Flywheel Investment Conference to be held in April

WENATCHEE — The 2019 Flywheel Investment Conference is now accepting applications from Washington state startups looking for funding. The Flywheel Investment Conference is a full-day event that generates momentum and resources for early stage companies. It is a unique opportunity for angel investors, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, startups and community members to come together to...
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School Meal Menu

Waterville’s menu for Jan. 21-24 Monday: Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No School Tuesday: Breakfast will be breakfast burrito, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be spaghetti, garlic bread, green beans, fruit cup, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast will be sausage, biscuit and gravy, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be corn dog, pork and beans, celery sticks, cucumber spears, apple,...
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YWCA starts mentor program

WENATCHEE — YWCA NCW announces the start of a new mentorship program for women. The organization is looking for women who wish to befriend, support and encourage other women of North Central Washington. The program specifically focuses on mentoring women facing homelessness, poverty and other barriers to economic success. Kathy Blauman, housing specialist at YWCA NCW, will oversee the...
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported Jan. 4-9
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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 — 1919 Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Brewer and children of Leahy were visitors at Mansfield on Saturday. Elizabeth McCormick returned to Brewster on Saturday to make her home. Her many friends are giving her a cordial welcome back to town. The formation of a new law partnership in Wenatchee was...
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Our Past | 1903: ‘News of the Week’ from the plateau

This is an early-day article, coming from the Jan. 15, 1903 edition of the Big Bend Empire.
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Pictorial Past | Attending school at Mansfield

Students from the first four grades of Mansfield School are shown with their teachers in 1946. Recognize anyone? Let us know by emailing weekly@empire-press.com. (Provided photo/Wenatchee World...
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Ski hill to open for this weekend

The Badger Mountain Ski Hill is set to open for the season on Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. The ski hill website noted that the storm of Jan. 8 and 9 brought six inches of new snow. 
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Shockers lose to Brewster

Waterville/Mansfield hosted the league-leading Brewster Bears at the Shocker Dome on Jan. 8. The Bears captured wins over the boys teams and the girls varsity.
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Shockers, Raiders face-off Jan. 5

The Waterville/Mansfield basketball teams traveled to Coulee Dam on Jan. 5  to take on the Lake Roosevelt Raiders. The girls continued their string of wins defeating the Raiders, 48-43.
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