The NCW Fair is here!

It's all happening on the plateau, the 130th NCW Fair is underway Thursday through Sunday. There will be lots of activities for the entire family including a variety of adult and youth exhibits, livestock fitting and showing, auctions, equitation, a dog show and more.
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Flood destroys Waterville home

Dale and Ashlee Prey and their son, Travis, were all home at their rental property on Highway 2 and Road I around 5 p.m. Aug. 10 when it started to rain hard. Soon they could see that water was backing up above the property and was going to be headed their way.
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Harvest: Faith, family and farming

Farm families are putting in long hours to get their crops silo-secured. Many wheat farms on the Waterville Plateau have farmed for generations and they share the belief that this work is more than a career choice — it is a way of life.
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Town of Waterville receives word of Public Works Trust funding

The Town of Waterville has been informed by the Public Works Trust Fund that it will be funded for sewer collection design and repairs. The town had applied for a loan of $900,000 to replace and reline 3,000 linear feet of the 52,000 linear foot system.
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East Wenatchee councilman appointed

EAST WENATCHEE — Rob Tidd, a project manager for the Corporation for Better Housing, is the newest East Wenatchee City Council member.
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Open house for East Wenatchee’s future roundabout

EAST WENATCHEE — The City of East Wenatchee and RH2 Engineering will host an informational open house Aug. 28 regarding the future roundabout at 3rd Street S.E. and Highline Drive. The event will be held at 5 p.m. in the East Wenatchee City Hall Rotunda. Handouts about the project will be available. City officials are also asking business owners in the area to give input on how the...
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Write On The River plans next open mic event

WENATCHEE — Need to try out a few pages of your recent inspiration? Want to read from your just-published memoir? Got poems? Join local writers for a fun and casual evening on Sept. 12 at Write On The River’s “Four Minutes of Fame” event. This year’s summertime venue is South, at 913 Front Street in Leavenworth. The deck opens up at 6:30 p.m., and readings start at 7 p.m. Food and...
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Link Transit services NCW Fair

WATERVILLE — Link Transit will serve the NCW Fair in Waterville with all trips of the Route 25 Aug. 22-23. Route 25 departs Columbia Station at 5:30 and 7:30 a.m., and 1:30, 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.; and returns from the fairgrounds at 6:25 and 8:25 a.m., and 2:25, 4:25 and 6:25 p.m. This route serves parts of East Wenatchee as well. The fare for this service is $2.50 each way, and seniors may ride...
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Stand Down event offers services for veterans

WENATCHEE — A North Central Washington All Veteran Stand Down will be held Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wenatchee National Guard Armory, 1230 Fifth St. The Stand Down provides goods and services for all honorably discharged vets, with a special emphasis on providing outreach and services to those vets who are homeless or at-risk. The event will also include an opening ceremony and free...
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Remembrance walk set for Sept. 14

WENATCHEE — The Compassionate Friends Wenatchee Valley Chapter will host its eighth annual Walk to Remember on Sept. 14 at Walla Walla Point Park. The event will help memorialize children and loved ones who have died and help bereaved families in their journey through grief. The two-mile “gentle” walk will start and end at Shelter 1 at the park and is open to anyone who has lost a...
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