District 4 Auxiliary holds social

Douglas County Fire District 4 Auxiliary met for a summer social on Aug. 6 at Sun Cove’s Club House. All interested Orondo community members were invited.
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Store meets housing needs

Habitat for Humanity has been functioning in the Chelan Valley for over 20 years. The Habitat for Humanity Store, located at 518 E. Woodin Ave. in Chelan, has been open since 2007.
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Fun and education at Aviation Day

Pangborn Memorial Airport held its annual Aviation Day June 16 with an enthusiastic crowd of children and adults attending.
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Celebration of aviation

  Local residents and visitors enjoyed the fun festivities of Pangborn Memorial Airport’s 2018 Aviation Day on June 16. Here are some scenes from throughout the day.   A 1929 Pietenpol plane is in the process of being built. It was on display during Aviation Day. (Empire Press photo/Darlene Paterson) Kids are involved in bui
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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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