Community shredding days planned

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County Solid Waste will host two community shredding events on Sept. 14. In East Wenatchee, the event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at 19 McElmurry Lane in East Wenatchee. There will also be a shredding event from 1 to 3 p.m. in Waterville at the Recycle Center, 720 N. Chelan Ave. Local residents are encouraged to bring all their papers and documents to be...
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Brews and Blues event Aug. 22

EAST WENATCHEE — Are you ready for some good tunes, good food and a chance to help a good cause? Numerica Credit Union will host its Brews & Blues event from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 22 at its East Wenatchee Branch, 477 Grant Road. The evening will feature music from The 509’s, brews from 509 Bierwerks and food from Mike’s Meats and Seafood. The event is free but donations will be accepted...
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Free disposal day planned for October

EAST WENATCHEE — Waste Management and Douglas County are teaming up to offer a free disposal day this fall. Douglas County residents living outside any city limits who are interested in participating in the event from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5 should go to the county’s Public Services Building at 140 19th St. N.W. during business hours to sign up and receive a ticket. Identification and a...
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Eastmont Parks, Bike Alliance planning pump track

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont Metropolitan Park District and the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance have initiated plans to install a pump track at Eastmont Community Park, according to an Aug. 2 news release. Pump tracks are designed to allow riders of all ages and skill levels to travel through a course without pedaling. Skateboards, roller blades or skates, scooters and bikes will be able to...
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Community shred day planned in September

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County Solid Waste will host a community shredding event Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 19 McElmurry Lane in East Wenatchee. Local residents are encouraged to bring all their papers and documents to be destroyed. Acceptable items include white and colored paper, envelopes, unwanted mail, insurance policies, sticky notes, tax records, cancelled checks, payroll records...
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Pictorial Past | Promenaders to celebrate

One of the Wenatchee area's oldest square dance organizations, The Appleland Promenaders, celebrates its 21st anniversary on Dec. 13, 1969 with a dance and party at the Barn in East Wenatchee.
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Douglas County Solid Waste recycling drop off trailer at new location

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County Solid Waste is relocating one of its recycling trailers at the end of the month. The drop-off recycling trailer located in the parking lot at 140 19th St. will be moved on July 29 to a permanent location at 310 Rock Island Road (Park and Ride) off 3rd Street S.E. For more information regarding this recycling trailer and others, contact Douglas County Solid Waste...
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Meet local law enforcement at National Night Out event

EAST WENATCHEE — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and East Wenatchee Police Department will host Wenatchee Valley’s National Night Out Against Crime event from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at Eastmont Community Park by the Aquatic Center, 255 N. Georgia Ave. National Night Out is an all-ages event to promote law enforcement-community partnerships and allow residents the opportunity to...
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Pictorial Past | Freight company moves the goods

Freight moves rapidly across the dock of Northwest Motor Freight Co. in East Wenatchee in September of 1958.
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Ceremony opens Gateway Park

Members of the East Wenatchee City Council, East Wenatchee Events Board, Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce and other guests gathered at East Wenatchee’s new Gateway Park on July 1 for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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