Divorce recovery program begins Feb. 11

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Community Church will offer Divorce Recovery, a 10-week program beginning at 4 p.m. Feb. 11, for those who are going through divorce or a broken relationship. The church is located at 783 4th St. N.E. The course will cover topics such as loss and grief, unhooking, anger, depression and forgiveness. Emotional support groups will also be formed to help in the healing...
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Community of Christ hosts variety of events

EAST WENATCHEE — The Community of Christ, 690 N. Baker Ave., is hosting two upcoming events. A Soup for the Soul lunch will take place at noon Jan. 27. Books and toiletries will be given to those in need. Then on Jan. 30, there will be a Family Game Night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with a variety of family-friendly games featured. For more information, contact Fran Smith, 670-2029.
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Eastmont Parks & Rec schedules activities

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation has planned several activities in the coming months. Two class sessions in art techniques will be held on Tuesdays with the first session from Feb. 6-27, and the second session from March 6-27. The classes are for ages 8-12 and will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A fee of $65 includes supplies. Registration deadlines are Jan. 26 for the first...
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Shalom Church to hold Christmas Eve service

EAST WENATCHEE — Shalom Church will hold a candlelight Christmas Eve service at 6 p.m. The church is located at 1052 Valley Mall Parkway in East Wenatchee. The service will be informal and all are welcome to attend. For more information, call Pastor Samuel Detwiler at 421-2276.
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Wings ’n Wishes celebration

Numerica Credit Union's annual Wings ’n Wishes Christmas tree lighting celebration was held Dec. 7 at East Wenatchee City Hall. The event provided a night of fun and excitement for all.
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NCESD Education Foundation awards teacher classroom grants

WENATCHEE — Teachers from Eastmont, Brewster, Bridgeport, Mansfield, Palisades and Waterville have been awarded classroom grants from the North Central Educational Service District Education Foundation. They are among 93 teachers from throughout North Central Washington awarded $31,000 in grants this year in the areas of literacy, STEM/STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math),...
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Serving Our Nation

U.S. Air Force Airman Shannon T. Treat recently graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He earned distinction as an honor graduate. Treat is the son of Matthew T. and Sheri A. Treat of East Wenatchee. He is a 2017 graduate of Eastmont High School.
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Wings ‘n Wishes event on Dec. 7

EAST WENATCHEE — The Numerica Credit Union Wings ‘n Wishes holiday event will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at East Wenatchee City Hall, 271 9th St. N.E. Activities will include the Christmas tree lighting and the arrival of Santa on a fire truck, who will be available for free pictures. Refreshments will be served and a holiday music program will take place. Additional parking will be...
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Sheriff Gjesdal will retire next year

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal on Nov. 17 announced he won’t seek reelection in 2018. Gjesdal, 58, was first elected to his post as Douglas County’s top cop in 2006 and then reelected in 2010 and 2014. He’s been with the department since 1995. “I’ve been in law enforcement for 33 years. By the time my next term is up I’ll be almost 60,” Gjesdal told the...
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Sign up for basketball, dodgeball leagues

EAST WENATCHEE — Registration is now underway for Eastmont Parks & Recreation’s adult basketball and dodgeball leagues. For basketball, men’s competitive and recreational divisions will play mostly Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. A minimum of six teams will be required for each division. Games will be played at Eastmont Junior High School and Clovis Point Intermediate School. The fee...
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