Pet of the Week

  Marco has a grand personality that will light up your life, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. He is a 3-year-old, medium-size, brown and white Pembroke Welsh Corgi/basset hound mix. Marco is friendly, fun and active, and gets along very well with other dogs at the shelter. He would do well with an active family to take him on adventures, especially hiking....
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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 — 1918 L.T. Milner, a prominent rancher in Waterville, was in Wenatchee Saturday evening. J.M. Stoddard and E.M. Fritts of Waterville were visitors at Mansfield Tuesday afternoon. The Women’s Missionary Society of the Christian Church in Mansfield held an outing Thursday at Grimes...
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Our Past | 1954: NCW District Fair just around the corner

Selected by Karen Larsen This article, published in the Sept. 9, 1954 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press, gives some details about that year’s North Central Washington District Fair. At that time, the fair was held in the middle of September. Horse races have been an important part of the fair since its early days.   Final Plans Set For Six-County Fair Here Sept. 17-19 Final plans are...
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Pictorial Past | The early day town of Douglas

The town of Douglas in 1909. The large building in the center of the photo, with the row of windows, housed the Douglas Record newspaper, Wolverton General Store and the Douglas State Bank. The white building in the lower right was a hardware store. At the top left, was the school, and at the top right was the former German Lutheran Church built in 1890. (Information and provided photo/Darrin...
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A good year at the NCW Fair

Crowds braved smoky air, and some cool, drizzly weather to enjoy the NCW Fair Aug. 23-26. A variety of activities and attractions were on tap for young and old.
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Chelan-Douglas Land Trust earns national recognition

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust has been awarded re-accreditation with the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT) was...
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Marriage Licenses

Issued in Douglas County Daniel John Crumb, 67, and Diane Elaine Garlini, 65, both of East Wenatchee.
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Roger D. Bean

Roger D. Bean, 80, of East Wenatchee, died on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Arrangements are by Heritage Memorial Chapel, East Wenatchee.
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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 — 1918 After an inspection tour by some professors, Washington State College has decided to keep maintaining its experimental stations at Waterville and Winthrop. Mrs. A.R. Case of Mansfield is spending a month in Oregon. Two women are now employed as rural mail carriers at Brewster....
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Pet of the Week

  Ranger is a big brute of a guy with a grand personality, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. He is a 4-year-old, large-size, white and brown pit bull/terrier mix. Ranger is all smiles and tail wags and is eager to make friends. He loves people and craves attention. Ranger longs for an active lifestyle of going on hikes, walks and playing fetch. This guy’s...
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