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Sherrell, Romero

Jade Sherrell and Daniel Romero, both of Wenatchee, have announced their engagement.

Births

Birth announcements throughout North Central Washington
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Tronson, Belcher

Anya Tronson of Cashmere and David Belcher of Roanoke, Va., have announced their engagement.
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Pollock — 50th

Roger and Sandra Pollock of Wenatchee will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Feb. 6. They are planning a family celebration in the summer.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington
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Reader scrapbook

Elizabeth and Sydney Mazur of Cashmere love to ride Catbait, their grandparents’ horse, whenever they can. This photo was taken last summer before a barbecue at the Palisades home of their grandparents, Jon and Jan Penford. The girls, who are 1 and 5, are the daughters of Blair and Terrann Mazur of Cashmere. Terrann said she really doesn’t know how the horse got its name.
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Manson Royalty

The Manson Apple Blossom Festival crowned its new royal court at a Jan. 24 pageant. Judges selected the top three contestants from among five candidates. They are, from left, Princess Kristen Gibson, Queen Kendra Ellsworth and Princess Aylee Neff. The court will represent the community at a variety of festivals and other events throughout the region, including the Manson Apple Blossom Festival in May.

Wenatchee DECA students advance to state

The Yakima Convention Center hosted more than 450 students from 12 Central Washington high schools at the DECA Area 10 Conference on Jan. 12. The following Wenatchee students, out of 67 in attendance, placed in the top four for their competitive events and qualify for the State Career Development Conference March 5-7 in Bellevue:

YWCA Store sale Feb. 6

WENATCHEE — YWCA Wenatchee Valley will host a 50 percent-off sale 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 6 at the YWCA Store, 231 N. Wenatchee Ave.

Two-week extension on scholarship deadline

WENATCHEE — High school seniors graduating this spring are encouraged to apply for the Andrew York Memorial Scholarship. The application deadline has been extended to March 1.

Highland Wonders series presents next event

TONASKET — The Okanogan Highland Alliance will host its next Highland Wonders educational event “The World Needs More Birders” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at Tonasket Community Cultural Center.

Presentation on North Cascades grizzly bears

TWISP — The Methow Conservancy will feature the program “Ghost Bears: Studying Grizzly Bears in the North Cascades” Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Twisp River Pub.

Students win at Seattle competition

WENATCHEE — Foothills Middle School students Cassandra Noyd, Leila Fischer, Abby Simmons and Elliot Kiesz and Sunnyslope Elementary student Olivia Noyd competed at the Seattle Prep annual speech competition on Jan. 17. The Foothills Middle School speech and debate team earned one third-place trophy and two fourth-place trophies.

Winners of Okanogan High School poetry contest

OKANOGAN — The seventh annual Okanogan High School Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest selected its winners Jan. 21. Winning students were Isobel Luengas, first place; Mason Duke; second place; and Amanda Randolph, third place.

WHS speech, debate team competes in Federal Way

WENATCHEE — Six students from the Wenatchee High School speech and debate club joined more than 50 schools competing at the Federal Way Annual Invitational at Decatur High School earlier this month.