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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Allegiance Trio at Orondo

Allegiance Trio, a Christian music group from Nashville, Tenn., presented a concert Oct. 14 at Orondo Community Church, the group's only stop in the state.
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Joe Roberts has dream job with the Seahawks

By Darlene Paterson Empire Press Correspondent This is the second of a two-part interview with East Wenatchee resident Joe Roberts, who is a Kicking Ball Boy for the Seattle Seahawks. Click here for the first installment. Next time you watch a Seahawks game on TV and the camera pans the sidelines, look for a man with a bright orange “K” on his vest and you will no doubt see Joe...
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Eastside man on Seahawks staff

As a young boy with a troubled childhood, Joe Roberts could never have imagined he would someday own a motorcycle dealership, race cars and build street rods, or work for the NFL's Seattle Seahawks.
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