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Maria Teresa Arrigotti & John Wehr
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Maria Arrigotti and John Wehr plan to marry this May in Jackson, Calif.

The bride is the daughter of Rich and Stephanie Arrigotti. Maria graduated from the University of Nevada Reno in music and math, and is a math professor at Truckee Meadows Community College. She is known for her opera and musical theater performances, most recently as Christine in "Phantom of the Opera" and Cosette in "Les Misérables."

John is the son of Darrell and Lupe Wehr of Spokane. ...


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Leah Elizabeth Ropp & Steven Spaulding

Susan and James Ropp are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Elizabeth Ropp, to Steven Van Spaulding, son of David Spaulding and the late Laurie Spaulding, step-mothered ...

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Jenaline Pyle & Julian De Mederios

Robert Pyle and Lunell Haught are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jenaline Pyle, a graduate of Cheney High School and University of Washington to Julian Topf de ...

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Lauren Alexandra Maher & Anthony Beattie

Ms. Elizabeth Maher of Spokane is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Lauren Maher, to Anthony Beattie, son of Edward and Mary Beattie of Issaquah, Wash. Lauren is ...

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Hannah Charlene Phillips & Jacob Ulrich

Hannah Charlene Phillips, a student at Spokane Community College and graduate of Lewis and Clark High School, and Jacob Colbie-Tayler Ulrich, an employee of Smiley's Construction and graduate of Ferris ...

Love Stories
Raise a Glass Like a Local

There’s no place like home, right? Here’s how to show off your favorite state with a wedding reception that features stand-out local wines, beers and spirits. A Pretty Presentation Shine the spotlight on local labels by finding fun ways to make them an active part of your big day’s events, …

Your Guide to Planning a Hometown Wedding

Destination: Home. While some brides decide between a traditional hometown wedding and a destination wedding, for others those options are one and the same. No matter where couples choose to say “I do,” the planning process essentially remains the same. You still need to create a vision and hire vendors …

Love story: Marriage lasted decades past mother’s prediction

Ruth Beck should have known it was true love when Herb Beck emerged from his hiding place beneath the cafeteria lunch table. Their high school in Eden, New York, had a Sadie Hawkins dance fast approaching and Herb was busy dodging girls anxious to tag him.

Decorating in Shades of Ombré

Ombré, the gradual change of color shades from light to dark, has become one of the most popular design elements of weddings in recent years, making a mark not only in ceremony décor but fashion and beauty trends, too. A French word meaning “shaded,” ombré has long been a technique …

Reimagining the Guestbook

Friend & Family Recipe Book For a sweet (or savory) reminder of loved ones, Rachel Bowes, owner of Seattle-based Finch & Thistle Events, suggests including a blank recipe card with your invitation, as well as a note requesting that guests scribble down a favorite recipe (and why it’s meaningful) and …