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Haley, Haferkamp

Jessica Haley and Todd Haferkamp, both of Truckee, Calif., have announced their engagement.

Whitehall, Hetterle

Haley Whitehall and Tom Hetterle, both of Wenatchee, have announced their engagement.

Anniversary Stedman — 50th

Dewey and Ruth Stedman of East Wenatchee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 22 during a private party at Casa Tapatia Restaurant.

Dear Abby | Give thanks on Memorial Day

Dear Abby: Americans are at their best when they unite around a noble purpose. On Memorial Day, that purpose is the National Moment of Remembrance. On that day, all Americans are asked to pause wherever they are at 3 p.m. local time to honor our fallen.

Dear Abby | Mom objects when kids are made to pay for roughhousing

Dear Abby: We visit my in-laws two or three times a year. During our most recent visit, my kids (ages 12 and 14) were roughhousing with their cousins and accidentally slammed a door, which resulted in a broken frame. Their grandpa had asked them to stop, which they apparently didn't do.

Baking soda vs. baking powder

Q: What are the differences between baking soda and baking powder (double acting)? Why would one or the other be used in some recipes, and why are both used in some recipes?

Homeless women receive necessities in a paper bag

PITTSBURGH — Two Pittsburgh nonprofits are getting together to break down longtime taboos by collecting and distributing adult incontinence and feminine care products to offer homeless women a chance to live with dignity.

Art students mold clay to assist investigations

NEW YORK — When Amy Pekal signed up for the New York Academy of Art to hone her skills as a sculptor, she never thought she would end up assisting in a police investigation.

Dear Abby | Housemate draws the line at sharing her meatloaf

Dear Abby: I share a large house with two other women. The homeowner, “Mary,” works from a home office during the day. “Sue” is her baby sister. She has two small children and doesn’t work. She lives here rent-free thanks to Mary’s generosity. I pay rent. We keep all our food separate and eat our meals separately. We each have our assigned shelves in the refrigerator and cupboards.

Radwick — 30th

Todd and Navis Radwick of Winthrop celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary recently during a private party.


Samaritan Hospital, Moses Lake

Dear Abby | Wife dances the night away

Dear Abby: My wife of 15 years has recently begun spending a lot of time with a group of women who socialize away from their husbands. They like to meet without their husbands and party at pick-up nightclubs and swingers’ bars. When I asked her about it, her response was, “It’s just us girls dancing with each other and having a good time. We dance with each other at the table we’re at. We never dance with any of the men who ask us.” When I asked why they go ...

For inmates, dog-training program has mutual benefits

MERCER, Pa. — Joe has trained 21 dogs during his stay at the State Correctional Institution at Mercer. This week, he is saying goodbye to the latest one, Tonka, a wiggly white Lab-terrier mix with a pink nose.

Dear Abby | Calling all sweet tooths, pleasure can be yours!

Dear Abby: I’ve heard that your dessert recipes are unmatchable and I’d like to have them. Some time ago, I saw a column that mentioned cookbooklets you have available for purchase. I hope that this is still correct, because I’m interested in ordering them.