Fire District Commission announces meetings

ORONDO — The Douglas County Fire District 4 Commission has announced its schedule of meetings for 2018. The commission meets the third Wednesday of each month at Fire Station 1 located at 13996 Highway 2 in Orondo. All meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. and are open to the public. Meeting dates are Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 21...
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Orondo holds fourth town hall

Residents met for another town hall at Orondo School on Nov. 1. The purpose of the evening was to explore community opportunities and challenges.
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Allegiance Trio at Orondo

Allegiance Trio, a Christian music group from Nashville, Tenn., presented a concert Oct. 14 at Orondo Community Church, the group's only stop in the state.
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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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