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Thursday Night

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Friday Night

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Labor Day

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Classes scheduled throughout North Central Washington

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Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

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Benson Burns, 8 months, poses with his buddy Asher, a 2-year-old Golden Retriever, during a family birthday and Independence Day celebration. Benson's parents are Jeremy and Mallory Burns of Cashmere. His grandparents are Lupe and Angie Padron of Wenatchee and Pete and Kim Spry of Cashmere. (Provided photo/Mallory Burns)

Local student selected for state pageant

EAST WENATCHEE — Jazmin Mejia, 15, of East Wenatchee will compete in the National American Miss Washington Pageant Aug. 12-15 at Hotel Murano in Tacoma.

Farmers Market to accept SNAP/EBT

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is now accepting SNAP/EBT payments for qualifying food purchases. The market is open at Pybus Public Market, Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., through October; Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to dusk, through September; and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. November through Christmas.

Potluck planned to reunite WHS alumni

WENATCHEE — Individuals who attended Wenatchee High School during the 1950s and ’60s are invited to a gathering of friends potluck at 5 p.m. Saturday at Carleen Elliot’s home, 2043 S. Methow St.

Zoe Tyrrell to celebrate 90th birthday

WENATCHEE — Zenobia “Zoe” Tyrrell will celebrate her 90th birthday during an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Wenatchee Eagles, 1208 N. Wenatchee Ave.

Playhouse quilt show seeking entries

TWISP — The Merc Playhouse is looking for quilts for its Parade of Mini Quilts quilt show scheduled to coincide with September performances of “The Bedquilt” at the theater, 101 S. Glover St.

Kiwanis to host blood drive

CASHMERE — The Wacoka Kiwanis will sponsor a Red Cross Blood Drive from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at Cashmere United Methodist Church, 213 Division St.

City pool to host Doggie Paddle Swim

WENATCHEE — The City of Wenatchee and the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society will host a Doggie Paddle Swim on Aug. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wenatchee City Pool.

Junior rodeo scheduled for July 30-31

CHELAN — The Chelan Rustlers will host the Lake Chelan Jr. Rodeo on Saturday and Sunday at the Chelan Rodeo Grounds, 74 Union Valley Road. Performances begin at 10 a.m.

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Hope Schooley, 13, paints a Dalmatian nose on Ava Langford, 6, while Willa Cenotto, 6, looks on. Hope was preparing the “puppies” for the Stage Kids production of 101 Dalmations held July 16. Hope’s parents are Don and Kim Schooley of East Wenatchee, Willa’s parents are Shauna and Gene Cenotto of Wenatchee, and Ava’s parents are Bonnie and Mike Langford of East Wenatchee. (Provided photo/Michelle McCormick)


News of class reunions throughout North Central Washington

Pet of the Week | Meet Jynx

Jynx is a young beauty with one green eye and one blue eye, say officials at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.

Donation boosts PAC’s youth outreach program

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Youth Circus selected the Numerica Performing Arts Center’s outreach program “Every Kid at the PAC” as the beneficiary for its annual July fundraising performance.

Students get behind-the-scenes glimpse at Stemilt

WENATCHEE — Stemilt Growers hosted a group of students to learn more about the company and career paths in high-tech agriculture. The group included recipients of the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship and Wenatchee Valley College students.