As of Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Kara Bowles and James Manning of Eugene, Ore., announce their engagement and plans for a June 25, 2016, wedding.
She is the daughter of Margaret Bowles of Grangeville and the late Barry Bowles, and granddaughter of Stuart and Brenda Bowles of Grangeville. She graduated from Grangeville High School in 2007 and is a Le Cordon Bleu graduate 2016.
He is the son of Sandra Loewy and Peter Loewy of Eugene, Ore., and Jim Manning of Tulsa, Okla. He is a Churchill High School graduate, class of 2006.
The bride-elect is a baker and decorator in Eugene and the groom works with asphalt and sealcoating in Eugene.
The couple makes their home in Eugene with their dog Pippin, a chiweenie, and their lionhead rabbit, Braveheart. Their wedding will be a small outdoor wedding with friends and family on the Oregon Coast.