Vacation Bible School at Mansfield

The Mansfield Community Church hosted its annual Vacation Bible School, June 17-20. This year’s theme was "Submerged: Finding Truth Below the Surface." A group from North Albany Community Church in Oregon joined the Mansfield children for the week.
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Church’s Friday lunch program concludes a successful year

The Friday free lunch program held at the Federated Church served its last lunch of the school year on Friday, June 7.
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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. W.J. Emmons of Waterville and I.W. Wright, lumber dealer of Mansfield, are all registered guests at the Wenatchee Hotel. The St. Andrews and Pilot Rock school districts will hold a joint picnic at Bucks Grove next Friday. Mrs. Will Jenkin of St. Andrews entertained a...
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Pictorial Past | Pioneer watering hole

Withrow's first saloon. Do you know the date this was taken? Email us at weekly@empire-press.com.
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Our Past | 1960: A gathering of homemakers

In this article from the June 30, 1960 edition of the Waterville Empire Press the author neglected to specify what club was holding the meeting described. It looks like it was the “Homemakers Club.”
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Youth Sports provides opportunities

For the past few years, Waterville Youth Sports (WYS) has been providing year-around athletic opportunities for elementary-age children.
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DCFD4 celebrates new residence

Firefighters and auxiliary of Douglas County Fire District 4 gathered June 19 at the main fire station in Orondo to witness the ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new residence.
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Waterville Town Council | Water rates to be revisited

Administrators at Waterville’s school and cemetery as well as some Waterville town staff are not happy with the new water rate system. They are not the only ones. Some residents also feel the rates are so high that it is not feasible to water their lawns. A group of these people attended the June 17 regular town council meeting and aired their concerns. Mayor Royal DeVaney encouraged the...
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Waterville pool opens for season

The weather was hot and many children and families enjoyed opening day of the Waterville swimming pool on June 17.
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Waterville mayor candidate forum on June 28

WATERVILLE — The public is invited to attend a forum for the four candidates seeking to be the next mayor of Waterville. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. June 28 in Pioneer Park. The moderated forum will provide an opportunity to learn about each candidate and their platform. The candidates are Charles “Chuck” Driver, Jesse Daniel “JD” Greening, Loyd C. Smith and...
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