Red Cross plans blood drives

NCW — The American Red Cross has scheduled several upcoming blood drives: 1 to 7 p.m. April 17, Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 1315 N.E. 18th St., East Wenatchee Noon to 5 p.m April 18, Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave., Wenatchee 1 to 6 p.m. April 19, United Methodist Church, 206 N. Emerson St., Chelan Noon to 5 p.m. April 20, Brewster Boys & Girls Club, 601 Cliff Ave.,...
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Sons of Union Veterans to hold meeting in East Wenatchee

EAST WENATCHEE — Fort Walla Walla Camp 3 of the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold its quarterly meeting from 1 to 4 p.m. April 15 at the Douglas County PUD Auditorium, 151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee. The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in the Civil War. Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. A program will include time for sharing stories of Civil War...
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Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report

?Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the March 27 commission meeting held at the district's East Wenatchee office.
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Honor Rolls from Area Schools

Honor rolls in the Empire Press circulation area as submitted by the schools.   Brewster Junior/Senior High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Seniors: Angie Vazquez, Victoria Rios Juniors: Maret Miller, Zulema Sotelo Sophomores: Elizabeth Stam, Jose Villanueva-Flores Freshmen: Samantha Emigh, Karina Martinez Eighth grade: Cade Gebbers Seventh grade: Gabriela...
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Kuntz, Lacy will talk ‘State of the Region’

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a “Coffee and Commerce: State of the Region” program from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. March 22 at Town Toyota Center, Orchard View Room, 1300 Walla Walla Ave. Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz and East Wenatchee Mayor Steve Lacy will give insight on the “State of the Region.” This is a good opportunity to learn about what’s happening in...
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Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report

?Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen and Molly Simpson executed the following actions during the March 13 commission meeting held at the district’s East Wenatchee office: Awarded Wells chief engineer Ken Pflueger with his 30-year service award. Commissioner Skagen thanked Pflueger on behalf of the citizens of Douglas County for his years of service. Pflueger thanked the...
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Serving Our Nation

Air Force Airman Ramiro Garcia Arreguin Jr. recently graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. Garcia Arreguin is the son of Ramiro Garcia Flores and Amparo Garcia Arreguin of East Wenatchee. He is a 2016 graduate of Eastmont High School.   Air Force Airman Trey D. Hanson recently graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland...
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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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East Wenatchee student serves as Senate Page

OLYMPIA — Dillon Esparza, an eighth grade student at Eastmont Junior High in East Wenatchee, recently served as a Senate Page during the seventh week of the 2017 legislative session. Esparza was sponsored by Sen. Brad Hawkins of East Wenatchee. The Senate Page Program is an opportunity for Washington students to spend a week working in the Legislature. Pages are responsible for such tasks as...
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Local author publishes new books

Whether landscaping a lawn, decorating a cake, or writing a book, Donielle Ingersoll portrays his artistic flair in everything he does.
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