100 years ago — 1913
- A delegation of Wenatchee men will leave next week for Aberdeen to attend the Grand Masonic Lodge session. They include Harry Boblet, Harvey Mills, Fred Kemp, J.H. Miller and A.A. Piper.
- Mrs. J.B. Chamberlain hosted a birthday party yesterday afternoon at her home on Okanogan Avenue in honor of her daughter Vivian’s birthday. Those attending included Fern Prowell, Marion Buck, Lucile Carlberg, Emily Carlberg, Helen Butler, Josephine Quigg, Marion Quigg, Golda Templeton, Velda Cundiff, Bernice Gellatly, Gladys Begg, June Begg, Ruth Adams, Alma Adams, Vella Loving, Alene Brown, Isabelle Ross and Frankie Holm.
50 years ago — 1963
- Copies of the report “Chelan County: Its Resources and Its People” were presented to county agencies this week. Making the presentation of the two-volume study on county resources and statistics, was Bill Barnett, vice president of the Chelan County Industrial Development Council. Accepting for their agencies were Wilbur Elder, president of the Chelan County Port District; Don Kirby, president of the Wenatchee Chamber of Commerce; and Kirby Billingsley, manager of the Chelan County PUD.
- Claudia Littrell, 13, has been offered a Ford Foundation scholarship to study this summer with the San Francisco Ballet. She was one of 12 students of Joan Shelton’s School of Ballet who recently auditioned in Seattle for the honor. Two other students of Shelton, Susan Cederwall and Marolyn Gyorfi, have been in San Francisco for the past year on a Ford Foundation scholarship.
25 years ago — 1988
- Glenna Van Dorien was elected president of the Central Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Banking during the association’s annual banquet last month.
- Gertrude Scroggie was named citizen of the year by the Malaga Community Council. Scroggie, a longtime Colockum resident, was honored for her work with the community.
- The teams of Sandy O’Donnell-Joanna Richmond and Don Jones-Marietta Drollman won best-of-the-field honors in the Three Lakes Two-Ball Chapman golf event on Sunday.