100 years ago — 1913
• An informal Kensington party was hosted by Mrs. R.M. Lewis for about 30 of her friends this afternoon at her home on Douglas Street. Guests spent the time with social activities and refreshments were served.
• The Ladies Aid Society of the Presbyterian Church will hold its regular meeting in the church parlors tomorrow afternoon. Each member is requested to bring paper, a pencil and a good apple recipe. Hostesses will be Mrs. L.O. Poe and Mrs. C.T. Ardron.
• Mrs. Frank Reeves was hostess this afternoon at her home on North Mission Street to members of the Monday Bridge Club. Those present were Mrs. D.N. Gellatly, Mrs. C.B. Hughes, Mrs. J.T. Brown, Mrs. A.E. Clark, Mrs. G.R. Fisher, Mrs. D.A. Beal, Mrs. C.B. Halbert, Mrs. J.H. Miller, Mrs. Allison Barry, Mrs. John Culp, Mrs. W.E. Freeman, Mrs. S.F. Gilman and Mrs. P.W. Lawrence.
50 years ago — 1963
• LeRoy LaVigne was re-elected president of the Cashmere Chamber of Commerce this week. Arthur Simpson is vice president.
• A Seattle meat packing firm is being asked to locate a plant in the East Wenatchee area, the East Wenatchee District Chamber of Commerce was told this week. Oliver Burns said that the Seattle Meat Co. has been contacted by the Douglas County Industrial Development Council.
• Montgomery Ward will hold its spring outdoor “sell-o-rama” Friday and Saturday at Fifth and Mission streets, across from the Grandway market. KUEN radio will broadcast from the location both days.
• A luncheon was held recently at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Miller for members of St. Cecilia’s Guild of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.
25 years ago — 1988
• Shelly Banfield, a 1985 graduate of Eastmont High School, has been selected as a candidate for membership in the Outstanding College Students of America. Banfield, daughter of Terri and Myron Banfield of East Wenatchee, is a junior at Brigham Young University.