100 years ago — 1913
The Golden Rule Store received 241 cases of goods today. It is said to be the largest shipment of merchandise ever received in Wenatchee.
Wenatchee High School celebrated its opening game of the season Saturday with a victory over Entiat, 18-0.
An apple packing contest will be one of the leading features of the Douglas County Fair and Potato Carnival Sept. 30-Oct. 3 at Waterville. The best packer will be given a cash prize of $25.
Several students left this week to start fall college courses. They include Leon Brown, who will be attending the university in Seattle and Claude Lewis who will attend Whitman College in Walla Walla.
50 years ago — 1963
Donald G. Campbell of Wenatchee has been named campaign chairman of the 1964 United Good Neighbors drive, UGN President George W. Hutton announced today.
Mrs. Pat Meehan is president of Children’s Foundation Guild No. 4 for the coming year. Other officers are Corinne Trammill, vice president; Cheryl Christensen, secretary; Mrs. Robert Pell, treasurer; and Mrs. James Hall, publicity.
Yvonne Wright is president of the Wenatchee Chapter of the Washington State Music Teachers Association for the coming year. Other officers are Mrs. Robin Stewart, vice president; ; Bonnie Johnson, secretary; and Rene Boni, treasurer.
James L. Young has purchased the Monitor Market from Harold H. Bailey. Young was a driver with Holsum Bakery for the last seven years.
25 years ago — 1988
Sterling Middle School student Justin Haller was honored Thursday at a ceremony that unveiled a flag he designed for Douglas County and the Washington State Centennial. In January he will be a guest at the Governor’s Inaugural Ball in Olympia where he will present the flag to either Gov. Booth Gardner or Gardner’s successor. The flag, with its dominate colors of green and yellow and various objects that symbolize the county, will eventually hang in the rotunda of the state capital along with the flags of the state’s other counties.