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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At Orondo, Kernels win their A team match; B team loses

The Waterville/Mansfield Kernels junior high volleyball teams played against the Orondo Eagles March 2.
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Equipment burns in Orondo shop fire

ORONDO — A two-alarm fire reported at 4:30 a.m. Feb. 23 burned a shop building and equipment on Higgins Loop Road, about 2 miles east of Sun Cove, but caused no injuries. The shop contained equipment, tractors and hay. It was fully engulfed when crews from Douglas County Fire District 4 in Orondo and Fire District 2 in East Wenatchee arrived on the scene. Firefighters contained the fire to the...
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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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