100 years ago — 1913
The high school grounds has been selected for the location of Wenatchee’s first Chautauqua, to be held July 9-14. The circuit manager desired to be closer to the business center but no site large enough was available.
H.W Otis, of the Wenatchee Growers Exchange, returned last night from Tacoma where he had arranging for the tile to be used in the new $40,000 warehouse which the exchange will build soon at the southeast corner of Wenatchee Avenue and Yakima Street.
Grace Pugsley will present a recital this evening at the W.C.T.U. Assembly Hall.
Dave Gellatly has been elected president of the Washington State Association of County Auditors.
About 225 new books were added to Wenatchee’s Carnegie Library during the month of May.
50 years ago — 1963
Jane Lovejoy of the Wenatchee High School faculty, is serving as a judge with the National Council of Teachers of English Achievements awards program. The state judging committees will evaluate the writing abilities and literary awareness of 6,800 candidates. The chosen students will receive awards and recommendations for college scholarships.
The final honor roll for the school year at Pioneer Junior High School shows 15 students earning perfect A grades in all their subjects for the fourth quarter. They are Penni Isaminger, Lova Delabarre, Brent Morrison, Thelma Waddle, Janice Buff, Ed Harris, Sally Featherkile, Debbie Hetler, Corinne Stockstill, Mary Ann Savina, Cheryl Van Dyke, Jim Perkins, Jim Peterson, Don Volkmann and David Law.
Kay Hammond and Dick McLandress were named outstanding ninth grade girl and boy at Sterling Junior High School.
25 years ago — 1988
Dedication ceremonies for the new gazebo and 80-foot flagpole at the Chelan County Fairgrounds are scheduled for Saturday. The pole was donated by the Chelan County PUD. It is surrounded by the gazebo, which will serve as the entertainment center during the fair.
The team of Ernie McCart and Tony McCart took first place in a father-son golf tournament at Three Lakes on Sunday.