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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World-renowned pianist Jody Graves returns to Wenatchee for performance

11/1/17: This story has been updated with the time of the performance.   By David Heiling Empire Press Correspondent Wenatchee-raised Jody Graves has done piano performances and speeches around the world. Now a professor at Eastern Washington University, Graves uses her platform to educate, enrich and please audiences from all walks of life. Empire Press Correspondent David Heiling talked...
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Making a Home in Douglas Co.

This is the third in a series of articles about people who have come to Douglas County from places near and far and have thrived here.
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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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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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Amendola joins Waterville school

The Waterville School District welcomes Gemma Amendola as the new art teacher for grades 3 through 12. Amendola began working at the schools in February as one of the kindergarten teachers.
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Eastmont class keeps friendships

The Eastmont High School Class of 1962 has a lot of shared memories and even glories, including their senior year when the Wildcat football team defeated the Wenatchee Panthers in Wenatchee.
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Team races for Robert Parcells

Twenty-five Waterville residents gave their all in a Spartan race Sept. 17 in Snohomish to raise money and show support for Robert Parcells, who has been battling lymphoma since April.
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Kenners receive Yard of the Month

The yard of Steve and Lani Kenner was awarded Yard of the Month for September by the Waterville Tree Board.
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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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