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Head Start kids get backpacks

EAST WENATCHEE — Kids enrolled in EPIC Head Start program in East Wenatchee have one more reason to be excited about the start of school: brand new and fully-equipped backpacks.

Write on the River hosting genre workshop

WENATCHEE — Write on the River (WOTR) will host its next workshop “Placing Your Book on the Right Shelf: The Importance of Genre in Today’s Publishing Market,” on Sept. 27.

Jamison, Greisen

Marie Greisen and Matthew Jamison exchanged wedding vows July 12 at Hidden Meadows in Moses Lake before John Stajduhar.
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Parton, Newell

Leah Newell and Evan Parton exchanged wedding vows June 29 at Mountain Springs Lodge in Plain.
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Taylor, Guillory

Tracy Guillory and Neil Taylor were married July 27 in the gardens at the Chelan home of the groom’s parents. Concie Luna officiated.

Births

Birth announcements throughout North Central Washington
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Stratford, Dahlke

Heidi Dahlke and Edward Stratford were married Aug. 8 at Carrie Blake Park in Sequim before the Rev. Glen Douglas.
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Reader scrapbook

A group of girls gathered at the Waters family home for an end-of-summer party in May 2010 to celebrate the start of seventh grade, and the over-eager family pooch wanted in on it. “ ‘One, two, three’ was meant for the girls to know when the picture would be taken, but Tucker, our two-year-old lab, thought it meant for him to jump,” says Natalie Waters. From top, the girls are Mia White, Sarah Kneadler, Betsy Arlt, Marissa Parks, Hannah Waters (Natalie’s daughter) and Aja Silliman.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Pet of the Week: Em-J is a sweetie

Em-J is a sweet little girl who is very social, say the folks over at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a 4-month-old black and brown short hair domestic mix. Em-J loves lots of attention and she will nuzzle and purr her approval. At her foster home, she lived indoors and was litter box trained. She has also been around dogs. Em-J longs for some quality snuggle time with a new forever friend.

FIDO Pack Walk em-barks from Pybus Saturday

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee FIDO (Friends Improving Dog Opportunities) will hold a Pack Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday. All dogs and their people are invited to meet in the parking lot behind Pybus Public Market.

Seagoing Cowboys presentations to be held

TONASKET — The Okanogan County Historical Society will sponsor three presentations on a group called the Seagoing Cowboys, who volunteered to take cattle and horses to war-torn countries after WWII from 1945 to 1947. Seven thousand U.S. men and boys took part; 29 from Washington State and 14 from Okanogan County.

Similkameen Sunday celebration Sept. 21

TONASKET — A celebration honoring the culture, spirit and resources of the Similkameen River will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Community Cultural Center of Tonasket, 411 Western Ave.

Lions clubs to hold ‘Putting for Sight and Hearing’ event

DESERT CANYON — The Wenatchee Valley Lions and Greater Wenatchee Sunrise Lions clubs will hold their 18th annual “Putting for Sight and Hearing” tournament Sept. 13 at the Desert Canyon professional putting course north of Orondo.

WVHS to host ‘Pearls and Paws’ fundraiser

CHELAN — The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society (WVHS) will host “Pearls and Paws — A Humane Affair” from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at Tsillan Cellars at Lake Chelan.

College life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

Births

Birth announcements from throughout North Central Washington