Bands heat up the NCW Fair

Aug. 22 was a busy first day at the NCW Fair with especially good attendance for Thursday. One of the big attractions was the first ever NCW Fair Battle of the Bands held in the Community Hall.
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Youth are stars of the NCW Fair

Evalee Shafer and Tiera Moore of Mansfield Critters and Kids 4-H group hold their chickens during Entry Day on Aug. 21. They were among 4-H and FFA members from around the area entering animals and various other exhibits.
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Orondo celebrates 135 years

Orondo Community Partnerships sponsored a potluck picnic at Orondo River Park on Aug. 17 in celebration of Orondo’s 135th anniversary. Community members enjoyed the food and conversation of the “good old days.”
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Marriage Licenses

Issued in Douglas County Byron Lee Newell , 60, Leavenworth, and Janna Lynn Donoghue, 57, Vancouver
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U.S. Census Bureau address canvassing underway

NCW — Address canvassing in Washington state is now underway in preparation for the 2020 Census. Address canvassing improves and refines the Census Bureau’s address list of households, which is necessary to deliver invitations to respond to the census. The address list plays a vital role in ensuring a complete and accurate count of everyone living in the United States. “The Census Bureau is...
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Beat the heat with summer art class

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center is hosting another in its series of family-friendly art classes from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 31. Parents and children and invited to participate in these interactive, fun projects. The fee is $10 for one parent and one child. Additional children are $3 each. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. For more information, go...
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Waste Management collection on Labor Day

NCW — Waste Management of Greater Wenatchee reminds its customers in Chelan and Douglas counties that it will run regular collection routes on Monday’s Labor Day holiday on Sept. 2. The Wenatchee Transfer Station is closed on Monday. For more information and year-round holiday schedules, visit wmnorthwest.com and select your service area from the dropdown menu.
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Royal DeVaney Park to be dedicated Sept. 4

WATERVILLE — The public is invited to attend the formal dedication of Royal DeVaney Park at 1 p.m. Sept. 4 at 308 E. Locust St. A social hour will be held following the ceremony at the swimming pool office. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call city hall at 745-8871.
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Show your talent at Holiday Spice auditions Sept. 5 and 7

WENATCHEE — Auditions for this year’s Holiday Spice variety show will be held Sept. 5 and 7 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee. Holiday Spice is a community-based holiday show benefiting the PAC. It will be held Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. during the 2019 Festival of Trees. Open auditions will be Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. and Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. on the PAC stage. Those...
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Gateway event helps students

Gateway Ministries held its second annual back to school event at the Waterville School cafeteria on Aug. 17. The event included a clothing exchange, a free hot dog lunch and free haircuts for kids.
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