Editor’s note: The Martinez girls — mom Noemi, Gabriela, 5, and Andréa, 8 — pose for a photo earlier this month in front of the Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Park. It’s unusual for me to run a photo of my family in the paper, but we have no other reader-submitted photos to fill this spot. So please submit a summer vacation photo — home or away — so we can run it as a Reader Scrapbook image.
PLAIN — Residents packed their belongings, tended to their yards and tentatively went about their daily business on Thursday as they kept a watchful eye on the thick smoke pouring off the ridgeline nearby.
Oleeta J. Fay’s family recently surprised her with a 95th birthday party, with more than 40 family members and friends from Washington, Colorado, California and Oregon traveling to the Wenatchee Valley for the party. Oleeta is an avid bowler and still bowls in a Friday night league in East Wenatchee. She has six children, 22 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.