Orondo Post Office to hold Passport Fair

ORONDO — The Orondo Post Office will hold a Passport Fair the week of Aug. 19-23 from 8 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. The post office is located at 14003 Highway 2. Passport acceptance services will be on a walk-in basis with no appointment required. Customers should go to the Department of State website at wwrld.us/33u3G2W to print a copy of the DS-11, Application for a...
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Wild West fun in Orondo

Wild West Adventures at Orondo Community Church on July 16-18 offered fun and excitement for elementary age kids. Activities included music and a story hour, a dramatic presentation, refreshments and crafts, games, and Wild West activities.
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Fire near Highway 2/97 north of E. Wenatchee

ORONDO — A wind-driven brush fire scorched a hillside north of Rocky Reach Dam on July 2. Lightning sparked the fire about 1:30 p.m. and it was estimated at 12 acres by 2 p.m. It burned up a hillside above Turtle Rock near milepost 136 on Highway 2/97, said Chief Jim Oatey with Douglas County Fire District 4. Crews responding were from Douglas County fire districts 4 and 1 and the state...
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DCFD4 celebrates new residence

Firefighters and auxiliary of Douglas County Fire District 4 gathered June 19 at the main fire station in Orondo to witness the ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new residence.
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Western fun coming to Orondo

Orondo Community Church is sponsoring Wild West Adventures July 16-18 for elementary age children. Stories, crafts, games and refreshments will be included in each day’s adventure.
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School board member retires

Orondo School Board members began their monthly meeting on May 28 honoring retiring board member Grant Daniel for his 28 years of service.
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AgForestry continues to train and inspire

Adam Poush, a paraprofessional at Chelan High School and resident of Orondo, believes any time people have opportunities to grow, they should take advantage of them. That is why he entered the Washington Agriculture and Forestry Education Foundation (AgForestry) program in September of 2017.
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Chelan student club raising funds

The Interact Club of Chelan High School is sponsoring a "Walk for Water" event on May 19 from noon to 2 p.m. at Riverwalk Park in Chelan. The goal of the event is to raise money to purchase a well for a village in Ethiopia in east Africa.
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Orondo potlucks aim to bring community together

The group Orondo Community Partnerships will be holding two upcoming potluck picnics.
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Pictorial Past | Primitive Pine Canyon

Convict labor from the state penitentiary built the first Pine Canyon road from Orondo to Waterville in 1915-17.
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