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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.

Jerry Harlow to celebrate 80th birthday

SUNNYSLOPE — Jerry Harlow will celebrate his 80th birthday during an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Fellowship Hall at Sunnyslope Brethren Church, 3330 School St.

College Life

News of college students from throughout North Central Washington

Bazaar Browsing

Holiday bazaars scheduled throughout North Central Washington


Frank and Doris Whitmire of East Wenatchee will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary during an open house at their home, 2355 Talon St. N.E.

Wight, Parker

Katherine Rene Parker and Robert Owen Wight exchanged wedding vows July 26 at St. John Lutheran Church in Palmer, Alaska, before Pastor Jonathan Rockey.

Lolos, Travis

Sarah A. Travis and Peter N. Lolos III were married Oct. 17 at Rockwater Secret Cove Resort in Halfmoon Bay, B.C. Marriage commissioner Victoria Dobbyn officiated the ceremony.

Brandeberry, Thies

Emily Thies and Jared Brandeberry exchanged wedding vows Aug. 30 in Peshastin before the Rev. Tim Wilbur.

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Five-month-old Hudson Roddy recently found the perfect Halloween pumpkin at a local pumpkin patch. He is the great-grandson of Tom and Erma Thompson and the great-great-grandson of Gail Thompson, all of Wenatchee. His parents are Zach and McKenzie Roddy of Richland.

WHS debaters make impact at season opener

YAKIMA — Six Wenatchee High School Speech and Debate Team members recently led their team to a second-place trophy in the Small Group Overall category in its season-opening tournament in Yakima.