Orondo holds second town hall

The second town hall meeting for Orondo community members was held April 11 in the Eagles Nest room at Orondo School.
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Easter services in Orondo

ORONDO — The Orondo Community Church will host its annual Easter Son-Rise Service at 7:30 a.m. April 16 at Orondo River Park, 21552 Highway 97, milepost 215. Those attending should gather near the pavilion overlooking the river and bring a chair or blanket for seating. Everyone is invited to the bilingual service of worship, celebration and reflection. Coffee and doughnuts will be served. For...
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Orondo is among locations for Arbor Day distributions

NCW — The annual Greater Wenatchee Arbor Day Celebration will be held at five sites in Chelan and Douglas counties on April 15. Wenatchee tree and shrub distribution will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walla Walla Point Park Shelter 2. Distribution in outlying areas will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following sites: Cashmere: Martin’s Market, 130 Titchenal Way Leavenworth: National Fish...
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On Main Street | Egg hunt on

This occasional column highlights business news in Waterville and in other Douglas County communities.
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Holy Week and Easter services

Easter Sunday is coming April 16. Here is the schedule of worship for Holy Week, or the week leading up to Easter, for some of our local churches.
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Series | Growing up in Douglas Co.

This is the fifth in a series of articles featuring interviews with people who grew up (or are growing up) in Douglas County. The fifth interview is with Julie (Streeter) McCall.
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Changes coming at Orondo School

Orondo School Superintendent/Principal Millie Watkins is retiring at the end of this school year. Lance Young, who has been Watkins' assistant for the past four years, has been named as principal.
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Arbor Day distribution set for April 15

The annual Greater Wenatchee Arbor Day Celebration will be held at five sites in Chelan and Douglas counties on April 15. Wenatchee tree and shrub distribution will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walla Walla Point Park Shelter 2. Distribution in outlying areas will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following sites: Cashmere: Martin’s Market, 130 Titchenal Way Leavenworth: National Fish Hatchery,...
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Orondo girls victorious over Soap Lake

A crowd filled the bleachers at Orondo School on March 12 to cheer the hometown Eagles girls’ volleyball team to victory over the Soap Lake Eagles.
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Our College Students

News of college students from the Empire Press coverage area   Gonzaga University SPOKANE — The following students were named to the president’s list at Gonzaga University for fall 2016. Eligible students must earn a grade-point average of 3.85 or higher. East Wenatchee: Jennifer Albrecht, Megan Lavagnino Orondo: Allison Drescher The following students were named to the dean’s list at...
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