Gateway event helps students

Gateway Ministries held its second annual back to school event at the Waterville School cafeteria on Aug. 17. The event included a clothing exchange, a free hot dog lunch and free haircuts for kids.
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Pictorial Past | Pre-game exchange between coaches

Wenatchee High School Panther coach Tom Byrne, left, and Eastmont High School coach Lou Boni meet for lunch prior to the two schools facing each other for the first time in football action on Oct. 3, 1958.
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Eastmont Class of ’69 plans reunion

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont High School Class of 1969 50th reunion is planned for Sept. 20-22. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. Sept 20 with a no-host gathering at the Riverside Pub & Columbia Valley Brewing. On the morning of Sept 21, a planned golf outing for all skill levels will be at Rock Island Golf Course. Cart drivers are also welcomed. To reserve a spot or for more details contact...
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Waterville grad gets P.E.O. grant

Valerie Loebsack, a 2009 Waterville High School graduate, has received a scholarship of $1,300 from the P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) Program for Continuing Education (PCE). The funds were obtained for her by the local P.E.O. Chapter Z.
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LDS offers free weekly English class

EAST WENATCHEE — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is holding English classes at 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the church, 667 10th St. N.E. The free classes are open to the public. Anyone wishing to learn or practice is encouraged to participate. Classes are verbal only and held every week throughout the year. For more information, call 542-7753 or 264-4758. — From The Wenatchee...
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Our College Students

News of college students from the Empire Press coverage area New York Institute of Technology OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. — Amanda Roy of East Wenatchee earned a master’s degree in physician assistant studies. Spokane Falls Community College SPOKANE — Austin Tyree of East Wenatchee made the spring quarter honor roll at Spokane Falls Community College. To receive honor roll status, students must earn...
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Our College Students

News of college students from the Empire Press coverage area New York Institute of Technology OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. — Amanda Roy of East Wenatchee earned a master’s degree in physician assistant studies. Spokane Falls Community College SPOKANE — Austin Tyree of East Wenatchee made the spring quarter honor roll at Spokane Falls Community College. To receive honor roll status, students must earn...
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Our College Students

News of college students from the Empire Press coverage area Gonzaga University SPOKANE — The following students graduated from Gonzaga University following the spring semester 2019. East Wenatchee: Tanner Rookard, Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry, magna cum laude; Julia Sanchez-Mendoza, Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice, Sociology Spokane Community College SPOKANE — Curtis Keller of East...
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Newhouse announces start of Central Washington Congressional App Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Dan Newhouse has announced the start of the 2019 Central Washington Congressional App Challenge. All students in the 4th Congressional District are encouraged to participate, either individually or in groups of up to four. “Central Washington is lucky to have incredible STEM teachers and resources,” said Newhouse. “I have been impressed with students’ work in...
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Our Past | 1969: New Waterville school building almost completed

This article, from the July 17, 1969 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press, tells of progress on the construction of Waterville’s school building.
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