Youth deliver at Chelan Jr. Rodeo

Nearly 200 young rodeo hopefuls ranging from age 2-years-old to 18 took to 52 various competitions in nine different age categories over the two-day Chelan Jr. Rodeo, held Aug. 3-4.
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People of Our Past | Cable TV pioneer began with Waterville link

Editor’s Note: This story was originally published in The Wenatchee World in June of 1994. WATERVILLE — If you lived in Waterville in the early 1950s, you had the distinction of being in the first community in the state (and one of the first three in the whole United States) to get television by cable — thanks to Charles Clements. Clements, now 77, was an electrical engineer who...
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Pet of the Week

Say hello to Beatrice! She is a medium size, 18-month old, black and white, short-hair domestic mix. Beatrice is a sweet young girl who is cautious in new situations. When you pet or brush her gently, though, she’ll relax and become your best friend. When Beatrice is happiest, she will purr, knead and drool. She’s okay being held but isn’t a lap cat quite yet. Beatrice ca me to the...
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Pictorial Past | Work begins on golf course

These men have “teed off” on a big project at Rock Island in July of 1962 — creating a new golf course.
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News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press 100 Years Ago — 1919 Guests at the Wenatchee Hotel this week included F.E. Teas and Bert Berry of Brewster; Mabel Marlow of Waterville; and A. Blair, William Blair and Bruce Blair, all of Orondo.   50 Years Ago — 1969 Eastmont Lions Club members elected officers this week. They were Walt...
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Our Past | 1996: City hall gets a new look after library move

The library just made a move last year and townspeople have been positive about the new location. Those who were living in Waterville in 1996 — and before — will remember an even earlier library location at town hall.
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Pet of the Week

  Star will capture your heart and soul, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a 16-month-old, medium size, black and white Labrador retriever mix. Star has a soft and sweet face that draws you in, but it is her tenderness and her willingness to open her heart to you that keeps you hooked for life. She is a fun and active gal who loves getting out of the...
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Pictorial Past | Secretary of Agriculture visits

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz tours the Estel Elmer orchard near Rock Island while visiting the Wenatchee area in August of 1973.
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Our Past | 1986: British family visits Waterville wheat harvest

These excerpts come from an article about an English family that came to Waterville to experience the wheat harvest.
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Our Past | 1948: Waterville has enough with Daylight Saving Time

If you think it is confusing enough to change between Pacific Standard Time and Daylight Saving Time twice a year, think about how it would be if different towns and cities were operating on different times.
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