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Dear Abby | Daughter’s identity as asexual is not welcomed by her mom

Dear Abby: I have recently started disclosing to close friends and family that I am asexual (someone who experiences no sexual attraction to any person). For the most part they have been supportive, but my mother and one of my friends are having trouble accepting it. I have told them I do not want children and that I am repulsed by the thought of sexual intercourse, but my mother acts like if I don’t have children, I won’t be as welcome. She even suggested that I could marry a gay ...

My simple sauce tops it all

The best way I've found to improve upon dinner has nothing to do with butter. It doesn't involve a generous glug of cream, or even a few slabs of bacon. The secret recipe that has transformed so many of my meals from dull to exciting is so unassuming that you probably have it stashed in your refrigerator right now.

Craving Chinese takeout? Make this easy, stir-fried noodle dish at home

Today, I want to share a recipe that I crave when I'm sick with a cold. When my sinuses are stuffed and my body aches, I crave Chinese food. I'm not talking about excellent renditions of Cantonese, Szechuan or Taiwanese cuisines that you might find at any number of excellent Chinese restaurants.

Changes planned to the sell-by dates on food

The majority of Americans have no clear idea what "sell by" labels are trying to tell them. But after 40 years of letting us guess, the grocery industry has made moves to clear up the confusion.

In the Garden | Tips for building an indoor forest

A winning anecdote for Wenatchee’s cold winter months could be a healthy green indoor corner that’s flourishing with living plants. This dose of nature could lessen your cabin fever tendencies.

Dear Abby | Wife whose husband fights dirty may need a clean break

Dear Abby: Because I had a promiscuous past prior to getting married, it was understandable that my husband and I have gone through some rough patches. It’s been three years since our wedding, and he still can’t let it go sometimes. A recent argument just escalated into his calling me a whore and stupid. We have a beautiful little girl together, so it’s not like I can just up and go whenever I want.

Annual luncheon benefits youth programs

WENATCHEE — Camp Fire North Central Washington will hold its annual benefit luncheon at noon March 1 at the Wenatchee Convention Center.

Job fair planned for March 30

WENATCHEE — WorkSource Wenatchee will hold a Chelan/Douglas Job and Resource Fair from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 30 at Pybus Public Market. Veteran’s will receive preference from 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Workshop instructs on watercolor landscapes

CHELAN — The Lake Chelan Arts Council will offer watercolor art workshops with Spokane artist Stan Miller from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22 and 23 at the Chelan Fire Station.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Reader Scrapbook

Itty, 14, explores a snowy January sidewalk with his eyes closed. Typically an indoor cat, he only occasionally enjoys an outdoors jaunt. Itty is the pet of Jan and Blake Murray of Wenatchee. (Provided photo/Jan Murray)

College life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington