U.S. Census Bureau address canvassing underway

NCW — Address canvassing in Washington state is now underway in preparation for the 2020 Census. Address canvassing improves and refines the Census Bureau’s address list of households, which is necessary to deliver invitations to respond to the census. The address list plays a vital role in ensuring a complete and accurate count of everyone living in the United States. “The Census Bureau is...
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Waste Management collection on Labor Day

NCW — Waste Management of Greater Wenatchee reminds its customers in Chelan and Douglas counties that it will run regular collection routes on Monday’s Labor Day holiday on Sept. 2. The Wenatchee Transfer Station is closed on Monday. For more information and year-round holiday schedules, visit wmnorthwest.com and select your service area from the dropdown menu.
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Royal DeVaney Park to be dedicated Sept. 4

WATERVILLE — The public is invited to attend the formal dedication of Royal DeVaney Park at 1 p.m. Sept. 4 at 308 E. Locust St. A social hour will be held following the ceremony at the swimming pool office. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call city hall at 745-8871.
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Town of Waterville receives word of Public Works Trust funding

The Town of Waterville has been informed by the Public Works Trust Fund that it will be funded for sewer collection design and repairs. The town had applied for a loan of $900,000 to replace and reline 3,000 linear feet of the 52,000 linear foot system.
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East Wenatchee councilman appointed

EAST WENATCHEE — Rob Tidd, a project manager for the Corporation for Better Housing, is the newest East Wenatchee City Council member.
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Open house for East Wenatchee’s future roundabout

EAST WENATCHEE — The City of East Wenatchee and RH2 Engineering will host an informational open house Aug. 28 regarding the future roundabout at 3rd Street S.E. and Highline Drive. The event will be held at 5 p.m. in the East Wenatchee City Hall Rotunda. Handouts about the project will be available. City officials are also asking business owners in the area to give input on how the...
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City seeks civil service commissioner

EAST WENATCHEE — The city has a vacant spot on its Civil Service Commission. The mayor appoints the three commissioners, who ensure treatment of civil-service applicants and employees is consistent with the law. They serve six-year terms, but the term for this vacancy expires at the end of 2022. Commissioners are unpaid but can be reimbursed for expenses. Applicants must be U.S. citizens who...
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Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the Aug. 12 commission meeting held at the district's East Wenatchee office...
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Thompson leading in mayor race

As of Aug. 12, with 99 percent of the primary ballots in Douglas County tabulated, Jill Thompson is running a strong first for the position of Waterville mayor. Loyd Smith and Chuck Driver are almost tied for second place.
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Community shredding days planned

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County Solid Waste will host two community shredding events on Sept. 14. In East Wenatchee, the event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon at 19 McElmurry Lane in East Wenatchee. There will also be a shredding event from 1 to 3 p.m. in Waterville at the Recycle Center, 720 N. Chelan Ave. Local residents are encouraged to bring all their papers and documents to be...
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