100 years ago — 1913
- Mrs. F.D. Slosson hosted several friends Saturday afternoon at her home on Cleveland Avenue. Those present included Mrs. Harry Austin, Mrs. Will Connors, Mrs. Louis Crollard, Mrs. William Dickson, Mrs. M.G. Holt, Mrs. Jess Williams, Mrs. Jim Tyrrell, Mrs. Ed Isenhart, Mrs. Will Leonardy, Mrs. Ralph Shotwell, Mrs. J.C. Tyrrell and Willa Gay.
- Clement Confectionery, now located in the Griggs block, will be moved this week into the Bardin building, recently vacated by the White Cross Pharmacy.
- Several friends of Leona Miller gathered at her home on First Street in honor of her 13th birthday. The party, chaperoned by Leona’s mother, was taken to the Gem Theater and later returned to the Miller home for an evening of games and refreshments. Guests included Julia Peace, Louise Bailey, Ruth Metcalf, Alma Scott, Erma Moyer, Harold Watson, Hubbard McWhirter, Bronson Mead, Ruben Robertson, Oral Kranze and Emery Robertson.
50 years ago — 1963
- Frank Apgar, formerly an assistant sales manager for Standard Oil Co. in California, has been appointed sales manager for the Wenatchee district.
- Earl Pheasant, Tonasket Chevron Oil dealer, and his wife have won a trip to San Francisco and New York, according to J.S. Sorensen, retail sales manager for the Spokane region. Pheasant was selected for his sales increase over last year. He was in competition with 365 dealers.
- Jasper Albin was recently appointed sales manager of City Motors. Albin was formerly with Evans’ Used Cars and before that with North Central Chevrolet for 11 years.
25 years ago — 1988
- Larry and Lynelle Langston have purchased the old Black Forest Restaurant and Motel on Highway 2 in Leavenworth and changed the name to The Canyons Inn.
- Eldon Landin, district manager of the Douglas County PUD, received the George F. Childs Award for outstanding utility financial administration and community service at the Northwest Public Power Association’s accounting and finance conference held last month in Kalispell, Mont.