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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Mansfield celebrates Playday

Mansfield was bustling early on June 10 as residents celebrated their heritage and traditions in a yearly event they call Playday.
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Indulgent Cauliflower Au Gratin

According to thespruce.com "the term ‘au gratin’, pronounced oh-Grah- tan, refers to a dish that is baked with a topping of seasoned bread crumbs and cheese."
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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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Our Past | Assailant to be tried in shooting

The following excerpts come from an article published in the June 17, 1920 edition of The Big Bend Empire.
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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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