Booster Club reviews activities, looks ahead

The Waterville Shocker Booster Club is alive and well.
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What if the workers owned it?

By Brian Depew Center for Rural Affairs The owners of a mid-sized manufacturing plant in a nearby small town were ready to retire, but no one in the next generation was interested in taking over. The plant was sold to an out-of-state buyer with no local ties. The business was profitable, but the new owners chose to merge operations and close the local plant. The story is familiar in small towns....
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Community Calendar

Your connection to events from March 24-30
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Museum program features discussion on erratics

WATERVILLE — The Douglas County Historical Society will hold its annual membership meeting March 28 at the Douglas County Museum, 124 W. Walnut St. in Waterville. Following the meeting, Brent Cunderla, president of the Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute, will present a program on continental glaciation (Okanogan ice lobe) on the Waterville Plateau...
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Pet of the Week

Despite his tough guy look, Ralph is a delightful fellow, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.
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Pictorial Past | Talented Waterville students

Waterville High School Principal Dick Throgmorton is shown with the school’s top grade-point average students named to the Wenatchee Daily World Scholastic Team for 1971.
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Our Past | 1996: Girls club raises funds

Nina Driver, daughter of Chuck and Deena Driver, was one of the girls who attended the Missionettes Girls’ Club sleepover referred to in the following article, published in the March 7, 1996 edition of the Douglas County Empire Press.
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News From Our Past

Douglas County news from 100, 50, 25 and 10 years ago
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Fair feed and auction a success

The NCW Fair Community Hall was packed with guests March 11 for the annual Friends of the Fair Crab Feed, Prime Rib Dinner and Auction.
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USDA comment period is extended for three ‘Farmer Fair Practice Rules’

There is still time to comment on three “Farmer Fair Practice Rules” introduced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in December. The comment period has been extended to March 24.
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