Irrigation project awaits a vault lid, electrical work for completion

The Waterville Town Council learned at its Sept. 5 regular meeting that final completion of the Rainier Street Irrigation Project is on hold until a vault lid can be delivered and installed and electrical work can be completed.
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Humanities speaker at library

When a Humanities Washington speaker comes to the Waterville Library, it is a chance for residents to open their minds and widen their perspectives — without traveling out of town. One such opportunity afforded itself to residents on Sept. 6.
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Rahm resigns as NCW Fair manager

The North Central Washington Fair will again be seeking a new manager. 
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Our Past | 1923: News around Douglas County

The following news items come from the Sept. 13, 1923 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press.
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Flowers enhance Main Street

Eight new flower pots have recently been placed around Waterville by the Main Street Association. The flowers in the pots were provided by Estes Fruit Stand.
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Library activities continue into fall

The Waterville Library was a busy place this summer. Librarian Amy Larsen would like to thank all the children and parents who participated in this year’s summer reading program. She said that there was good attendance for the library's various events. 
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Our Past | 1992: Nelson is new fair manager

The following excerpts are from an article about former NCW Fair Manager Larry Nelson that ran in the pre-fair coverage featured in the Sept. 3, 1992 edition of the Douglas County Empire Press. 
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Fun year at NCW Fair

Pam Wright of Waterville was was one of many ribbons winners at this year's NCW Fair. She received a special award for a senior entry in the floriculture exhibit.
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Fun at the NCW Fair

Scenes from the 2017 North Central Washington Fair held Aug. 24-27   FFA market beef showing. (Empire Press/Suzanne Robinson) 4-H sewing project winners at the fair. (Empire Press/Suzanne Robinson) Sam Buckingham and his ministry team from Mansfield leads music for the community worship service on Aug. 27. (Emp
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Harvest delivers good yield and quality, but falls short of expectations

With most of the Waterville Plateau wheat crop harvested and stored in the silos, many farmers are reporting an above average yield with decent quality. 
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