Honor Rolls from Area Schools

Honor rolls in the Empire Press circulation area as submitted by the schools. Editor’s note: The information — including names — is exactly as submitted by the school.   Brewster Middle/High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Juniors: Nathan Rios, Samantha Yanez Freshmen: Halle Aparicio, Cade Gebbers, Miriam Garcia, Benjamin Witt Eighth grade: Yunuen...
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Rain Forest VBS starts July 30

EAST WENATCHEE — A rain forest-themed week of Vacation Bible School will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Community of Christ Church July 30 through Aug. 3. The programming, for ages 5 to 12, will include games, songs, skits and crafts. A family program will be held Aug. 5 at 11 a.m. The church is at 690 N. Baker Ave., next to Sportsman’s Warehouse. Call or text program director Windy Farley...
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Movie day for kids every Thursday through mid-August

EAST WENATCHEE — Children ages 5 to 12, along with their parents and siblings, are invited to enjoy two movies at Trinity United Methodist Church every Thursday through Aug. 16. Treats are provided and the event is free. Trinity UMC is at 850 N. James St. Call the church at 884-4508 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday for more information.
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Alatheia Riding Center to host benefit

EAST WENATCHEE — Alatheia Riding Center will host “Diamonds and Pearls,” its fifth annual Little Black Dress event, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. July 27 at the Wenatchee Golf & Country Club in East Wenatchee. Alatheia Riding Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those with special needs through equine therapy. The event will include hearty appetizers,...
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Kevin Morris appointed Douglas County sheriff

Douglas County commissioners on July 9 appointed Undersheriff Kevin Morris as county sheriff, to serve the remainder of retired sheriff Harvey Gjesdal’s term which ends Dec. 31.
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Trinity UMC to show free summer movies

EAST WENATCHEE — Trinity United Methodist Church will show free movies every Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. starting July 12 through Aug. 16 at the church, 850 N. James Ave. Parents and siblings are welcome to attend the viewing of age-appropriate movies for ages 6-12. Two movies plus treats will be provided for free. For more information, call 884-4508.
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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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