Ceremony opens Gateway Park

Members of the East Wenatchee City Council, East Wenatchee Events Board, Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce and other guests gathered at East Wenatchee’s new Gateway Park on July 1 for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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Parkway Pileup a success

Approximately 130 cars lined both sides of the street for a two block radius at the intersection of 9th Street and Valley Mall Parkway on June 29, as residents and visitors celebrated East Wenatchee’s 6th annual Eastside Parkway PileUp Cruise-in Car Show.
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DCFD4 celebrates new residence

Firefighters and auxiliary of Douglas County Fire District 4 gathered June 19 at the main fire station in Orondo to witness the ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new residence.
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Western fun coming to Orondo

Orondo Community Church is sponsoring Wild West Adventures July 16-18 for elementary age children. Stories, crafts, games and refreshments will be included in each day’s adventure.
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School board member retires

Orondo School Board members began their monthly meeting on May 28 honoring retiring board member Grant Daniel for his 28 years of service.
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AgForestry continues to train and inspire

Adam Poush, a paraprofessional at Chelan High School and resident of Orondo, believes any time people have opportunities to grow, they should take advantage of them. That is why he entered the Washington Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation (AgForestry) program in September of 2017.
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Chelan student club raising funds

The Interact Club of Chelan High School is sponsoring a "Walk for Water" event on May 19 from noon to 2 p.m. at Riverwalk Park in Chelan. The goal of the event is to raise money to purchase a well for a village in Ethiopia in east Africa.
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Bingo night at Orondo School

The Orondo Community Scholarship Committee sponsored their second bingo night and auction of the school year on March 22. Proceeds provide scholarships for eighth grade students who apply and are accepted.
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ESL offers learning and friendship

During English as a Second Language (ESL) afternoon classes in Chelan, a teacher and his or her students study and share their lives. You will hear conversation and laughter, and observe diligent study, sometimes heartfelt hugs.
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Santa open house in Orondo

Douglas County Fire District 4 at Orondo provided an afternoon of festivities Dec. 15 during its annual Santa open house. Chief Jim Oatey and his crew kept busy welcoming children and parents from 2 to 4 p.m.
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