100 years ago — 1913
- Helen Tibbetts and Ernest Walters were dinner guests of Kate Sorley yesterday.
- Mrs. Albert Paulson was a dinner guest yesterday at the home of Grace Wiester on Douglas Street.
- Mr. and Mrs. Ray Newell returned home from Seattle Saturday and left this morning for Lake Chelan where they will spend a week.
- Dr. and Mrs. F.E. Culp hosted a dinner yesterday for H.O. Butler and Jim Lee.
- A marriage license was issued in Spokane Saturday to E.R. Barnum of Burke, Idaho, and Mazie Wilder of Leavenworth.
- Mr. and Mrs. W.E. Tomlinson left yesterday for Merritt, where they will spend a few days.
- Mr. and Mrs. John Culp and Mr. and Mrs. L.E. Hutchinson and family were dinner guests yesterday at the Sunnyslope home of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Hutchinson.
50 years ago — 1963
- Mrs. Farris Johnson is president of the Deaconess Hospital Women’s Auxiliary for the coming year. Other officers are Mrs. Harold Copple, first vice president; Mrs. E. Garth Branscom, second vice president; Mrs. Ray Law, third vice president; Mrs. George Foster, secretary; and Mrs. Walter Pickens, treasurer.
- On Sunday, members of St. Paul Luthern Church congregation will celebrate its golden anniversary in Wenatchee. It was in 1913 that the congregation was officially organized. From a handful of faithful members, the congregation has grown to 500. It has fast outgrown the facilities built in 1923 and is planning to rebuild. Charter members still attending services at St. Paul are George Batterman Sr., Dora Kaiser, Ethel Lux, Mr. and Mrs. William Volkman and Mrs. August Kaiser.
25 years ago — 1988
- The new $1.8 million addition to the Wenatchee Free Methodist Church at 1601 Fifth St. will be dedicated Sunday. Bishop Robert F. Andrews from Arizona, director of churches in the Western area, will lead the dedication of the addition which includes 27,000 square feet of sanctuary, a chapel, four classrooms and a choir practice room.
- Goldsmith, Bruce Simpson has moved back to downtown Wenatchee after doing business in the Wenatchee Valley Mall for about two years.