Main Street group hosts meet

The Waterville Main Street Association on March 14 hosted an evening of celebrating its accomplishments in 2016 and a time of sharing goals for this year.
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DECA students compete in Bellevue

Three students from Waterville High School competed in the State Career Development Conference for DECA March 2-4 in Bellevue.
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Tired of winter weather? Warm up with this chowder

As we eagerly await the arrival of spring and the end of winter, this recipe is just right.
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Booster Club reviews activities, looks ahead

The Waterville Shocker Booster Club is alive and well.
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What if the workers owned it?

By Brian Depew Center for Rural Affairs The owners of a mid-sized manufacturing plant in a nearby small town were ready to retire, but no one in the next generation was interested in taking over. The plant was sold to an out-of-state buyer with no local ties. The business was profitable, but the new owners chose to merge operations and close the local plant. The story is familiar in small towns....
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Cultural awareness event in Waterville planned for March 25

WATERVILLE — The Waterville Drug Free Coalition and the B.A.D.D. (Breaking Addictive and Destructive Decisions) Club are hosting Cultural Night at 5:30 p.m. March 25 at the NCW Fairgrounds. The event will include a dinner with international cuisine, a program, booths, prizes, entertainment and other activities. Admission is free and open to all ages. Those planning to attend are asked to call...
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Kernel junior high volleyball: B team rings the bell; A team falls short

March 13 was a good day for the Mansfield/Waterville Kernels' junior high volleyball B team (sixth and seventh grade) as they hosted the Manson Trojans.
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Children’s opera comes to the PAC

WENATCHEE — Seattle Opera is coming to town to present “Resilient: Cinderella in Spain” at 6:30 p.m. March 30 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. This family-friendly production re-visits the story of Cinderella set in the city of Barcelona. Local students will also be featured. Tickets are $10. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 663-ARTS, visit numericapac.org or...
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Pop culture convention comes alive April 8

WENATCHEE — Wen-Con, Wenatchee’s new pop-culture convention, is coming to the Town Toyota Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 8. The event will feature guest stars, vendors, artists, games, panel discussions, prizes, cosplay and many other activities. Cost is $18, ages 11 and over; and $5, ages 4-10. Children 3 and under are free. Admission includes a commemorative badge, free autograph...
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Series | Growing up in Douglas Co.

This is the fourth in a series of articles featuring interviews with people who grew up (or are growing up) in Douglas County. The fourth interview is with Leo Irmer.
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