4-H group will hold petting zoo June 16

The Gone Country 4-H group will hold a petting zoo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 at the Coastal Farm and Ranch store in East Wenatchee.
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Volunteers urgently needed for local nonprofit

Small Miracles, a local nonprofit located in the Wenatchee Valley, is seeking volunteers to donate one hour of their time in helping serve lunches to children in need. Starting June 19, lunches will be served noon Monday through Thursday at over 20 locations throughout Wenatchee, East Wenatchee, Rock Island, Monitor and Cashmere. Volunteers can sign up for one hour slots from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30...
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Participate in the 2018 Relay for Life

EAST WENATCHEE — The 2018 Chelan-Douglas American Cancer Society Relay for Life fundraising event is scheduled to start 6 p.m. June 1 and end 9 a.m. June 2 at the Eastmont High School, 955 3rd St. N.E., East Wenatchee. The event includes a silent auction and an hourly prize drawings to keep enthusiasm up as participants walk through the night. Auction items include passes to slidewaters with...
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Community foundation awards $90,000 to schools

NCW — The Community foundation of NCW has awarded $90,000 Stronger Schools Grants to North Central Washington Schools. The annual grant provides up to $5,000 per school or school district to support programs that enhance student learning and engagement and the foundation recieved 30 applications from across the region. The following schools were awarded: Castle Rock Early Childhood Learning...
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City of East Wenatchee seeks council applicants

The City of East Wenatchee is seeking individuals interested in serving on the East Wenatchee City Council. To be eligible, applicants must be a resident of the City of East Wenatchee for at least one year prior to the application date, be registered to vote and be available to attend the 6:30 p.m. East Wenatchee City Council meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. The unexpired...
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East Wenatchee replaces streetlights

East Wenatchee — The city of East Wenatchee will be converting 375 municipal streetlights to LED fixtures in participation with the Relight Washington grant program. The conversion project began May 7 and is expected to run through July 31 with the work conducted throughout the city of East Wenatchee. For more information, call Project Development Manager Tom Wachholder, 884-1829
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East Wenatchee Road Closure

Excavation began in East Wenatchee on May 16 for the installation of a water main on South Iowa and 1st St. S.E. South Iowa Avenue will be closed to thru traffic from Tedford Street to 2nd Street S.E. for approximately one month. For more information, call 884-9515
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NCESD announces Excellence award honorees

NCW — The North Central Educational Service District has announced the staff and their school district honored at four county Excellence Banquets. The banquets serve to recognize certificated and classified staff selected by the districts and decided upon by school administration for their excellence and dedication the the students, school and community. Okanogan County Excellence Banquet on...
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Our College Students

Austin Peay State University student Dylan Cotham of East Wenatchee was awarded two scholarships: The Presidential Scholarship for high-achieving freshmen who have a 3.0 GPA and 29 ACT or 1290 SAT for the fall 2018 semester. The Provost’s Out-of-State Scholarship for high-achieving freshmen students who live greater than 250 miles from campus and have a 3.0+ GPA and 21+ ACT or 1060+ SAT...
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Bicycle rodeo on May 19

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation will host a bicycle rodeo for children of all ages from 9 to 10:30 a.m. May 19 at the Eastmont Aquatic Center parking lot, 980 3rd St. N.E., East Wenatchee. The free event will include bicycle and helmet inspections, bicycle safety information, an obstacle course and more. A limited number of free helmets and goodie bags will be distributed on a...
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