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Dryden Improvement Club seeking names of local vets

DRYDEN — The Dryden Improvement Club is gathering the names of Dryden residents who enlisted in, or were drafted into, military service. The names will be engraved onto a plaque honoring local veterans.

Weitz — 60th

Al and Claudia Weitz of East Wenatchee celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with an Alaskan cruise and a family dinner.


Birth announcements from throughout North Central Washington

Maxson — 50th

Pete and Wanda Maxson of Malaga will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary during an open house reception from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Assembly of God Church, 1520 McKittrick St. in Wenatchee.

Maxwell, Prey

Brandie Lorene Prey and Gordon Douglas Maxwell exchanged wedding vows Oct. 12 at the Prey family home in Orondo before the Rev. Don White.

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One-year-old Josiah Zornes tries out his very first bike for size. It was a gift from his grandpa, Richard Zornes, who repairs and reconditions tricycles and bikes. Josiah looks like he is (almost) ready to ride around the Loop Trail. His parents are Zach and Mary Zornes of Wenatchee.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

WHS debaters place at Central Valley tournament

SPOKANE — The Wenatchee High School Speech and Debate team attended the Central Valley Bear Brawl in Spokane last weekend. Two debaters, Vivian Noyd and Wallace O’Donnell, took third place in Public Forum debate. O’Donnell was also awarded third place in total individual speaker points.

Foothills choir members chosen for WMEA concert

WENATCHEE — Five members of the Foothills Middle School Choir have been selected from 1,600 applicants to participate in the Washington Music Educators Association’s (WMEA) annual Junior All-State bands, choirs and orchestra concert.

Smith — 50th

Lowell and Janet Smith of Wenatchee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 4 during a celebration at their home.

Mayer — 25th

Doug and Kellie Mayer of Wenatchee will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary by renewing their wedding vows at 3 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church.

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Jake Gates is greeted by Onaka, a Friesian filly born this spring to her dam, Duchess. Jake is the son of Matt and Kerri Gates of Wenatchee. Kerri is a horse trainer. She and Matt have two sons, Jake and Samuel, who have grown to love the large horses. The photo was taken by a friend at the Gates’ family ranch on Squilchuck.