100 years ago — 1913
- Several Wenatchee area residents left this week for camping excursions at Merritt. They included Mrs. T.J. Black, Mrs. W.M. Sewell and Mr. and Mrs. N.E. Derry.
- Mrs. J.E. Godding hosted a party at her home on Delaware Avenue yesterday afternoon in honor of Julia Napier. Those present included Mrs. T.F. Lewis, Ms. C.M. Pearsall, Mrs. Sam Merriam, Mrs. A.C. Dallach, Mrs. A.W. Hoppock, Mrs. R.M. Lewis, Mrs. Joe Mooney and Mrs. John Baird.
- The E.M.S. Club met yesterday at the home of Mildred Gonser on Emerson Avenue. Members attending were Anna Hughes, Mildred James, Erma Kuntz, Nellie Van Well and Mable McCullough.
50 years ago — 1963
- The Hillcrest Mausoleum and Columbarium at the Wenatchee Cemetery will be open and officially dedicated Aug. 25. Ceremonies will include an organ recital by C.F. Petit.
- One of Wenatchee’s longtime ministers, Virgil Jackson, is leaving. Jackson has been called to serve the Central Church of Christ in Seattle. He has served two terms at the Church of Christ on Okanogan Avenue, from 1946 until 1951 and then from 1958 to present.
- Eight Cashmere High School boys who keep a band of 25 sheep in the country will exhibit their first lamb crop at the Chelan County Fair next month. Operating the enterprise meets their farming experience requirement for the Future Farmers of American program. Members of the group are John Lammon, Roger Cote, Bill Fishbourne, Mike Guilmette, Cris Bardin, Jack Dirkes, Joe Galloway and Keith Sopp.
25 years ago — 1988
- Jenifer Mullins of Peshastin made an impressive showing as a member of the Wenatchee Swim & Tennis Club junior tennis team during the Yakima Valley Championships which concluded Saturday. Mullins reached the finals of A girls 16-and-under singles and also advanced to the semifinals of doubles, with Shelly Caplinger of Hermiston.
- Ed Paine and Randy Richmond both came in with 1-over-par scores of 70 to tie for low-gross honors in the KPQ golf tournament at Three Lakes Saturday.