100 years ago — 1912
• Ruth Kellogg, daughter of Mr. and Ms. L.E. Kellogg of Millerdale, has been hired to teach at the Colockum school this year.
• Molly Morrison and Harry Jones will be married tonight at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Percy Scheble.
• Ida Edler is leaving today for Ephrata to begin a job at the Grant County Courthouse. She had been a stenographer at Wenatchee Fruit Growers Union.
50 years ago — 1962
• Howard W. Graffis of Rock Island has been appointed as a special agent with the Wenatchee office of the Prudential Insurance Company’s Inland Empire Agency. Graffis is a native of Omak.
• Day Mines Inc., which operates gold mining properties in Republic and Wenatchee, this week declared a year-end dividend of $722,950 or 25 cents per share. The dividend will be paid Dec. 21 to stockholders as of Nov. 20. Company directors said total payments since 1947 total about $6.7 million. Payments for this year total 50 cents per share, compared with 10 cents in 1961. Day Mines and Lovitt Mining Co. joined last year in a venture near Wenatchee, which saw the construction of a concentrator for the gold mining operations. The operation is called L-D Mines.
25 years ago — 1987
• Members of West Wenatchee Grange recently elected officers for the coming year. They are Irene Van Doren, master; Sam Kelly, overseer; Georgia Bess, lecturer; Norman Kalanquin, steward; Leon Maddux and Helen Anderson, assistant stewards; Carol Kelly, secretary; and Calvin Elam, treasurer.
• Members of Astral Chapter No. 75, Order of the Eastern Star, recently held their annual harvest dinner at the Masonic Temple. Welcomed with grand honors were Kay Smith of Harmony Chapter, Waterville, junior past grand matron, and George Danielson of Wenatchee, past grand patron.
• Jamelyn Focht was elected president of the Appleatchee 4-H Horse Club for the coming year. Other officers are Kim Sauve, vice president; Kathy Burkhart, secretary; and Matt Gates, treasurer.