Celebration offers enrichment program for youths

EAST WENATCHEE — Celebration Lutheran Church is offering a summer enrichment program 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday starting July 10 to July 26 for elementary age students second through fourth grade. The free program focuses on crafts, games, social skills training, filed trips, gardening and more, while aiming to provide a healthy and safe environment for children. A full...
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Fun and education at Aviation Day

Pangborn Memorial Airport held its annual Aviation Day June 16 with an enthusiastic crowd of children and adults attending.
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Celebration of aviation

  Local residents and visitors enjoyed the fun festivities of Pangborn Memorial Airport’s 2018 Aviation Day on June 16. Here are some scenes from throughout the day.   A 1929 Pietenpol plane is in the process of being built. It was on display during Aviation Day. (Empire Press photo/Darlene Paterson) Kids are involved in bui
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Skagen selected to serve on national board

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas PUD Commissioner Ron Skagen has been appointed to serve on the American Public Power Association (APPA) Executive Board. Skagen previously served on the APPA board of directors as one of only two representatives to Region 9 which includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Skagen took office as commissioner for Douglas PUD in January of 2007, and is...
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Summer food service program offered to children

EAST WENATCHEE — Small Miracles, a Wenatchee Valley nonprofit organization, is sponsoring a summer food service program. Meals are being provided at no cost to children age 18 and younger at various locations in Wenatchee, East Wenatchee, Rock Island, Cashmere, Malaga and Monitor. Lunch is served from noon to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, until Aug. 9. There will be no lunch served on...
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New councilwoman appointed in East Wenatchee

EAST WENATCHEE — Shayne Magdoff is the newest East Wenatchee City Council member. The council appointed her June 12 to replace Councilwoman Sandra McCourt, who resigned in April after 14 years in office. Magdoff will serve the remainder of McCourt’s term, which expires Dec. 31, 2019. She was selected from among seven other candidates the council interviewed for the position. Magdoff, 68,...
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Amateur radio operators to host Field Day

EAST WENATCHEE — The Apple City Amateur Radio Club will hold its annual Field Day June 23-24 at Kenroy Park, 700 N. James Ave., East Wenatchee. Field Day is an on-the-air event where more than 40,000 amateur radio operators throughout North America set up temporary transmitting stations in public locations to demonstrate amateur radio’s science, skill and service to communities and the...
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Douglas County EMS responders recognized at awards ceremony

EAST WENATCHEE — Mitchell Williams, of Douglas County Fire District 2, was named Volunteer EMT of the Year during the annual Greater Wenatchee Emergency Medical Services Council Awards presentations on May 22. Williams was among emergency medical technicians, paramedics and firefighters from around the area recognized for their lifesaving efforts in 2017. The council also recognized EMS...
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Aviation Day at Pangborn on June 16

WENATCHEE — Pangborn Memorial Airport will host Aviation Day 2018 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 16. The festivities will include aircraft displays, kids activities, helicopter rides, Miss Veedol, food, drawings, a photo booth and more. Free tours of the Historic Flight Foundation’s DC3 will also take place. For more information, visit flywenatchee.com.
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Serving Our Nation

Rodrigo E. Laguna Lagos has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., with a bachelor of science degree and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. Laguna Lagos is the son of Consuelo and Mike Seaton of Bridgeport. He is a 2010 graduate of Eastmont High School.
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