Help build the future of our public transportation

Last summer and fall, nearly 1,100 residents of Chelan and Douglas counties shared their ideas and suggestions on how our regional transit service could be improved.
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Letters to the Editor: Expand access to ECEAP

Expand access to ECEAP Creating better support for all students while meeting the McCleary court mandate continues to be a significant challenge for our Legislature. As we navigate these choppy budgetary waters, it’s important to expand access to our state’s proven high-quality pre-K program for low-income students, the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP). We know ECEAP...
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Community Calendar

  Your connection to events from April 28-May 4   Friday Community Washington State Apple Blossom Festival: continues through May 7, various times and Wenatchee locations, appleblossom.org Chelan’s Rhyme Time: 10 a.m., Chelan Public Library, 216 N. Emerson St., 682-513 Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m., Waterville Federated Church, 224 West Ash St., 855-2793 The River Academy...
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Pet of the Week

Calhoun is a funny boy with a sensitive side, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.
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Pictorial Past | Waterville girls club

Members of a Waterville girls club in the late 1890s.
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Our Past | 1945: A letter home from Okinawa

The following excerpts from a letter written by Cpl. Howard F. Ramin of the Medical Corps to Clyde and Edna Smeltzer were published in the April 26, 1945 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press.
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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 — 1917 Waterville Boy Scouts have started a paper drive with proceeds to be used for uniforms and other equipment. The first days of the effort resulted in an accumulation of 2,000 pounds. A.P. Keiser had a very successful sale of stock and farm machinery on his place on Badger Mountain...
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Smiles at Waterville egg hunt

Waterville's Easter egg hunt, held April 15 at Pioneer Park, was welcomed with pleasant weather and large crowds of children.
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Easter egg hunt in Mansfield

The Mansfield Lions Club sponsored an Easter egg hunt April 15 at Blue Stem Park. The day dawned crisp and clear with bright sunshine for the annual event.
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Entrepreneurs remain the key to America’s success

American entrepreneurs’ ability to invent, create and bring products and services to market makes our nation great. Their success generates the tax revenue which fund our schools and puts people to work.
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