Waterville native hired as NCW Fair manager

The NCW Fair has a new fair manager. Carolyn Morley, a native of Waterville, has been hired to fill the position that has been vacant since former manager Loni Rahm left after last year’s fair.
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‘Blessing of Bikes’ ceremony April 28

EAST WENATCHEE — The third annual “Blessing of the Bikes” event will be held April 28 at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 1315 8th St. N.E., East Wenatchee. The event is open to all motorcycle groups, individual riders and their families and friends. Riders should assemble in the church parking lot at 9:15 a.m. The non-denominational blessing ceremony, performed by Father Seamus...
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Road closures for construction work

EAST WENATCHEE — The city of East Wenatchee has announced that road construction is now under way in the 1600 block of North Ashland Avenue and the 1600 block of North Astor Court. The four-week project began April 23 and is scheduled to conclude May 18. Weather or working conditions may cause the schedule to vary. Short sections of the roadway will be closed for about a week near each work...
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Health screening services are coming to East Wenatchee

EAST WENATCHEE — Life Line Screening, a national provider of health screening services, will be in East Wenatchee April 18 at Celebration Lutheran Church, 801 8th St. N.E. Life Line provides fee-based preventive health screenings for cardiovascular disease, cholesterol levels, diabetes risk, osteoporosis/bone density, kidney and thyroid function and more. The screenings will begin at 8...
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Red Cross announces blood drives in April

WENATCHEE — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month in April. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for those in need of transfusions. Donors of all blood types are needed to help meet patient needs this spring. The following area blood drives are scheduled for the remainder of April: 1 to 7 p.m. April 16, Holy Apostles...
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Honor Rolls from Area Schools

Honor rolls in the Empire Press circulation area as submitted by the schools.   Brewster Junior/Senior High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Senior: Marget Miller Freshmen: Halle Aparicio, Cade Gebbers Eighth grade: Olga Carrion, Brian Luquin-Angel, Yunuen Pamatz-Rangel, Gabriela Ramos, Turk Riggan Seventh grade: Abigail Boesel, Daisy Gomez-Ruiz, Tyson...
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Christian Passover Seder service

EAST WENATCHEE — Shalom Church will celebrate a Christian Passover Seder on March 29. The service will begin at 6 p.m. at the church, 1052 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call 421-2276.
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Church invites community to Family Discovery Carnival

EAST WENATCHEE — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host a Family Discovery Carnival on March 24. The free event is open to the public and will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the church located at 667 10th St. N.E. For those interested in researching their ancestors, the carnival will feature demonstrations of family history software and nationally-recognized RootsTech videos...
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Easter egg hunt on March 25

EAST WENATCHEE — The City of East Wenatchee and Fred Meyer are hosting a community Easter egg hunt March 25 at Eastmont Community Park for kids up to age 10. The park is located at 255 N. Georgia Ave. The event begins at 2 p.m. and will go until 4 p.m. or when the eggs run out, whichever comes first. Tickets cost $1 each, and each ticket is good for seven eggs in one of four age groups and a...
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Registration under way for Ultimate Frisbee league

EAST WENATCHEE — Are you looking for something fun to do this spring? The deadline is almost here to register for Eastmont Parks & Recreation’s Ultimate Frisbee league. This competitive co-ed league is open to all skill levels. Basic instruction and an introduction to Ultimate Frisbee will be provided to beginners. The fee is $25 per player which includes a team shirt and a Frisbee....
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