Dear Abby: As a child, I was sexually, physically and mentally abused. As an adult, I suffered several miscarriages and two of my children died as infants. I have two living children, ages 9 and 16. It should be no surprise that I turned to food for comfort; I ate myself to a whopping 420 pounds.
LEAVENWORTH — A year after she was hired, Leslie Lloyd has resigned as executive director of Icicle Creek Center for the Arts. Tom Bassett, president of Icicle Creek’s board of directors, confirmed that Lloyd left voluntarily last week. “Most of it was pretty personal,” he said. He declined to give any details until he talks with the board Monday. Lloyd would also not give details about her departure and referred questions to Bassett.
SEATTLE — The National Weather Service says a series of Pacific storms is once again bringing rain to Washington through today — and with the rain comes an increased threat of mudslides and avalanches.
WENATCHEE — A 26-foot drawdown of the Columbia River reservoir behind Wanapum Dam appears to have stabilized the broken spillway there, but it’s coming at the cost of lost power generation and regional concern about how to handle the upcoming salmon migration.