100 years ago — 1913
- Guy A. Hamilton has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Leavenworth postmaster.
- The Icicle ditch broke yesterday causing a break in the Peshastin ditch. This did much damage to the Jacob Strabley orchard and also some damage to the Art Mills place.
- Cashmere Fruit Growers Union has received an order for Fancy Bartlett pears, which will return the growers $1.35 net per box.
- Mrs. Percy Scheble hosted an informal lunch this week. Among the guests were Mrs. F.C. Lemon, Mrs. Harry Jones, Helen Tibbits, Halcyon Morrison, Elouise Scheble, Edith Coffman, Zelma Reeves, Ethyl Ardron and Cassie Lawrence.
50 years ago — 1963
- Apple Valley Moose Lodge 1641 will be moving to a new location somewhere n the Wenatchee area, according to Jim Shaw, governor of the lodge. It had been headquartered in Cashmere and more recently meeting at the Golden Rooster, north of Wenatchee. Officials hope to find a permanent home within a month.
- The nation’s teenage girls got a look this month at something which has been occupying the time of a lot of Wenatchee youngsters for the last 10 years — the Wenatchee Youth Circus. A short article written by circus performer Stephanie Griffin appears in the August issue of Seventeen magazine. A section in the magazine called “Teen Scene” invites contributions from readers and Griffin responded. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Douglas Griffin of Wenatchee. The Youth Circus has received publicity in several other national magazines including Sunset.
25 years ago — 1988
- Vicky Scharlau, food communications director for the Washington Apple Commission, has been elected to chair the International Apple Institute Market Development Division steering committee. Scharlau has been with the Apple Commission since 1986.
- Jeffrey Webb, a 1983 graduate of Wenatchee High School, received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Portland. His emphasis was marketing and management.