Waterville Days is coming July 7-8

Waterville Days is coming July 7 and 8. The festivities will be at Pioneer Park with lots to see and do and plenty of entertainment for the entire family.
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Another pool season begins

Waterville Pool opened for the season June 19. Many children were at the pool for the first open swim session.
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Main Street | New Attique owner

Michelle Mires is the new owner of Auntie Bling’s Attique. The business, built by Marie Harding over the past few years, sells fashion clothing, jewelry and consignment items.
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Graduation welcomes freshmen

On June 14, 29 eighth-grade students were promoted to freshman high schoolers at Waterville Schools.
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Income survey will go door-to-door June 23

At the regular June 19 Waterville Town Council meeting, council members learned that representatives from the Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) will be going door-to-door in Waterville June 23 to obtain household income data for some of the households that did not respond to a survey sent out in the mail last month.
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Series | Barn quilts about town

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent This is the eighth in a series of stories focusing on the Barn Quilt Project in Douglas County. Each story talks about the background of the barn quilts chosen to be displayed and other history.    Last November another beautifully designed barn quilt was added to the Douglas County Barn Quilt Project trail. It is displayed by Larry and Cathi...
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Pictorial Past | New pool bathhouse

Waterville has a new bathhouse available for use at its community swimming pool in 1960. The structure, of cedar and pine, has dressing rooms and an office. The pool also has a new fence around part of it and a walkway where old rooms once stood. A newly graveled area also provides more parking. Shown are Mayor Robert Gollehon, left, and Carl and Eric Koenig. The Lions Club, local residents and...
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Our Past | 1978: Preschoolers at fire station

Selected by Karen Larsen The following article, published in the June 15, 1978 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press, tells of a Waterville Preschool field trip to the Wenatchee Fire Station.    Pre-Schoolers Visit Wenatchee Fire Dept. Hdqs. By Sheri Viebrock The round trap door overhead opens and down slides our friendly guide, Gene Armour. This is the beginning of the preschool tour of...
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Graduation time at Waterville

Waterville High School's commencement took place June 10 for the 20 members of the Class of 2017.
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Blessings, awards for WHS seniors

Baccalaureate and the senior awards were held June 6 for Waterville's Class of 2017. The event was well attended by families and friends of the graduating seniors.
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