100 years ago — 1913
- The finest bank building between Spokane and Seattle will be erected on the corner of Palouse Street and Wenatchee Avenue by O.B. Fuller and J.W. Quigg. The corner room will be occupied by the Commercial Bank & Trust Co. Other tenants will include Howard Thomas and the Schade-Parshall Co. Department Store. The building will be known as the Commercial Bank & Trust Co. Building.
- Mr. and Mrs. Percy Scheble, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jones, Mr. and Mrs. F.C. Morrison, Halycon Morrison and Bud Lemon motored to Lake Chelan today.
- Alice Lodge hosted several of her friends this afternoon at her home on Franklin Avenue. Those present included Margaret Carlberg, Gertrude Hoppock, Adelle Hoppock, Isabelle McLaughlin, Kathleen Scott, Adria Lodge, Claudia Lewis and Wilma Godding.
50 years ago — 1963
- Rocky Reach Dam takes center stage tomorrow. All the spotlights of the media will be focused on the 775,000-kilowatt power development as the Chelan County PUD holds dedication ceremonies. The big event is expected to draw up to 1,500 out-of-town guests including both of the state’s U.S. senators, the district’s congressman, a top Interior Department official and leaders in banking, industry and public and private power and resource development authorities from both sides of the border.
- In response to a telegram from President John F. Kennedy, Rhea Schroeder of Wenatchee will attend a meeting on civil rights this week at the White House. Schroeder is an officer and director of the National Council of Catholic Women.
25 years ago — 1988
- Doug Bartells is the new general manager of the Red Lion Inn in Wenatchee, succeeding Mark McElreath who has been transferred to Bellevue.
- Seven Cub Scouts, members of Den 2 Pack 89, have earned the Arrow of Light Award, the highest Cub Scout honor. They are Jason Bonwell, Brady Bumgarner, Daniel DeFolo, Jarred Dunagan, Michael Guizzetti, Donnie Hampton and Danny Thompson.
- Rob Libke of Wenatchee took first place in the men’s 35 singles division at the Prince Grand Prix tennis tournament in Kelowna, B.C., last weekend.