CASHMERE — The Cashmere Rotary club will hold its 20th annual Holiday Auction from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Riverside Center, 2201 Riverside Drive. Tickets cost $25 each and includes hors d’oeuvres and beverages.
CASHMERE — The Cashmere School District will hold a free READY! for Kindergarten orientation and early kindergarten registration for parents who have children ages 4 or 5 not yet enrolled in school. The orientation is Tuesday at Vale Elementary School, 101 Pioneer Ave.
CASHMERE — The Cashmere United Methodist Church, 213 S. Division, has planned a “Stuff the Bus” food drive Saturday at the church. Participants can drop off nonperishable food from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Food donations will benefit the Cashmere food bank.
NCW — Residents who evacuated in the St. Mary’s Mission Road Fire east of Omak on Tuesday were allowed to return home Saturday morning. The road — where two homes and eight other buildings were destroyed and the Paschal Sherman Indian School was threatened by the wind-driven fire — remains closed to the public. Now 15 percent contained, the fire is still active, and more than 500 firefighting personnel, eight helicopters and 39 engines are working to protect the 54 homes still considered threatened on the Colville Indian Reservation, fire ...
Apple Days, one of the Wenatchee Valley’s most popular fall festivals, returns this weekend, Oct. 6-7, to the Cashmere Museum and Pioneer Village. “Apple Days is a celebration of the apple harvest as well as of our history here in the Wenatchee Valley,” said Joan Baldwin, a member of the museum’s board of directors. “This year’s event brings back some favorites — cowboy shootouts in the Pioneer Village, panning for gold, pioneer demonstrations and archery. We also have more entertainers this weekend than in years past.”
EAST WENATCHEE — It took a month, but the Eastmont girls soccer team finally had the benefit of playing a Big Nine opponent in front of its home crowd. The Wildcats shined during a momentary break from the smoke Tuesday at a spruced-up Wildcat Field, shutting out Eisenhower 5-0.
Cashmere students are back in school this week after a smoke-caused six school-day break. Cashmere School District staff, employees and community volunteers worked with environmental engineers through the weekend to clean and install air scrubbers, filters and entry vestibules to reopen
MOSES LAKE — The Eastmont girls soccer team took a big step in its push for a state playoff berth Saturday, upsetting Big Nine favorite Moses Lake 6-5 on penalty kicks. The game was tied 2-2 after regulation and two overtime periods.