Documentary explores Apple Blossom history

WENATCHEE — The Apple Blossom Festival is celebrating its 100th Anniversary this year and has produced a documentary film, presented by Stemilt Growers, as way to honor this milestone. The premiere showing will be held at 7 p.m. April 20 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. The documentary follows the 2018 Apple Blossom royalty selection process as well as the events of 2018 festival. It...
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Dementia workshop will focus on dining

EAST WENATCHEE — The Washington State Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will present a free workshop from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. April 23 for anyone caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia. It will be held at Aging and Adult Care of Central Washington, 50 Simon St. S.E., East Wenatchee. The program will focus on the effects of dementia on dining. For more information,...
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ESL and Citizenship Preparation Grant now available

WENATCHEE — The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) now has grant applications available for organizations in Central Washington that provide adult education assistance to families employed in the tree-fruit industry. Organizations assisting farm and ag workers and their families attain scholastic success through access to English as a Second Language (ESL) and citizenship preparation...
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Pictorial Past | Thinking of the coming year

These Waterville Chamber of Commerce officers give a lot of thought as to how to make Waterville a better place in 1969. Newly installed were Steve Still, vice president; Robert Fisk, president; and Joanne Whitehall, secretary-treasurer. (Provided photo/Wenatchee World...
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Our Past | 1985: Waterville school news

This article from the April 18, 1985 edition of the Waterville Empire Press was written by a Waterville High School student of the time, Celia Sperline. It introduces some of the happenings around the school.
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Davies joins Waterville council

The April 1 Waterville Town Council meeting began with a swearing-in ceremony for Michael Davies. Davies was appointed to serve in Position 1 until the Nov. 5 general election. The position was previously held by Jenna Dixon, who resigned in February.
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Waterville hosts Leadership Day

Waterville School hosted its annual District Leadership and Learning Day on March 28. The event was well-attended by students, staff, families, friends and the community. This year’s theme was “Above and Beyond.”
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Easter egg hunt will be April 20 in Pioneer Park

 Waterville’s annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by North Cascades Bank, will be held at 10 a.m. on April 20 in Pioneer Park.
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Problems at Orondo substation cause April 2 outage

About 1,200 Douglas County PUD customers on the Waterville Plateau were without power for most of the morning on April 2.
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Knights discuss medieval culture

A group of Waterville children and adults learned about medieval knights and culture during a visit by the Knights of Veritas to the Waterville Library on April 2. The program included hands-on demonstrations and audience participation.
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