100 years ago — 1912
• The St. Luke’s Guild will meet Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. J.A. Scaman. All members are asked to attend.
• Nora Evans and her daughter Hazel were dinner guests yesterday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Clark.
• Waterville will remain the seat of Douglas County. Voters approved the measure in spite of efforts to move the seat to Mansfield.
• Wenatchee will be dry in what is believed to be the most decisive vote ever made by a city of this size. The results showed 1,209 against the licensing of saloons and 160 in favor.
50 years ago — 1962
• Five members of the Wenatchee Chamber of Commerce were in Vantage this week for dedication ceremonies of the new bridge over the Columbia River. They were E.O. Allen, chairman of the chamber’s roads committee, Irwin Jones, E.C. Knoebel, Clarence Hummel and Don Shay.
• Elder David L. Phillips of Cashmere will speak at the Mormon Church in Wenatchee Sunday. He recently returned after two years in missionary work for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. V.E. Phillips and a 1958 graduate of Cashmere High School.
• L.H. Fraley has been re-elected to a six-year term on the board of the East Wenatchee Water District.
• Richard Barber, a veteran of 32 years with the State Highways Department, is retiring at the end of the month.
25 years ago — 1987
• George Sellar, assistant manager for water resources at the Port of Chelan County, was elected to the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association board of directors during a recent meeting.
• Margo Rudd, Valley North Mall general manager, was named secretary of the mall’s Trade Association. She fills a vacancy left by the resignation of Kelly Severson, who took a new job with Central Distributors in Wenatchee.
• Architectural plans for three new major building projects at Wenatchee Valley College received preliminary approval of the college’s trustees this week. One plan calls for redesigning the entire campus of Wenatchee Valley College North in Omak. A second would add more than 7,000 square-feet to Smith Gymnasium at the main campus in Wenatchee and the third consists of a new 8,000 square-foot vocational shop that would be built around Batjer Hall, also at the main campus.