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Where’d you get that wedding cake idea?

By SCOTT KLEPACH Chances are when you’re in the flurry of planning a wedding, the most pressing concern is probably not the history of the wedding cake. In fact, during the reception you’ll likely be so busy that you won’t have a lot of time to eat much of it either! But it’s still neat […]

‘Mock’ weddings showcase talents

By SCOTT KLEPACH PHOTOS BY J.M. HUNTER PHOTOGRAPHY We all know how involved weddings can be — a huge number of details has to be coordinated so everything goes smoothly. But some go through all this work, even when there’s no one tying the knot. Photographers like Jessica M. Hunter throw stylized “mock weddings” to […]

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Darling Hairpiece DIY

Photo by GORDON KING/Yakima Herald-Republic STYLING BY JILL ST. GEORGE Making your own hair piece? Give it a natural look. Just use mossy sticks for the... 

Bed & Breakfasts

Teepees at Cherry Wood Bed, Breakfast & Barn. PHOTO BY GORDON KING. With the hustle and bustle of getting everything ready for a fantastic wedding,... 

Tips for getting the best dress

Lindsay Cortez by Lindsay Cortez I’m going to share with you four tips to make finding your dress easier and share with you a little of my dress shopping... 

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Rowland-30 Years

                                      We are excited to announce that our beloved Steve and Laurie Rowland are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary. They exchanged vows and words of love to one another on April 14, 1984 surrounded by their adoring […]

Mortimer-60 Years

                                      Larry and Lillie (Thomas) Mortimer were married April 2, 1954. They have lived in Yakima Valley their entire married lives. They are retired fruit growers and raised four children on the farm. Larry is a retired […]


                            Gus and Darlene Mercer of Selah are proud to announce the engagement of their granddaughter, Kaylee Mayers, to Brandon English, son of Ken and Karen English of Lake Stevens, WA. The bride to be is a student of University of Western […]

Stai-50 Years

                                      Clifford and Joan Stai (Mooney) were married on April 16, 1964 in Eau Claire, WI. Both were born and raised there.Clifford retired from the US Army as an SFC E-7 after twenty years service. Then the […]

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