Theater group performs Peter Pan

A community-wide effort came to fruition Feb. 10 and 11 with Waterville Players’ performance of "Peter Pan," featuring a cast of 26 Waterville children and three adults.
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Series | Growing up in Douglas Co.

This is the first in a series of articles featuring interviews with people who grew up (or are growing up) in Douglas County. The first interview is with Irene Viebrock.
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Seth Normington testifies for Main Street Program changes

Seth Normington, pastor of Waterville’s Federated Church, traveled to Olympia Jan. 24-26 as a representative for Waterville Main Street Association to testify to the bill before the Washington State Legislature that would make changes in Washington’s Main Street Program.
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Shocker girls fall in postseason

The Waterville/Mansfield Shockers girls basketball team took on the Lake Roosevelt Raiders in a loser-out Central Washington 2B League tournament matchup Feb 7.
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DECA students will go to state meet

Three students from Cody Brunner’s marketing and business classes will travel to Bellevue March 2-4 for the state finals for DECA, an organization that prepares students for careers in business fields.
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Dorothy Prewitt Pohlman scholarships are available

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee branch of the American Association of University Women is offering two Dorothy Prewitt Pohlman scholarships. The $1,850 scholarships will be awarded to female applicants who have earned at least 60 credits from Wenatchee Valley College by the end of the 2017 spring quarter and have been accepted to a four-year Washington state college or university for fall 2017....
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Empty bowls painting event Feb. 18 at Pybus

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council will host another Empty Bowls painting event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 18 at Pybus Market. For a $10 donation, participants will be given a blank bowl, paint and instructions for designing their own creation. Staff from Inspirations & Art Ceramics Cafe will be on hand to provide assistance. Participants will also be invited to a...
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Museum hosts story time

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center hosts another “A Different Kind of Story Time” event at 11 a.m. Feb. 25. The museum is located at 127 S. Mission St. Local actor Dave Williams will read from the children’s book “Interrupting Chicken” by David Ezra Stein. The free public event is appropriate for children of all ages. For more...
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Blood drive in Waterville on Feb. 23

WATERVILLE — The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at the NCW Fairgrounds in Waterville. The Red Cross is in the midst of a severe blood shortage due to weather conditions that have led to donor drive cancellations. Donors are encouraged to use the Red Cross RapidPass process to start the process online before scheduling an appointment or planning a walk-in...
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Bonnie Orr talks gardening at Waterville Library on Feb. 21

WATERVILLE — Bonnie Orr, a Washington State University Master Gardener, will speak from 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Waterville Library, 105 N. Chelan Ave. Orr will talk about water conservation in the garden, with the importance of mulching, drought-tolerant plants, shrubs, grasses and ground covers. The program, sponsored by Friends of the Waterville Library, is free and open to the public. For...
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