100 years ago — 1919
♦ A marriage license was issued to George Corbaley and Ella Page, both of Wenatchee.
♦ Home grown golden bantam sweet corn is 25 cents a pound at Milot-Mills Co.
♦ An executive committee to take charge of the local arrangements for the upcoming annual G.A.R. Encampment in this city has been appointed. They include W.T. Knapp and W.D. Shultz, representing the city council; H.N. May and T.F. Roddy, representing the Elks; George R. Fisher and J.E. Ferguson, representing the Commercial Club; John D. Duff, representing Company I of the Washington National Guard; and A.A. Stevens and A.P. Clayton, representing the local G.A.R. Post.
50 years ago — 1969
♦ Gene Curtis has recently received his doctorate degree in counseling psychology from the University of North Dakota. Formerly Dean of Students at Wenatchee Valley College, Curtis resigned last year to accept a fellowship for advanced studies. He and his family will remain in Wenatchee until his plans for the future become more definite.
♦ Eight Wenatchee High School boys are attending Evergreen Boys State this summer at Gonzaga University. They are Chris Elder, Jim Bills, Tim Jones, Roger Cattin, Craig Swanson, Jim Lowe, Clifford Webster and Ross Penhallegon.
25 years ago — 1994
♦ Paige Fulleton, one-time star of the Wenatchee Civic Ballet and, most recently, a featured dancer for the Columbus, Ohio, BalletMet, has signed a soloist’s contract with the Miami City Ballet. Her 49-week contract with the Miami company starts July 18. The current season includes a trip to Edinburgh, Scotland, in August and a performance at the Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., next April. The company’s four home cities are Miami, Naples, West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Fulleton said. It has a subscription list of 15,000 patrons. Fulleton is moving from the 24-member BalletMet company to a 42-member company and will be dancing more weeks under the new contract. She said that as a soloist she will be given lead roles to dance. She has been with BalletMet since 1987, shortly after she graduated from Wenatchee High School. Locally, she trained with Joan Shelton-Mason’s School of Ballet from 1974 to 1987. Fulleton also danced with the San Francisco Ballet School under full scholarship in 1985-86.