Sign up for basketball, dodgeball leagues

EAST WENATCHEE — Registration is now underway for Eastmont Parks & Recreation’s adult basketball and dodgeball leagues. For basketball, men’s competitive and recreational divisions will play mostly Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. A minimum of six teams will be required for each division. Games will be played at Eastmont Junior High School and Clovis Point Intermediate School. The fee...
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Donations needed for turkey drive through Nov. 19

EAST WENATCHEE — Lighthouse Ministries and the East Wenatchee Grocery Outlet are seeking donations for a Thanksgiving Turkey Drive through Nov. 19. Donations of 10-14 pound frozen turkeys, trimmings and cash will be collected at the store, 315 Valley Mall Parkway. For more information, contact the store at 470-8477.
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County commissioners vote to defer trash decision

The Douglas County commissioners voted unanimously Nov. 6 to postpone approval of an application by Waste Management of Washington, Inc. for authority to import waste from metropolitan Vancouver, B.C. to the Greater Wenatchee Regional Landfill near Pangborn Memorial Airport.
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Students to collect hurricane victims

WENATCHEE — Student leaders at Eastmont and Wenatchee high schools will collect donations for hurricane victims during the Oct. 27 football game between the two schools. The collection is a Make a Difference Day project. Organizers are urging fans to save their dimes and dollars for the collection, which will take place during the 7 p.m. game at the Apple Bowl in Wenatchee. Proceeds will go...
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Precht family purchases Telford’s funeral home

The Precht family, a longtime leader in North Central Washington’s funeral industry, has bought one of East Wenatchee’s funeral homes and will relocate it next year to a modernized facility on the eastside.
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Fire District 2 hosts open house

Hundreds of people came together on Oct. 14 to learn about Fire Prevention Week at the Douglas County Fire District 2 firehouse in East Wenatchee.
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Serving Our Nation

News of service to our country.
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A fun Wings & Wheels

People old and young, big and small, tall and short all came together at Eastmont Community Park Oct. 5-8 for the 15th annual Wings & Wheels Festival presented by Town Toyota.
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Wings & Wheels Festival fun

Scenes from the 2017 Town Toyota Wings & Wheels Festival held Oct. 5-8 at Eastmont Community Park. All photos by Empire Press Correspondent David...
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Fire District 2 to hold open house

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County Fire District 2 will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 14 at 377 Eastmont Ave. in East Wenatchee. The family-friendly event is being held in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week. It also commemorates the 75th anniversary of the district. Activities will include station tours, children’s fire safety activities, mini-pumper rides, a magic show,...
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