‘Seeding Success’: Increasing health and connectivity of our lands and waters

This is the fifth of a series of seven stories featured ahead of the seventh annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Quincy on Nov. 15. This year’s event, “Seeding Success, Growing ONE Community,” will celebrate stories about our environment, community, and economy that are helping to connect and strengthen our...
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Our College Students

News of college students from the Empire Press coverage area
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Douglas County voters pass all four school levies

Replacement maintenance and operations levies passed by healthy margins in four Douglas County school districts last week. A special election was held Feb. 9, with levies on the ballot for Bridgeport, Mansfield, Orondo and Palisades school districts.
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Douglas County school districts ask voters to pass four levies

WATERVILLE — Voters in four Douglas County school districts should receive ballots this week for levy measures. Voters in Bridgeport, Orondo, Mansfield and Palisades school districts will receive the ballots. They should be completed and mailed or dropped off at a ballot drop-off box by Feb. 9. Each of the four districts are asking voters to approve replacement maintenance and operation levies...
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NCESD Educational Foundation awards teacher classroom grants

WENATCHEE — Teachers from Eastmont, Brewster, Bridgeport, Mansfield, Palisades and Waterville have been awarded classroom grants from the North Central Educational Service District Educational Foundation. They are among 84 teachers from throughout North Central Washington awarded grants this year in the areas of literacy, STEM/STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math), music/fine...
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Teachers awarded ESD grants

WENATCHEE — Teachers from Waterville, Brewster, Palisades and Eastmont have been awarded classroom grants from the North Central Educational Service District Educational Foundation. They are among 54 teachers throughout North Central Washington awarded grants this year in the areas of literacy, STEM (science, technology engineering and math), culinary arts, fine arts and post-secondary...
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Palisades woman wins national promotion

Patricia “Patty” Paulus, a hay and cherry farmer from Palisades, recently earned the grand prize award at the conclusion of a six-month national promotion sponsored by New Holland and its parts and service devision. New Holland sells and services a line of agricultural equipment including a full line of tractors, hay and forage equipment, harvesting, crop production and material handling...
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Palisades resident qualifies for high school finals rodeo

Brock Streeter, a Palisades resident and junior at Almira/Coulee-Hartline High School, has earned a position on the Washington state high school rodeo team and will be traveling with fellow teammates to Gillette, Wyo., to compete at the 63rd Annual National High School Finals Rodeo, to be held from July 17-23.
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Douglas County honor rolls

Honor roll students from throughout Douglas County.
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News from our past

From the pages of the Wenatchee World 100 years ago W.S. Ridge, a prominent wheat grower of the Waterville country, is in Wenatchee today. Waterville attorney Sam B. Hill registered in Wenatchee last night. 50 years ago Several accomplishments were noted by the Douglas Soil Conservation District in its annual report for 1960. Besides the usual work on strip cropping and tillage, cooperators...
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