Town council discusses water, sewer rates for 2018

At their regular Aug. 8 meeting, Waterville Town Council members discussed proposed water and sewer rates that had been suggested from a workshop held by council members Jill Thompson and Loyd Smith, Mayor Royal DeVaney and Clerk/Treasurer Marsha Peterson on July 24. 
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Workgroup meeting for stewardship group

WATERVILLE — A workgroup meeting for the Douglas County Voluntary Stewardship Program will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 16 in the Douglas County Superior Court hearing room at the Douglas County Courthouse, 203 S. Rainier St., Waterville. For more information, call 423-5990.
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Fire District holds EMT IV training

Douglas County Fire District 5 held an intravenous therapy training clinic for emergency medical technicians July 19 at the fire district building in Mansfield. 
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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 July 24 commission meeting held at the district’s East Wenatchee office: Opened bids under bid document 17-09-D, provide traffic control services. The bids will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award. Opened bids under bid document...
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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 July 10 commission meeting held at the district’s East Wenatchee office: Awarded system protection engineer Scott Jonas with his 20-year service award. Commissioner Skagen thanked Jonas on behalf of the citizens of Douglas County for his years of service. Jonas...
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Council hears of irrigation project

At the July 17 Waterville Town Council meeting, Mayor Royal DeVaney said over 2,000 feet of pipe had been installed for the irrigation project.
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Concerns about town pool

Four community members attended the July 5 Waterville Town Council meeting to express their concerns about the maintenance of the town's swimming pool.
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Newhouse to host free jobs fair

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Dan Newhouse will host a jobs fair July 8 in Yakima. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Pioneer Hall at Yakima State Fair Park, 1301 S. Fair Ave., and is open to all residents in Central Washington. Those attending should bring a resume and be prepared for on-site job interviews. For more information about the event, visit...
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Active shooter training helps county employees be prepared

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office wants every county employee to have the tools needed to address a crisis situation should one ever occur in a county building.
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Conservation District meets

WATERVILLE — The South Douglas Conservation District will meet at 7 p.m. July 10 at the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service office, 103 N. Baker St. in Waterville. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 745-9160 or visit southdouglascd.com.
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