Retired veteran gives back

Jim Reece of East Wenatchee spends about five hours a day at his computer searching for photos and updating information for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
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Study group to discuss Buddhist wisdom teaching

EAST WENATCHEE —The HUMUH Buddhist Center will hold a spiritual study group at 4 p.m. July 2 in the sanctuary of the Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1550 Sunset Highway. The group will discuss the wisdom teaching “The Logic of Clear Communication.” A period of meditation will be offered beginning at 3:40 p.m. The study group is free and open to the public. Donations will be...
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Hawkins named to state Arts Commission

OLYMPIA — Sen. Brad Hawkins was recently appointed to the Washington State Arts Commission. Hawkins’ three-year term will begin with the commission’s first meeting of the new fiscal year, which will be Aug. 1-2 in Wenatchee. Hawkins said being on the commission will help him serve the interests of the many vibrant arts communities throughout the state, particularly those in North Central...
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Douglas County to accept hazardous waste at event

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County businesses can dispose of hazardous waste on July 7 at the East Wenatchee City Hall parking lot. Businesses must pre-register by June 23 for the event, which offers discounted rates. Items accepted include flammable liquids, oil-based paint, corrosive liquids, fluorescent tubes, aerosols, toxic solids, acid batteries and other materials. For information or...
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Pictorial Past | Eastmont athletes honored

Earl Shaw, Eastmont High School athletic director Lou Boni and basketball coach George Stewart, congratulate Eastmont’s senior athletic award winners in May of 1960.
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Rusty Barbed Wire Boys to perform

EAST WENATCHEE — The Rusty Barbed Wire Boys will perform in a free concert from 6 to 7 p.m. June 8 at Bonaventure Senior Living, 50 29th St. N.W. Bruce Brown, Rick Edwards, Dan McConnell, Jerry Michael and Bill Patrick sing country and folk songs and tell a few jokes along the way. The group will also be performing during Waterville Days on July 8.
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Study group to discuss Buddhist wisdom teaching

EAST WENATCHEE — The HUMUH Buddhist Center will hold a spiritual study group at 4 p.m. June 4 in the sanctuary of the Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1550 Sunset Highway. The group will discuss the wisdom teaching “The Logic of Clear Communication.” A period of meditation will be offered beginning at 3:40 p.m. The study group is free and open to the public. Donations will be...
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Our College Students

News of college students from the Empire Press coverage area Washington State University PULLMAN — Jarrick Wick was awarded the Ames Family Scholarship in mathematics at Washington State University. He is the son of Pamela and Timothy Wick of East Wenatchee.
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Fundraising begins for Fourth of July event

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Fourth of July Committee will be fundraising for the annual fireworks show June 8-10 at various locations. The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce is selling discounted tickets to the June 9-10 Monster Truck event at the Wenatchee Valley Super Oval through June 10. Bucks for Bangs will be collected at the East Wenatchee Cashmere Valley Bank branch from 11:30 a.m....
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Food drive will benefit Lighthouse Ministries

WENATCHEE — Express Employment Professionals is collecting non-perishable food at its Wenatchee office, 411 N. Chelan Ave., Suite B, as part of its annual “Brand it Blue Day.” Local auto dealerships are also collecting for the drive, including Town Jeep, Town Ford, Town Toyota, Wenatchee Kia, Town Nissan, Barry Automotive, Sangster Motors, Apple Valley Honda, Leonard Evans Used Cars and...
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