District 4 levy narrowly passes

Three weeks after the Nov. 6 general election, results for the Douglas County Fire District 4 fire and emergency services levy were finally conclusive. Election results certified on Nov. 27 show that the levy passed by four votes.
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Fire at Pine Canyon Growers

ORONDO — Firefighters battled a three-alarm structure fire in a fruit warehouse belonging to Pine Canyon Growers on Sunday evening, Nov. 25. The fire was reported in the 20 block of Orondo Loop Road just after 5 p.m. Crews from Chelan County and Douglas County responded to the scene. The building housed the company’s sorting facilities, cold-storage rooms and offices, Pine Canyon Growers...
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Fellowship, movie at Orondo church

Members and constituents of Orondo Community Church gathered Nov. 17 for food, fellowship and to watch a movie. “This is something I have had on my heart to do,” Pastor Bill Lane said.
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Bingo Night fun in Orondo

Bingo Night at Orondo provides community fun while raising scholarship funds for students. The school gymnasium was filled to capacity for Bingo Night on Nov. 2, sponsored by Orondo Community Scholarships.
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Theater production at Orondo

Sixty-one students joined with Missoula Children’s Theatre to present "Alice in Wonderland" for the Orondo community on Oct. 27.
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Fire destroys motorhome near Orondo

Fire destroyed a motorhome Oct. 25 on Highway 97, about 10 miles north of Orondo. The vehicle was traveling along the highway when flames erupted out of the engine compartment in the back cabin.
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Club at Orondo keeps kids active

If you drove by Orondo School on Tuesday or Thursday afternoons in October, you may have seen a group of third to fifth grade children participating in the Run and Other Fun Club.
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Lions clubs host annual putting tournament

ORONDO — The Wenatchee Valley Lions and Greater Wenatchee Sunrise Lions Clubs are holding the 22nd annual Putting for Sight and Hearing on Sept. 15 at the Desert Canyon Professional Putting Course, 1201 Desert Canyon Boulevard, Orondo. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by shotgun play. Awards will be given per division of play and a quality putter will be given to each man and woman...
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District 4 Auxiliary holds social

Douglas County Fire District 4 Auxiliary met for a summer social on Aug. 6 at Sun Cove’s Club House. All interested Orondo community members were invited.
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Firefighters continue to monitor Chelan Hills Fire

CHELAN/ORONDO — The Chelan Hills Fire was declared 100 percent contained as of Aug. 2 and command was transitioned from Northwest Interagency Incident Management Team 11 back to local fire agencies to continue to patrol the area. According to a NWT11 news release on Aug. 2, the fire had burned 1,842 acres. While no new growth was reported on the fire, internal burning was likely to continue and...
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