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Puckett is 2014 Royal Lady

Cindy Puckett is this year’s Royal Lady of the Autumn Leaves. Her selection was announced March 4 at the Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival Association’s annual banquet at the Best Western Icicle Inn.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington
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Reader scrapbook

Wayne Harris poses with granddaughters Aubrey and Kira Potter at the Tillamook Cheese Factory in Tillamook, Ore., during a recent vacation.

College Life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington
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Preston — 65th

Bud and Janet Preston of Wenatchee will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary at 11:30 a.m. today during a reception at Sunnyslope Church.
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Veroske — 70th

Former longtime Chelan residents Bill and Wilma Veroske celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Feb. 23.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Serving the nation

Air Force Airman Logan C. Smith graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. Smith, a 2013 Wenatchee High School graduate, is the son of John Smith of Wenatchee.

Pet of the week: Say hello to Zazzy

Zazzy is a sweet kitty who has lots of pizzazz and is ready to share it with a new forever family, say officials at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.

WHS speech and debate headed to state tourney

Ten Wenatchee High School students will compete at the WIAA’s Forensics Tournament this weekend at University of Puget Sound in Tacoma. The speech and debate team earned a second-place trophy at the district 5/6 state qualifier tournament hosted at WHS Feb. 21.

WHS places 18th in national math contest

SEATTLE — A team of Wenatchee High School mathematicians finished in 18th place in the 2014 Four-by-Four Competition, a national mathematics contest administered by National Assessment & Testing.

Strategic planning workshops offered for nonprofits

WENATCHEE, TWISP — The Nonprofit Practices Institute, in partnership with the Icicle Fund and Washington Nonprofits, will host a pair of four-hour interactive workshops to introduce nonprofits to strategic planning.