Orondo celebrates spring

Several events brought members of the Orondo community together on April 14, including an Arbor Day celebration and a church yard sale.
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Orondo church holding rummage sale April 14

ORONDO — The Orondo Community Church will host a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 14. The event is scheduled to be held outdoors but will be moved inside in the event of inclement weather. Items will include clothing, toys, children’s car seats, strollers, furniture, vases and more. Proceeds will go toward new sound equipment for the church and for the Vacation Bible School...
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Arbor Day distribution set for April 14

NCW — The annual Greater Wenatchee Arbor Day Celebration will be held at five sites in Chelan and Douglas counties on April 14. Wenatchee tree and shrub distribution will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Walla Walla Point Park Shelter 2. Distribution in outlying areas will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following sites: Cashmere: Martin’s Market, 130 Titchenal Way Leavenworth: National Fish...
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Local churches prepare to celebrate Holy Week and Easter

The three Waterville churches and the Orondo Community Church have special events planned for both Holy Week and Easter.
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Fire District 4 recruit at academy training

ORONDO — Cullen Daniel, a recruit from Douglas County Fire District 4, is attending Firefighter 1 and 2 Recruit Academy at the Washington State Fire Training Academy in North Bend. Daniel is among 26 firefighter recruits who began their 12-week training Jan. 29. The group will learn fire service principles through classroom instruction and hands-on live fire training.
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Series | Home in Douglas County

This is another in a series of articles about people who have come to Douglas County from places near and far and have thrived here. This sixth article is about Jesus Limon of East Wenatchee.
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Voters give their approval to area levies

During the Feb. 13 special election, voters gave their approval for the Hospital District 2 (Waterville Clinic and Waterville Ambulance) levy as well as levies for the Waterville, Orondo and Palisades school districts.
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Game night to be held for the Orondo community

Orondo Town Hall is sponsoring a community game night at 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at Orondo Elementary School.
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Hospital district, local school district levies on Feb. 13 ballot

A levy for Douglas County Hospital District 2 and levies for Orondo, Palisades and Waterville school districts will go before voters Feb. 13. Ballots for the special election will be mailed out on Jan. 26.
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Three from NCW named to AgForestry Leadership Program

NCW — Three emerging leaders in North Central Washington’s agriculture and natural resources have been named to the 2018 Leadership Class 40 of the AgForestry Leadership Program. The trio includes Melanie Kreimes, executive director of the Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board, Wenatchee; Adam Poush, site director for the Northwest Learning & Achievement Group, Orondo; and Brady Stover,...
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