100 years ago — 1913
- Mrs. M.J. Taylor hosted a dinner party last evening at the Hotel Wenatchee in honor of her son Harry’s birthday. Those present included Mr. and Mrs. C.E. Stohl and J.C. Ferris.
- Two pounds of Delicious apples grown in Cashmere are being processed today to be sent to President Wilson. The apples are now at the Central Candy Co. in the Ellis-Forde building on Mission Street and are being prepared for shipment.
- A marriage license was issued Saturday to James Flynn Cress of Cashmere and Jessie Moe of Seattle.
- Eva Yocum spent Saturday in Wenatchee as the guest of Zelma Reeves.
- D.D. Olds and J.E. Ferguson returned this morning from North Yakima, where they attended the state fair.
- The board of directors of the YWCA will meet this evening at the home of Mrs. A.G. Morey on Douglas Street.
50 years ago — 1963
- James R. Geary is the new manager of the Elks Club. He was previously assistant manager of the Everett Elks Club.
- Officers have been elected for Girl Scout Troop 74 for the coming year. They include Cheryl Laney and Kerri Brown, patrol leaders; and Mariza Naylor, scribe.
- A new second-grade Blue Bird group has been registered at Washington School by Mrs. Robert Kintner, assisted by Mrs. Richard Carroll. Sponsors include Mrs. Charles E. Dickeson, Mrs. Warren J. Kraft and Mrs. Richard Cargill. Charter members are Charlene Byrne, Karen Cargill, Jo Lynn Carroll, Teresa Dennis, Lana Dickeson, Lynn Gellatly, Nancy Kintner, Nancy Kraft, Terri Michelson and Kristine Monroe.
25 years ago — 1988
- The student body at Eastmont Junior High School has elected new officers for the first semester. Kaley O’Kelley will serve as president. Other officers are Sarah McPherson, vice president; Meagan Shaw, secretary; and Cindi Dean, treasurer.
- Bill Vertrees, director of plant operations at Wenatchee Valley College, has been elected president of the Washington Community Colleges Association of Plant Operations Directors. He was chosen for the two-year position last week at the group’s fall energy conference in Tacoma.