Orondo honors eighth-graders

Th second eighth grade class to graduate from Orondo Middle School was honored during bilingual ceremonies on June 7. The class consisted of 21 students.
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Chelan Library hosts ATLAS

Every Tuesday at 3:30 the Chelan Public Library hosts ATLAS STEM CLUB.
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Firefighters practice their craft

Firefighters from Chelan, Manson and Mansfield joined Orondo firefighters on the evening of May 16, for a practice fire drill as they burned the old Sonney homestead in Orondo.
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Orondo celebrates spring

Several events brought members of the Orondo community together on April 14, including an Arbor Day celebration and a church yard sale.
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Pastor retires to pursue his passion

By Darlene Paterson Empire Press Correspondent Pastor Myron Vierra retired from 20 years of ministry at Living Hope Community Church in Wenatchee last October. But retirement was not really in his sights. Instead, he jumped at an opportunity to pursue further ministry by joining a networking group called Accelerate, part of a larger organization named Christian Resource Ministries (CRM). It is a...
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Nonprofit offers resources for kids

In 2017, a nonprofit called The Brave Warrior Project was formed to serve families in Okanagan, Grant, Chelan and Douglas counties who have children with serious illnesses or disabilities.
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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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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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Wings ’n Wishes celebration

Numerica Credit Union's annual Wings ’n Wishes Christmas tree lighting celebration was held Dec. 7 at East Wenatchee City Hall. The event provided a night of fun and excitement for all.
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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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