Our Past | 1975: Mires Service Center moves out of town

The following article was published in the Jan. 9, 1975 edition of the Waterville Empire Press. The move of Mires Service Center to a ranch north of town coincided with the beginning of Dave and Marvel Mires and family selling machinery for Bill Loomis. 
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Attorneys to hold free legal clinics in Waterville this year

Volunteer Attorney Services (VAS) is a nonprofit organization that has been providing free civil legal services to low income residents of Douglas and Chelan counties since 2002. The motto of the organization is “Bridging the Justice Gap.” Beginning Jan. 23, the group will be piloting walk-in legal clinics in Waterville to make services more available to people in need.
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Free art class Jan. 5 at the museum

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will host a Coyote’s Corner free art class from 11 a.m. to noon on Jan. 5. This class will focus on creating a colorful confectionery still life inspired by American painter Wayne Thiebaud. Children 4-11 and their parents or guardians are welcome to attend the class with Artist in Residence Rick Adams. It is sponsored by the...
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Bridal Première on Jan 5

WENATCHEE — If you are planning a wedding, this is the event for you! NCW Bridal Première 2019 will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 5 at the Town Toyota Center. For over 30 years, Bridal Première has assisted thousands of brides-to-be in planning their perfect wedding day. The event, sponsored by Katrina’s Wedding Boutique, is free to attend and will feature a fashion show of...
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Mended Hearts support group meets Jan. 7

WENATCHEE — Greater Wenatchee Mended Hearts Chapter 91 will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 7 at Confluence Health/Central Washington Hospital, conference rooms A and B on the ground floor. Dr. Roy Lin, cardiac electrophysiologist with Confluence Health, will present a program on “Managing Afib.” The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jan...
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Winter session of classes for Pybus University

WENATCHEE — Pybus University will hold its winter session of classes every Tuesday night from Jan. 8 through March 19. Classes are free, except where noted, and begin at 7 p.m. in the LocalTel Event Center at Pybus Market. Classes are taught by local volunteers with an interest and aptitude in the subject. Jan. 8: “Natural Immune Building: Natural Ways to Thrive Through Cold and Flu...
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Holiday pride shines bright in Waterville

  Waterville Chamber of Commerce members spent an evening before Christmas driving around the streets of Waterville to view the holiday lighting displays in front of homes and businesses. Putting up Christmas decorations outdoors is always a challenge, and so we are grateful for residents who have put up lights and other displays to show their pride in our community. These photos are just...
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MTW to present ‘Witness for the Prosecution’

WENATCHEE — Music Theatre of Wenatchee presents “Witness for the Prosecution,” its winter production, Jan. 10-12, 17-19 and 24-26 at 7:30 p.m., and Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Riverside Playhouse in Wenatchee. The production is one of Agatha Christie’s finest murder mysteries in a courtroom setting. Tickets are $15 and $12 for MTW members. To purchase tickets, call 663-ARTS or...
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‘Wayne’s World’ on the Big Screen

WENATCHEE — The Numerica Performing Arts Center will feature “Wayne’s World” for its monthly Movies on the Big Screen showing at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 10. The 1992 comedy is a spin-off of the “Saturday Night Live” skit about two slacker friends who try to promote their public-access cable show. It stars Mike Myers and Dana Carvey. The showing is part of the 2019 Cold...
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Films show fun in the winter outdoors

WENATCHEE — El Sendero brings its annual Backcountry Film Festival to the Numerica Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Jan. 11. El Sendero is a Wenatchee-based nonprofit all-volunteer organization made up of backcountry skiers, snowboarders, snowshoers and outdoor adventurers. The film festival will showcase 12 films about backcountry winter recreation focusing on skiing, environmental, social,...
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