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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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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Water Conservancy Board seeking members

WATERVILLE — The Douglas County Water Conservancy Board currently is looking to fill two positions on its three-member board. Water conservancy boards were established in 1997 to enable the processing of water right transfers and change applications at a local level. Applications have included changing use of water, place of use and point of diversion. Board members are appointed by the Douglas...
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Beekeepers at conservation meet

Beekeepers were in the spotlight during the South Douglas and Foster Creek Conservation Districts’ annual meeting held Feb. 1.
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February blood drives

NCW — The American Red Cross will hold several blood drives this month in Chelan and Douglas counties. Feb. 20: 1 to 7 p.m., Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 1315 8th St. N.E., East Wenatchee. Feb. 21: 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave. Feb. 22: Noon to 6 p.m., United Methodist Church, 206 N. Emerson, Chelan. Feb. 23: 1 to 6 p.m., North Central Washington...
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