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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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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