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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Orondo welcomes Santa

Community spirit was alive and well in Orondo on Dec. 9 when about 80 area residents gathered at the Douglas County Fire District 4 station for the fire district's annual Santa open house.
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Christmas Eve services in Orondo

ORONDO — The Orondo Community Church will host two services on Christmas Eve. The church’s regular morning worship service will be held at 10:15 a.m. and will feature a special Christmas program. A special Christmas Eve service with caroling will then be held at 5 p.m. Both services are open to the public. The church is located at 13966 Highway 2 in Orondo. For more information,...
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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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