Write on the River presents open mic night

EAST WENATCHEE — Write On The River presents its next Four Minutes of Fame event at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at Bob’s Burgers & Brew, 795 Grant Road in East Wenatchee. Four Minutes of Fame is a free, casual way to enjoy local writers reading their original work including poetry, essays, short fiction, a journal entry or novel excerpt. This is not a competition, performance, slam or critique,...
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Pictorial Past | Dancers gather at The Barn

The Barn in East Wenatchee, shown during June of 1963, was a popular venue for square dancing over the years.
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Hotchkiss to retire March 31

Judge John Hotchkiss will be retiring March 31 after 20 years serving as judge of Douglas County Superior Court.
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Pictorial Past | Self-service cannery in East Wenatchee

Mrs. Neil Gellatly of Wenatchee hauls a pulley-load of freshly canned fruit out of the cooling vat at the self-service cannery on Rock Island Road in East Wenatchee during the fall of 1960. She canned over 300 quarts of fruit that season. Many local women preferred going to the cannery to eliminate the muss in their own kitchens. The steaming and lidding process also insured safe keeping and a...
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Officials are sworn into office

Nine elected officials began terms of office Jan. 1 and took the oath of office, administered by Superior Court Judge John Hotchkiss, at the Douglas County Courthouse Jan. 2.
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WSU Extension, Health District offer ServSafe certification course

EAST WENATCHEE — Washington State University Extension and the Chelan-Douglas Health District are coordinating efforts to provide ServSafe certification for restaurant managers, cooks and anyone who has responsibility for food preparation and food safety. This also includes workers in casinos, daycare facilities, senior centers, food counters, vendors, hospitals, restaurants or correctional...
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Eastmont students present ‘Les Misèrables School Edition’

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont High School Drama Club and Choir Department present “Les Misèrables School Edition” for six shows Jan. 17-19 and 24-26. The shows start at 7 p.m. each night in the Eastmont High School Auditorium. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, “Les Misèrables” tells the story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and...
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Pictorial Past | Eastside church rises

The new Grant Landmark Missionary Baptist Church on S. Kentucky Avenue in East Wenatchee is shown in August of 1960 prior to its completion.
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Apple Blossom royalty candidates announced

WENATCHEE/EAST WENATCHEE — Thirty-two teenage girls have been selected to compete for a spot on the 2019 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Royal Court. Candidates from Eastmont High School are Lucy Gomez, Zoey Sorenson, Elizabeth Popoff, Whitney Lane, Cassandra Gow, Victoria Salling, Sequoia Stagg, Acadia Rice, Cassidy Cunningham, Lorena Zepeda, Torrance Pearson and Citlali...
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Pictorial Past | Grange construction

The East Wenatchee Grange Hall is under construction in 1948. The building was officially dedicated in January of 1949. (Provided photo/Wenatchee World...
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