Mansfield kids get ready for NCW Fair

Mansfield 4-H and FFA members are primping, preening and making sure their livestock get an extra helping of food as they prepare to show their animals at the North Central Washington Fair Aug. 23-26.
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Slim Chance returns to Pybus

WENATCHEE — Slim Chance is back at Pybus Market for the Friday Night Music event from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 24. Chance performs a fun country-western/blues style with a blend of covers and originals. There is no cost to attend. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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‘Building Grand Coulee Dam’ presentation on Aug. 25

GRAND COULEE — The Bureau of Reclamation invites the public to the presentation “Building Grand Coulee Dam,” by Raymond “Paul” Giroux, on Aug. 25 at the Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center. The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. and there is no cost to attend. Giroux’s presentation highlights how the right men, the right machines, and the right methods all came together to build Grand...
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Lake Chelan Sailing Regatta set for Sept. 8-9

CHELAN — The 46th annual Lake Chelan Sailing Regatta will be held Sept. 8-9. The event, organized by the Lake Chelan Sailing Association, is open to all sailboats and sailors of all skill levels. Classes will include one design and Portsmouth. This year’s regatta will also include the Bainbridge Cup for the San Juan 21 class. This is a fun event and is not a points race for most...
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Reid family wins Yard of the Month

The Waterville Tree Board has chosen the yard of Ben and Wendy Reid on the west side of North Jackson Street as the July Yard of the Month.
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Library program on sounds

Heather Inczauskis, from the North Central Regional Library system, visited the Waterville Library on Aug. 16 and delighted children and adults with the "Science of Sound."
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Honor Rolls from Area Schools

Honor rolls in the Empire Press circulation area as submitted by the schools   Eastmont High School (East Wenatchee) The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Seniors: Orlando Anguiano, Erik Card, Julisa Carreon-Preciado, Gabriela Ceja, Emily Christensen, Kristin Dahlke, Michelle Delgado, Lidia Diaz-Alonzo, Shaylee Fry, Patricia Gonzales, Jaime Granados-Ramos, Jayce Grode,...
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Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the Aug. 13 commission meeting held at the district’s East Wenatchee office: Awarded software analyst Susan Martin with her 20-year service award. Awarded administrative assistant-relicensing Mary Mayo with her 25-year service award. Approved a...
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Pictorial Past | State dignitary attends the fair

Washington Gov. Clarence D. Martin, at far right, attends the 1939 Waterville District Fair (or Douglas County Fair as it was also known).
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Fairgrounds are prepared

Groups and individuals turned out Aug. 4 for Beautification Day to help prepare the NCW fairgrounds for the upcoming fair.
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