.S. Forest Service will hold a kids’ mountain biking day beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday on the trails at Echo Ridge.

Hospital guild donates equipment

CHELAN — The Lake Chelan Community Hospital Guild E donated $2,000 to buy equipment for the hospital that can be used to improve brain function.

O’Dell, Holcomb

Amber Marie Holcomb and Scott Michael O’Dell exchanged wedding vows May 19 on the beach at the Majestic Colonial Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The Rev. Rick York officiated.

Reader scrapbook

One-year-old Brooklyn Rumsey and 3-year-old Maya, a black labrador, are the best of friends. Here, they enjoy the view from the window together. Her great-grandparents, Dale and Rose Young of East Wenatchee, were visiting Brooklyn and her parents, Brad and Joelle Rumsey, in Spokane.

Pet of the Week: Gypsy will steal your heart

Gypsy is a sweet, affectionate girl with lots of spirit, say officials at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a tan and white 3-year-old shepherd-terrier/pit bull mix and weighs 55 pounds.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington