Our Past | Assailant to be tried in shooting

The following excerpts come from an article published in the June 17, 1920 edition of The Big Bend Empire.
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Our Past | 1978: Preschoolers at fire station

Selected by Karen Larsen The following article, published in the June 15, 1978 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press, tells of a Waterville Preschool field trip to the Wenatchee Fire Station.    Pre-Schoolers Visit Wenatchee Fire Dept. Hdqs. By Sheri Viebrock The round trap door overhead opens and down slides our friendly guide, Gene Armour. This is the beginning of the preschool tour of...
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Our Past | 1930: County population falls

Below are two articles from the June 5, 1930 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press.
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Our Past | 1981: Community works toward putting in dirt bike track at Pool Park

This article, published in the June 4, 1981 issue of Empire Press, tells some of the story behind the bicycle track at the east end of Waterville’s Pool Park.
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Our Past | 1986: Column helps Waterville woman learn about new home

Bill and Shirley Phillips moved to Waterville from Auburn in 1983. Shirley soon took up writing her “Waterville Wanderings” column for the Empire Press.
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Our Past | 1948: Douglas County youth earn money with livestock

4-H livestock sales have been a part of life for youth in Douglas County for a long time, as can be seen in this article published in the May 20, 1948 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press.
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Our Past | 1978: No-hitter before league title for Shockers

Brent Biggar was a senior at Waterville High School when he pitched the no-hitter described in this article, published in the May 11, 1978 edition of the Waterville Empire Press.
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Our Past | 1972: Sisters who married brothers at Douglas church celebrate 25th anniversary

This article, published in the May 4, 1972 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press, tells of the 25th anniversary celebration for sisters Doris and Irene (Eggers) Viebrock, who married brothers Lewis and Ray Viebrock.
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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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Our Past | 1983: Waterville woman enjoys her railroad job

The following excerpt is from an article published in the April 23, 1983 edition of the Empire Press.
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