Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the July 8 commission meeting held at the district’s East Wenatchee office: ? Amended administrative bulletin 9.5, alternate bid procedure for the purchase of materials, equipment or supplies as authorized by the Legislature. ? Amended administrative bulletin 9.2,...
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GWATA presents entrepreneur panel discussion

WENATCHEE — The Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance will host “Entrepreneurial Panel: New and Emerging Industries,” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 23 at the Confluence Technology Center, 285 Technology Center Way, Wenatchee. The local panelists include Kyle Hendrickson, founder and CEO of Foray Coffee; Allie Jordan, co-founder and co-owner of The Happy Crop Shoppe; and William Gant,...
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Genealogical society to feature war records in July

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society (WAGS) is featuring its collection of early United States military records from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War during the month of July. Included in the unique database is the collection “Civil War Veterans Records for Eastern Washington,” compiled by member Fred Pflugrath, containing information on over 2,400 men who fought on...
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Pet of the Week

Millie is a wonderful girl, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.
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‘Weird Al’ tour comes to town

WENATCHEE — “Weird Al” Yankovic, the king of comedic and parody music, brings his “Strings Attached” tour to the Town Toyota Center on Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m. The show will also feature the Wenatchee Valley Symphony. Since his first-aired comedy song in 1976, he has sold more than 12 million albums and recorded more than 150 parody and original songs. Yankovic’s...
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Waterville mayor’s race: It starts with sewer upgrades

WATERVILLE — Sewer system upgrades. It may not be the flashiest campaign platform, but all three candidates running for Waterville mayor said that’ll be the first item on their list if elected. They re running to replace Royal DeVaney, who’s retiring after 27 years as mayor.
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Waterville Days this weekend

Waterville Days, sponsored and organized by the Waterville Main Street Association, will be held July 12-13. There is lots of fun planned with the annual spaghetti feed, music, vendors, car and quilt shows, kids activities and everyone's favorite parade.
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Parkway Pileup a success

Approximately 130 cars lined both sides of the street for a two block radius at the intersection of 9th Street and Valley Mall Parkway on June 29, as residents and visitors celebrated East Wenatchee’s 6th annual Eastside Parkway PileUp Cruise-in Car Show.
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Town council | Street work update

During the July 1 Waterville Town Council meeting, council members had an update of the the Walnut Street Reconstruction Project. Work is moving forward as planned and Walnut Street has been resourced and the new sidewalk is in.
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Eastmont Parks plans community center forum

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont Metropolitan Park District has begun the process of purchasing a building at 230 N. Georgia Ave., across the street from its office, with plans to turn the structure into a community center and expand Parks and Recreation programming. The building has been occupied by the Living Room Church which is relocating. A public forum will be held July 15 at 5:30 p.m. at...
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