Orondo Preschool holds graduation

Orondo Preschool graduation was held May 18. Parents, siblings, relatives and friends of the graduates gathered in the school multipurpose auditorium for the evening of celebration.
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AgForestry program is ‘life changing’ for participants

In this three-part series, Empire Press Correspondent Darlene Paterson interviewed three members of this year’s graduating class of the Washington Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation (AgForestry) Program — Hannah Poush of Orondo, Emily Bautista-Herdt of Wenatchee and Jordan McDevitt of Leavenworth — about their experiences in the program. This is the concluding installment.
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AgForestry program focuses on leadership development

In this three-part series, Empire Press Correspondent Darlene Paterson interviewed three members of this year’s graduating class of the Washington Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation (AgForestry) Program — Hannah Poush of Orondo, Emily Bautista-Herdt of Wenatchee and Jordan McDevitt of Leavenworth — about their experiences in the program. This is the second installment.
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Series | Growing up in Douglas Co.

This is the seventh in a series of articles featuring interviews with people who grew up (or are growing up) in Douglas County. The seventh interview is with Hannah (Podlich) Pousch.
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Series | AgForestry Program

Empire Press Correspondent Darlene Paterson recently interviewed three members of this year’s AgForestry Leadership Program graduating class. This is the first of a three-part series.
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Orondo holds second town hall

The second town hall meeting for Orondo community members was held April 11 in the Eagles Nest room at Orondo School.
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Changes coming at Orondo School

Orondo School Superintendent/Principal Millie Watkins is retiring at the end of this school year. Lance Young, who has been Watkins' assistant for the past four years, has been named as principal.
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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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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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Grace House offers healing, hope

Grace House, a transitional home for women and children located in East Wenatchee, lives up to its name as a place of healing and hope.
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