Beverly Joyce Hopp

Beverly Joyce Hopp, 84, of East Wenatchee, died Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. Arrangements by Chapel of the Valley, Wenatchee.
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Keith Jarmin

Keith Jarmin, 63, of East Wenatchee, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. Arrangements by Heritage Memorial Chapel, East Wenatchee.
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Kelly M. (Hinderer) Peterson

Kelly M. (Hinderer) Peterson, 60, of East Wenatchee, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. Arrangements by Heritage Memorial Chapel, East Wenatchee.
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Kathleen Lynn ‘Kathy’ Lumsden

Kathleen Lynn “Kathy” Lumsden, 72, of Rock Island, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. Arrangements by Chapel of the Valley, Wenatchee.
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YWCA starts mentor program

WENATCHEE — YWCA NCW announces the start of a new mentorship program for women. The organization is looking for women who wish to befriend, support and encourage other women of North Central Washington. The program specifically focuses on mentoring women facing homelessness, poverty and other barriers to economic success. Kathy Blauman, housing specialist at YWCA NCW, will oversee the...
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported Jan. 4-9
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Varied outlook in 2019 for Northwest agricultural producers

SPOKANE — Northwest Farm Credit Services, the Northwest’s leading agricultural lending cooperative, has released its latest quarterly market snapshot reports that look at the state of major agricultural commodities in the region. Northwest FCS industry teams monitor conditions and report outlooks for commodities financed by the co-op. Cattle: Northwest FCS foresees slightly profitable...
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Drug price transparency bill coming to state Legislature

Could 2019 be the year Washington state lawmakers tackle the rising cost of prescription drugs? State Rep. June Robinson, D-Everett, and Sen. Karen Keiser, D-Kent, are introducing bills this session that would increase transparency for drug pricing.
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Markets

Provided by USDA Market News Apples YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (Jan. 10) — Demand fairly good. Market about steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 64-80s $16-19, mostly $17-19; 88-125s $16-19. Golden Delicious 72-80s $24-28, mostly $26-28; 88s $20-26, mostly $24-26; 100s $20-26, mostly $22-24; 113s $20-24, mostly $22-24. Fuji 64-72s...
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News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1919 Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Brewer and children of Leahy were visitors at Mansfield on Saturday. Elizabeth McCormick returned to Brewster on Saturday to make her home. Her many friends are giving her a cordial welcome back to town. The formation of a new law partnership in Wenatchee was...
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