School district opens kindergarten registration

EAST WENATCHEE — Kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year in the Eastmont School District begins next month. Children living in the district and who will be 5 years old on or before Aug. 31 may register. Registration packets are available at eastmont206.org by clicking on “Parents and Community”; or at the Eastmont School District administration office at 800 Eastmont...
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February blood drives

NCW — The American Red Cross will hold several blood drives this month in Chelan and Douglas counties. Feb. 20: 1 to 7 p.m., Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 1315 8th St. N.E., East Wenatchee. Feb. 21: 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave. Feb. 22: Noon to 6 p.m., United Methodist Church, 206 N. Emerson, Chelan. Feb. 23: 1 to 6 p.m., North Central Washington...
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Jazz Workshop performances in February

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Jazz Workshop will present “Jazznights” Feb. 2-3, with two concerts at the Numerica Performing Arts Center featuring the six-piece combo L.A. 6. The professional musicians, based in New York and Los Angeles, are returning for their ninth year and will perform Feb. 2 and then with jazz band students from Wenatchee and Eastmont schools Feb. 3. Both concerts begin at...
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Eastmont Parks & Rec schedules activities

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation has planned several activities in the coming months. A class session in art techniques will be held on Fridays from March 3-24. The class is for ages 8-14 and will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A fee of $65 includes supplies. Registration deadline is Feb. 17. A class in Valentine’s Day card-making for ages 6-18 will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m....
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Our College Students

News of college students from the Empire Press coverage area Eastern Washington University CHENEY — The following students were named to the deans list for fall quarter 2016 at Eastern Washington University. Qualifying students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher. East Wenatchee: Eric Ballard, Maria Bravo, Victor Briseno, Laura Brown, Luke Browning, Peter Chang, Paidyn Clay, Hannah...
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Law and Justice Center will bring East Wenatchee county offices into one location

Douglas County is in the process of a building project that will move all offices currently located on 2nd Street N.E. in East Wenatchee to a complex next to the 19th Street N.W. public services building.
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Senior meals program seeks volunteers

NCW — Senior Meals in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee is looking for volunteers to deliver meals to local seniors. The program, which is supported by local donations, seeks to add additional drivers to meet demand. The Senior Meals program is loosely affiliated with Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition, and Meals on Wheels. For more information, contact Bobbie Tremblay at 470-0522 or...
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Douglas Co. Port to hold economic roundtable

EAST WENATCHEE — The Port of Douglas County is sponsoring an Economic Leadership Roundtable from 11:45 to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Wild Rivers Inn Sports Bar & Grill, 560 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee. Regional leaders will explore and provide an analysis of what is happening with the local economy. Lunch will be provided by the Port of Douglas County. Reservations are required by...
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Relay for Life kickoff planned for Jan. 10

EAST WENATCHEE — The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Chelan and Douglas County will hold a free kickoff program at 5 p.m. Jan 10 at Bonaventure Senior Living, 50 29th St. N.W. The program will discuss the annual event and how it benefits the local community. Guests will have the opportunity to register a team for the event, which will take place June 9 at Eastmont High School. For...
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Senior meals program seeks volunteers

NCW — Senior Meals in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee is looking for volunteers to deliver meals to local seniors. The program, which is supported by local donations, seeks to add additional drivers to meet demand. The Senior Meals program is loosely affiliated with Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition, and Meals on Wheels. For more information, contact Bobbie Tremblay at 470-0522 or...
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