100 years ago — 1912
• Mr. and Mrs. Fred E. Powell hosted a group of friends last night for dinner and cards. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Walter Olive, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Sumner, Mr. and Mrs. DeVere Utter and E.J. Thompson.
• The Women’s Christian Temperance Union ladies have made arrangements with Leonard Knowles to take full charge and responsibility of the physical culture and athletic classes to be organized in the WCTU gymnasium this winter.
• Mrs. W.S. Gehr and Mrs. O.B. Fuller will host members of the Ladies Musical Club Monday afternoon.
50 years ago — 1962
• Some of Wenatchee’s newest and most modern medical and dental facilities will be shown to the public Sunday during an open house for the new wing of the Eye and Ear Hospital. On display will be a virtually all-new expanded hospital, a vastly changed surgery room, new laboratories and several professional offices.
• Robert Rasmussen of Wenatchee was recently admitted to membership in Crimson Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa, a senior men’s leadership and service honorary at Washington State University.
• Orville Mabes’ Signal Service Station, at Grant Road and Highline Drive, held its grand opening last weekend.
25 years ago — 1987
• Safeway is updating its Wenatchee store by adding a fresh fish counter, deli and sandwich and salad bar as part of a major remodeling project. About 2,000 square-feet will be added to the 32,000 square-foot store on Ninth Street between Mission and Chelan.
• Wenatchee Packing Co. has reopened its retail meat counter at 1745 S. Wenatchee Ave., according to Ken Ruud, manager. The counter will feature Wenatchee Pack hams, bacon and sausage as well as a full line of pork and beef products, Ruud said.
• Three leaders with a combined 80 years experience in Scouting were honored with the Silver Beaver award at the annual dinner of the North Central Washington Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Presented with the award were Patricia M. Rockne of Grand Coulee, Floyd G. Waters of Quincy and John C. McDarment of Wenatchee.