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Dear Abby | Husband’s longtime friendship is now forbidden by his wife

Dear Abby: I recently retired after 26 years of working with a professional partner of the opposite sex. Now my wife expects me to cut off all communication with her. There was never any intimacy or sexual attraction at all, just a friendship established over many years.

How to enjoy your farmers market haul at its peak

Kohlrabi, sweet and hot peppers, broccoli, kale, spinach, cucumbers, summer squash (including tatume, eight ball, light and dark green zucchini, light and dark yellow zucchini), radishes (red, white and striped), skinny green beans, wax beans, beets, turnips and assorted onions.

Celebrate with the savory side of baklava

Delightful. Delicious. Subtle. These are just a few of the words staffers used to describe this terrific twist on a baklava. One doesn’t tend to think of baklava in a savory way. When I think of baklava, I think of ground walnuts or pistachios between crispy layers of phyllo dough that’s doused with a honey syrup.

In the Garden | Tips for transplanting shrubs, trees

Fall is just around the corner, and it’s time to consider transplanting your shrubs or trees. It’s a tricky and delicate process, and I’ll try to give you some pointers to help ease the stress of moving plants around your property. This process can also be applied to planting new shrubs and trees in your garden.

Self-injury is a ‘major killer’ in the United States

When deaths from substance abuse are counted as self-inflicted, then deaths from self-injury in the U.S. are tied with deaths attributed to diabetes and outnumber those from flu and pneumonia or kidney disease, new research suggests.

Reader Scrapbook

Ryan Bonniwell, 1, pauses to grin for the camera as he enjoys the sun and water on a beach along the Entiat River. Ryan is the son of Joe and Angela Bonniwell of East Wenatchee. (Provided photo/Angela Bonniwell)

Five generations

The family of Dorothy Jones recently gathered for a five-generation photo during her 95th birthday party in Richland. Standing, left to right, is grandmother Carrie Copner of Wenatchee, Kylee Pennington of East Wenatchee and mother Tawnee Agnew of East Wenatchee. Seated are great-grandmother Susan Copner of Wenatchee, left, and great-great grandmother Dorothy Jones of Richland. (Provided photo/Ave Brewster)

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Dear Abby | Woman can’t make the break from her decades-long affair

Dear Abby: I have been dating a married man for 30 years. Our relationship started a few months after he got married. I know it was wrong to begin the relationship, but it started just as a way for me to get sexual experience. For him, I think he was infatuated with the idea that a younger woman found him attractive.


Reunions scheduled throughout North Central Washington


Classes scheduled throughout North Central Washington

WVMCC open later for First Friday program

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will offer extended hours this Friday, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., as part of Wenatchee First Fridays Arts Walk program.

Photo contest seeks examples of natural beauty

NCW — Cascadia Conservation District has opened submissions for a photo contest through its Chelan County Clean Water Campaign. The deadline for submissions is Oct. 1.

Rainbow assembly seeks items for auction

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Rainbow Assembly #4 is looking for items or services to auction at its spaghetti feed and auction scheduled for Oct. 14.