Christmas Eve service in Orondo

ORONDO — The Orondo Community Church will host a Christmas Eve service from 5 to 6 p.m. Dec. 24. The worship time will include holiday carols, a brief meditation and close with a candlelight service. The church is located at 13966 Highway 2 in Orondo. The service is open to the public. For more information, call Pastor Bill Lane at 664-0675.
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Santa visits Orondo fire station

Douglas County Fire District No. 4 held a Santa open house for the community Dec. 10 at the firehouse in Orondo.
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Fire District 4 open house on Dec. 10

ORONDO — Douglas County Fire District 4 volunteers and auxiliary will host a public open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 10 at the main fire station in Orondo. Santa will be available for pictures with children and families. Refreshments will be served and blood pressure checks will be available. All are welcome to come learn about the volunteer fire department and enjoy some holiday fun. For more...
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Orondo man injured in Thanksgiving day fire

ORONDO — An Orondo man was injured trying to go back inside his burning home to get personal belongings on Thanksgiving day. The man was treated by Ballard Ambulance, but chose not to be transported to the hospital, said Orondo Fire Chief Jim Oatey. The man’s house and belongings, at 15 Shed Road in the Brays area just north of Daroga State Park, was a total loss, he said. Oatey said the...
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Orondo town hall a success

Residents of Orondo met for a town hall forum Nov. 10 with the purpose of bringing unity in the community.
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Halloween drive stocks shelves

Waterville residents filled plastic bags with canned goods, condiments, pastas, paper items and other non-perishable goods and placed these on their porches.
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Date set for Orondo Community Town Hall

The Orondo Community Town Hall meeting will be held Nov. 10 at the Orondo School multipurpose room. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a spaghetti dinner prepared by Dewey Stedman. Child care will be provided.
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Orondo superintendent will retire in June

ORONDO — Orondo School District Superintendent Dr. Millie Watkins has announced she will retire next June at the end of the current school year. The announcement was made during a meeting of the school district’s board of directors in September, according to a news release from the district. Watkins has been superintendent and principal of the Orondo School District since 2003. She...
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Cider Fest at Orondo

It started out wet and cloudy on Oct. 8, but the sun peeked out and temperatures had warmed by 10 a.m. when Cider Fest began at Orondo Cider Works.
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Town Hall being planned in Orondo

Orondo residents will be given an opportunity to identify interests and needs in the community at a Town Hall forum being planned for November.
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