100 years ago — 1913
- Estella Garton, a former Wenatchee school teacher, and Norman Lake, a graduate of Wenatchee High School and son of Mr. and Ms. U.F. Lake, were married yesterday at the home of the bride in Ephrata. Lake is now with the traffic department of Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Co. and they will make their home in Spokane.
- Wenatchee is well-represented this year in activities at the University of Washington. Will Clulow has been selected as a member of the school’s Glee Club, Helen Tibbits is a candidate for secretary of the freshmen organization and Jessie Lewis is one of two candidates for election to a position on the student board of control.
50 years ago — 1963
- Jim Small is president of the Entiat High School student body for the coming year. Other officers are Bruce Grim, vice president; Dianne Rossing, secretary; and Gini Wolf, treasurer.
- Mrs. Helen Van Tassell, an administrative staff member of Wenatchee Valley College, is listed in “Who’s Who Among American Women” for 1963. Van Tassell is former dean of women at Wenatchee High School and has been with the college since it was founded in 1939. She has served the school as administrative dean, dean of students, registrar and director of student personnel. She is now assistant to the college president, Dr. William Steward.
- One of the world’s top bowlers will appear at Columbia Lanes Friday. He is Joe Joseph, twice named to the All-America bowling team. He will make appearances for instruction and then for an exhibition against local bowlers.
25 years ago — 1988
- A new Kiwanis club, Wenatchee Golden “K,” was officially organized last month during a brunch at Lindy’s Café. Richard Lavin was named president. Other officers are Jay Plumb, president-elect; Henry Hodde, vice president; Mary Lou Pashinski, secretary-treasurer; and Tressie Reeves, Carl Case, Naomi Hodde, Berkeley Pruitt and Garry King, directors. A special charter night will be held Nov. 10. The new club is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Wenatchee. There are now seven Kiwanis clubs in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee with more than 300 members.