Pictorial Past | Brewster depot faces closure

Brewster Mayor Howard Gamble, left, and Wally Schulke, manager of a fruit warehouse, discuss how best to address a proposal by the Great Northern Railway in 1964 that the depot in the background be closed. The issue met with resistance from local residents as well as business and agriculture officials.  (Provided photo/Wenatchee World...
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Pacific Science Center brings program to the area

NCW — The Pacific Science Center will bring its traveling “Jolts and Volts” program to several North Central Washington communities next week. Electricity will be illuminated in a series of experiences including the Van de Graaf generator and Tesla coil. The program is for all ages and will be held at 2 and 6 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Wenatchee Public Library; 11 a.m. Aug. 3 at...
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Honor rolls and awards from area schools

Honor rolls and awards from schools in the Empire Press circulation area   Brewster Junior/Senior High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Senior: Angie Vazquez Junior: Maret Miller Sophomores: Jose Luis Carrillo, Lisbeth Guzman, Nathan Rios, Elizabeth Stam, Jose Villanueva-Flores Freshmen: Carlos Garcia, Andrea McKinney Eighth grade: Cade Gebbers Seventh...
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Stronger Schools grants are awarded

WENATCHEE — Brewster, Bridgeport and Waterville were among several North Central Washington schools and districts recently awarded Stronger Schools grants by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington. The grant program provides up to $5,000 for schools serving pre-K through 12 to enrich experiences for students, support teacher development, and provide opportunities for schools to...
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School staff members honored for excellence

NCW — The North Central Education Service District recently honored certified and classified school staff in the four-county region with Excellence in Education awards. The awards were presented during a May 2 banquet. The winners from Douglas County include Jenny Sanon and Luana Gavin, Bridgeport; Diane Holman, Angie Velazquez, Shannon Weldy, Dennis Wheeler, Randy Dunlap and Terry Gere,...
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Fundraiser for Brewster Boys & Girls Club

BREWSTER — The Brewster Boys & Girls Club will host its second annual fundraising golf event on May 22 at Gamble Sands, 200 Sands Trail Road in Brewster. The 4-person, 18-hole shotgun start scramble starts at noon. Cost for a foursome is $750, which includes brunch at 10 a.m., a raffle and warm-up at 11 a.m., and burgers and brats following golf. Space is limited. Deadline to register is...
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Red Cross plans blood drives

NCW — The American Red Cross has scheduled several upcoming blood drives: 1 to 7 p.m. April 17, Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 1315 N.E. 18th St., East Wenatchee Noon to 5 p.m April 18, Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave., Wenatchee 1 to 6 p.m. April 19, United Methodist Church, 206 N. Emerson St., Chelan Noon to 5 p.m. April 20, Brewster Boys & Girls Club, 601 Cliff Ave.,...
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Fundraiser for Brewster Boys & Girls Club

BREWSTER — The Brewster Boys & Girls Club will host its second annual fundraising golf event on May 22 at Gamble Sands, 200 Sands Trail Road in Brewster. The 4-person, 18-hole shotgun start scramble starts at noon. Cost for a foursome is $750, which includes brunch at 10 a.m., a raffle and warm-up at 11 a.m., and burgers and brats following golf. Space is limited. Deadline to register is...
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Honor Rolls from Area Schools

Honor rolls in the Empire Press circulation area as submitted by the schools.   Brewster Junior/Senior High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Seniors: Angie Vazquez, Victoria Rios Juniors: Maret Miller, Zulema Sotelo Sophomores: Elizabeth Stam, Jose Villanueva-Flores Freshmen: Samantha Emigh, Karina Martinez Eighth grade: Cade Gebbers Seventh grade: Gabriela...
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Brewster Boys & Girls Club receives $5,500 donation

BREWSTER — The Boys & Girls Club of Brewster received a $5,500 donation from the National Association of Professional Mortgage Women of Wenatchee Valley during the association’s annual luncheon Jan. 10 at the Town Toyota Center. The Brewster club, operated by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County, is located at Columbia Cove Recreation Center, 601 W. Cliff Ave. Boys &...
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