Christian group will appear in Orondo

ORONDO — The Allegiance Trio, a Christian music group from Nashville, will appear at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Orondo Community Church, 13966 Highway 2. The a cappella group, with roots deep in the church, performs with “humor and heart” for an uplifting message of hope. The event is free. A special offering will be taken. For more information, call (509) 670-4186, or...
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Waterville Lions Club sponsors health screening visits

The Northwest Lions Foundation Health Screening Unit visited Waterville and Orondo schools on Sept. 25, providing hearing and vision evaluations for students. The visits were sponsored by the Waterville Lions Club.
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Lions clubs to host putting tournament

ORONDO — The Wenatchee Valley Lions and Greater Wenatchee Sunrise Lions clubs will host their 21th annual Putting for Sight and Hearing Tournament at 10 a.m. Sept. 16 at the Desert Canyon Professional Putting Course, 1201 Desert Canyon Blvd. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Awards will be given and a raffle will also be held. Registration is $20. Proceeds will go to providing services for...
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Fire burns area near Orondo

The Mitchell Fire, which broke out July 5 along Highway 2/97 southeast of Orondo, reached about 623 acres before it was declared 100 percent contained Saturday.
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Youth attend Young Life camp

Six adult leaders from the area took a group of 12 youth from Chelan High School to a week of Young Life camp at Washington Family Ranch in Oregon June 17-23. 
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Orondo marks first eighth grade graduation ceremony

Orondo was excited to celebrate, for the first time, an eighth grade graduation on June 8. 
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Orondo School staff retiring

A retirement party will be held at Orondo School June 15 at 6 p.m. to honor four retiring staff members. The evening will include a potluck and opportunity for staff and the community to express words of thanks.
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School hosts soccer match

ORONDO — The Waterville/Orondo United soccer team faced off with a team from the Omak/Okanogan area in a match played June 3 at Orondo School. The match marks the first time the Waterville/Orondo youth team, coached by Armando Davila, has hosted a home field match with an out-of-town competitor, according to a news release from the school. With limited soccer facilities in the area, the...
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Orondo School District selects new superintendent

By Darlene Paterson Empire Press Correspondent The Orondo School Board began seeking a new superintendent following the announcement that Superintendent/Principal Millie Watkins planned to retire at the end of the 2016-17 school year. Due to elementary school growth and the addition of eighth grade to the middle school, the board decided to divide the position and hire a part-time...
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Special filing period generates some candidates; some positions still left without a candidate

A special filing period May 23-25 generated candidates for some of the races that had passed the May 19 regular filing period without a candidate.
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