Series | AgForestry Program

Empire Press Correspondent Darlene Paterson recently interviewed three members of this year’s AgForestry Leadership Program graduating class. This is the first of a three-part series.
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Thrift store volunteers needed

The Douglas County Historical Society Thrift Store on Locust Street in Waterville is in need of volunteers to help during the hours they are open.
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Series | Growing up in Douglas Co.

This is the sixth in a series of articles featuring interviews with people who grew up (or are growing up) in Douglas County. The sixth interview is with Susan (Hinderer) McCray.
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Chelan couple to ‘Charge Across Washington’

CHELAN — Wendy and Ed Isenhart of Chelan will embark on a “Charge Across Washington” June 7-8, showcasing the electric vehicle (EV) charging station network developed by Plug-In North Central Washington. They are planning to stay at the Waterville Historic Hotel June 7. Highway 2 connects Everett in the west and Spokane in the east with 326 miles of highway — and it is now fully...
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Festival musical ‘Young Frankenstein’ opens May 3

WENATCHEE — Music Theatre of Wenatchee’s Apple Blossom Festival production of “Young Frankenstein” opens May 3 for a two-week run at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee. The musical will be presented at 7:30 p.m. May 3-6 and May 10-13, with matinee performances at 4 p.m. May 7 and 2 p.m. May 13. The show, from the comedy genius of Mel Brooks, is recommended for...
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School Meal Menu

Waterville’s menu for May 1-5 Monday: Breakfast will be egg omelette with biscuit, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be hot dogs, baked fries, romaine salad, diced tomatoes, apples, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast will be French toast, yogurt, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be chicken burger, tater tots, black beans, fruit cocktail, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast will be breakfast sandwich, fruit or...
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Family game night at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Pacific Crest Church is hosting its monthly family game night at Pybus Market from 7 to 9 p.m. April 28. The evening’s activities will include board games, card games and more. It is open to all ages and there is no cost to attend. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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Rocklyn Road music at Pybus

WENATCHEE — The Rocklyn Road band will perform at the next Music on the Railcar event at Pybus Market from 7 to 9 p.m. April 28. Danika Nolton and Gary Johnstad play a mix of classic rock, country and rockabilly. There is no cost to attend. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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Master Gardeners to hold plant sale April 29 at Pybus

WENATCHEE — WSU Chelan-Douglas County Master Gardeners will hold their annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29 at Pybus Market. The sale will feature more than 20 varieties of tomatoes, including both heirloom and favorite hybrids, and winning tomatoes from the Tomato Gala held last August. A wide variety of perennials, vegetables and herbs grown by Master Gardeners will also be...
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Dahlia Society offers tuber sale at Pybus

WENATCHEE — The NCW Dahlia Society is back at Pybus Market in April and May with tubers from some of the top dahlias in the country. NCWDS will hold its tuber sales from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays April 29 and May 13. Members of the society will also be on hand to offer tips and answer questions about growing and caring for dahlias. For more information, call Fernie Slabaugh at 630-8656, or...
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