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The north shore is preparing Heritage Fair, a celebration of life, art and history by the sea, in honor of Uldine Burgon, a Moclips resident and artist who will be 100 years old this year during the festival on June 13.

People with Pet Allergies

Pet ownership has been proven to have numerous health benefits including decreasing anxiety and depression, providing companionship and decreasing blood pressure and stress. Pets are a huge part of our lives! If you have mild to moderate pet allergies, then pet ownership can become a bit more challenging. Here are some ideas to decrease your allergy symptoms so that you don’t have to choose between your allergies and your pet.

Wife wants out of marriage to join the woman she loves

Dear Abby: I’m a 48-year-old woman. I have known I was gay since I was 14. No one knows because I never acted on it until I met “Bob,” my current common-law husband of 25 years. I fell in love with his sister, “Janelle,” back then. We kissed a few times and fell deeply in love, but because we didn’t want to hurt Bob, we ended what we had.

Husband’s caring ministry doesn’t extend to his wife

Dear Abby: I have been married to the same man for 20 years. He likes having people around ALL the time, and because he is a minister, we often can’t avoid it. I have tried to accommodate his friends and hangers-on, but lately it’s becoming unbearable. He will say “yes” to people who have been evicted, and I find myself sharing living quarters with perfect strangers or church members without prior notice.

Sister getting married opts out of all-inclusive affair

Dear Abby: My only sister, “Carolyn,” is getting married in two months. I’m ecstatic for her. She and her girlfriend turned 50 this year, and this is the happiest I have ever seen her. They are perfect together. Carolyn asked me to be her maid of honor and I gladly accepted. I am also decorating for her small wedding and reception.