100 years ago — 1912
• R.E. Thayer of Wenatchee was last week commissioned a Notary Public by Gov. M.E. Hay.
• The YMCA building is now ready for the roof and the contractors are pushing the work rapidly to completion. This necessitates the collection of all pledges which are due.
• Dr. H.F. Morse will leave next Friday for Spokane where he will read a paper at an osteopathic convention.
• Clarence Leedy and Ida Blocker were married yesterday at the home of R.H. Inks on King Street. Rev. J.A. Laurie of the Presbyterian Church officiated.
50 years ago — 1962
• The Orchard Junior High School gymnasium will be the setting Tuesday for the new school’s first fall music concert. More than 300 choir and band students will participate in the program of classical and traditional numbers. Ernest Featherkile will direct the choral numbers and Robert Yetter, the three Orchard bands. Featured soloists will include Patricia Kelso, Bill Hander, Fred Munson and Roger Van Divort.
• A “dance-a-rama” benefit will be held Wednesday from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Wenatchee Valley College. Bands featured will include the Versatiles, the Searchers, the Mystics, the Bob Garrett Orchestra, the Jay McCament Orchestra, the Nu-Tones and the Jack Day Trio.
• Barb Roth was named queen of Wenatchee Valley College’s Varsity Ball.
25 years ago — 1987
• Three board members were re-elected and several museum volunteers honored during the recent annual meeting of the Chelan County Historical Society. Returning to the board for another two-year term are Dan Prprich, Ruth Allan and Gordon Moody. The society also honored Kirby and Ella Billingsley for their support in obtaining a collection of Mexican artifacts for the museum in Cashmere.
• Wenatchee High School Principal John Gordon has been elected president of the North Central Secondary School Principals’ Association. The group represents most schools in North Central Washington. Roger Brantner, assistant principal at Eastmont High School, was selected vice president and Pam Brunelle, of Cashmere High School, was elected to represent the NCW group at the state office.
• Donald Senn of Wenatchee has been named as the new Wenatchee-based district administrator for the Washington State Department of Transportation.