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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Douglas County to accept hazardous waste at event

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County businesses can dispose of hazardous waste on July 7 at the East Wenatchee City Hall parking lot. Businesses must pre-register by June 23 for the event, which offers discounted rates. Items accepted include flammable liquids, oil-based paint, corrosive liquids, fluorescent tubes, aerosols, toxic solids, acid batteries and other materials. For information or...
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Irrigation project awarded to DJB Construction

Waterville’s irrigation project was awarded to DJB Construction, LLC with a low bid of $362,244.94. The town council awarded the project during its June 5 regular meeting.
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Main Street Association officers roll up their sleeves for Waterville

The Waterville Main Street Association has new officers and they are ready to work hard to build the vitality of the town.
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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 May 22 commission meeting held at the district’s Bridgeport office: Heard a report for the bid opening for bid document 17-06-W, transformer services at Douglas Switchyard and the Wells Hydroelectric Project. All bids will be evaluated prior to contract...
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Keep local sidewalks safe this summer

WATERVILLE — As summer gets underway, it’s time for everyone to spend more time outside with fun activities. Local residents are reminded that a Town of Waterville ordinance prohibits riding bicycles, scooters and skateboards on sidewalks within the downtown area. Let’s keep downtown Waterville safe for everyone all summer long!
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Tonseth named Peace Officer of the Year

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sam Tonseth was named by Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal as this year’s Peace Officer of the Year during the Greater Wenatchee Sunrise Lions Club's 25th Annual Peace Officer Appreciation Luncheon May 17 at the Wenatchee Convention Center.
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Extra patrols target seat belt use

WENATCHEE — Extra patrols will be on North Central Washington roads from now until June 4 during the national “Click It or Ticket” traffic campaign. Officers will be looking for people not wearing seat belts and also emphasizing proper child restraint use. Participating in extra patrols will be the Brewster, East Wenatchee and Wenatchee police departments; the Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan...
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Mansfield holds clean-up day

Mansfield's annual spring community clean-up day was held May 13. The event took place at the Mansfield Recycling Center on Railroad Avenue.
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Irrigation line bids to be opened May 25

The Town of Waterville has advertised for bids for this summer’s irrigation line project, and the bids will be opened at town hall at 11 a.m. May 25.
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