100 years ago — 1912
• All of the Masonic bodies in Wenatchee have moved from their quarters in the old hall to new quarters in the Central Building. A formal opening of the new hall is planned in about two weeks. It is said to be one of the finest meeting halls in the state.
• The Draper Club has been organized in Wenatchee and will meet Saturday at the Commercial Club parlors. Members will work for the welfare of children and the group will be affiliated with the National Congress of Mothers. Officers are Mrs. C.S. LaForge, president; Mrs. W.S. Gehr, vice president; and Mrs. J.M. Jack, secretary.
50 years ago — 1962
• Bill Maxwell has opened a White Sewing Center at 115 S. Wenatchee Ave. in association with Wenatchee Appliance Center. Maxwell, who comes from Spokane, has been with the White firm about a year.
• Two Consolidated Freightways drivers in the Wenatchee area were honored recently for 15 years of accident-free driving. They are Milton C. Salter of Wenatchee and Clifford C. Keller of Malaga. Both men have been with the business for 17 years, all at the Wenatchee office.
• James Lindston, manager of the Chelan Branch of Seattle-First National Bank, became a member of the bank’s Quarter Century Club. His banking career started in 1937 with the Wenatchee Valley Bank, which Seattle-First National later took over. He was an assistant manager in Seattle from 1945 to 1950 and came to Chelan in 1954.
25 years ago — 1987
• Lee Hemmer, a resident of the Del Rio area in northern Douglas County, will be the new president of the Douglas County Park Board for the coming year. Other officers are Dane Keane of Rock Island, vice president; Laurie Evenhus of Rock Island, secretary; and Jeff Keane of Rock Island, treasurer.
• Wendy Ruark will present a flute recital Sunday at the North Central Washington Museum. Ruark is a senior at Eastmont High School.
• Richard Lyons is the new boys’ basketball coach at Entiat High School. Lyons, an employee of the Wenatchee Parks Department, also will coach junior high boys’ basketball.
• Marty Schweikert beat out Rich Knauss for top honors in the Eastmont Classic scratch bowling league at Eastmont Lanes Thursday evening.
• Ed Meek was re-elected master of Beacon Hill Grange during a recent meeting.