100 years ago — 1913
- Mrs. Harold May was pleasantly surprised at her home yesterday when a number of her friends gathered to spend the evening. The group made candy and played games and refreshments were served. Those present were Adia Lodge, Georgia Begg, Merle Loving, Mina Nelson, Eva Roderick, Amelia Franks, Alice Miller, Hazel Whisnand, Ruth Bailey, Nellie Buttles and Mrs. Harold May.
- Mr. and Mrs. E.F. Thayer who have been spending the past two weeks camping at Lake Wenatchee returned home yesterday.
- With 19 boxes of prize apples, 10 boxes of prize peaches and four crates of prize apricots, C.A. Harris departed for Seattle Saturday night, determined to bring back from the King County Fair a lion’s share of the honors for fruit displays. He is in charge of the Wenatchee Commercial Club exhibit.
- The Evergreen Club will meet Tuesday at the home of Mrs. J.H. Miller on Okanogan Avenue.
50 years ago — 1963
- Coach Tom Rassley has been sizing up the experienced members of his Cashmere High School football team, which opens the season against Moses Lake this Friday. Bulldog veterans include Dean Henry, Carl Lewis, Les Specker, Ray Stewart, Ron Bowlin, Russ Newberry, Darrell Collins, Denny Walters, Scott Green, Don O’Kelley, Bill Cronrath, Barney Pipkin and Bill Jahr.
- Fryers are going for 39 cents a pound at Bob Harris Meats, 514 S. Wenatchee Ave.
- The U.S. Senate this week confirmed President John Kennedy’s nomination of Vada P. McMullan to be postmaster in Wenatchee.
25 years ago — 1988
- Rick Acosta is leaving his post as chairman of the Mayor’s Council on Community Relations to take a new job in Portland at the end of the month. The council was formed in 1986 by Wenatchee MayorJim Lynch to resolve cultural differences in the community and to help bring different cultures together. Acosta has been chairman for 11 months.
- Sara Stefani and Laura Schultz of Eastmont High School have each scored a 5 in the National Advanced Placement American History College Board Examination. Passing scores range from 3 to 5 with 5 being the highest score attainable.