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Lewis — 55th

Ken and Shirley Lewis recently celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary during a family dinner.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington


News of class reunions throughout North Central Washington

College life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

Genealogical society recognizes volunteers

TUKWILA — The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society honored Shirley Allmon Acheson of Leavenworth and Barbara Barker Congdon of Wenatchee as its outstanding volunteer team during the 2016 Washington State Genealogical Society annual convention June 18.

MDA fundraiser brings innearly $12,000

WENATCHEE — Local business and community leaders raised $11,872 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association during its “behind bars” fundraiser June 9.

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The Entiat Junior/Senior High School choir sings the national anthem during a Wenatchee AppleSox game June 11. After performing, the students, grades 6-10, watched the AppleSox win 6-3 over the Knights of Corvallis, Oregon. (Provided photo/Felisa Michael)

Program focuses on high country flowers

TWISP — The Methow Conservancy will host a presentation on Pasayten wildflowers from 7 to 8:30 p.m. July 5 at the Merc Playhouse, 101 S. Glover St.
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Actor/comedian George Lopez is a fan of Mariachi Huenachi, the premier mariachi group from Wenatchee High School. Lopez had seen national news stories about Mariachi Huenachi and requested the group perform prior to his Friday show at Northern Quest Casino in Spokane. He chatted with students, posed for photos with the group and made a video for the band’s YouTube channel. The video can be viewed at (Photo provided)

Local genealogical society recognized in webinar

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society and its website,, was recognized during an internationally viewed webinar by the Legacy Tree titled, “Tracing your Washington State Ancestors.”

Grant spurs growth of CVCH dental program

WENATCHEE — Columbia Valley Community Health has received a $350,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand its dental health services.

Eagle Scout receives congressional honor

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Christian Pugh of Ephrata was awarded the Congressional Award gold medal Thursday on Capitol Hill. The award was presented by U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse.