Program builds strength in girls

There are 21 Waterville girls that are participating in the Girls on the Run program this year. The program provides a curriculum that helps girls to develop self-esteem, positive decision-making, teamwork and involvement in community.
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Good-looking lawns can still be water-wise

The third program in a series of Community Conversations on the topic of water was held at Waterville Library on March 28. Master Gardener David Larson instructed the audience on water-efficient lawn care.
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Waterville FFA holds donkey basketball fundraiser

Waterville High School's FFA chapter (Future Farmers of America) hosted its annual donkey basketball fundraising game March 21 in the school gymnasium.
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New work group member sought for Voluntary Stewardship Program

WATERVILLE — The Douglas County Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) Work Group is seeking a new member. The Voluntary Stewardship Program reduces the regulatory burden on the Douglas County agricultural community by protecting critical areas through voluntary conservation activities. VSP work group members are responsible for determining the direction of the program and helping it succeed....
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Foster Creek, South Douglas Conservation Districts to meet

WATERVILLE — The Foster Creek and South Douglas Conservation Districts will hold a special joint meeting at 5 p.m. April 10 in the Douglas County Courthouse, WSU Board Room on the second floor. The courthouse is located at 203 S. Rainier St. The purpose of the meeting is to update the Memorandum of Agreement between the two districts. For more information, call FCCD District Manager Amanda...
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Foster Creek board to meet April 10

WATERVILLE — Foster Creek Conservation District will hold a board of supervisors meeting at 2 p.m. April 10 at the FCCD office on the third floor of the Douglas County Courthouse. The courthouse is located at 203 S. Rainier St. For more information, contact District Manager Amanda Ward at 888-6373.
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Spring baseball, softball season begins for the Shockers

Lingering winter weather conditions required a change of plans as the Shockers spring baseball and softball season got underway last month.
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Area Genealogy Society meets April 8

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society will hold its next monthly meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. April 8 at the Douglas County Fire District 2 meeting room, 377 Eastmont Ave., East Wenatchee. WAGS member Diane Gundersen will present a program on “My Canadian Connections: Two Trips to Ontario.” The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information, call 782-4046.
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Genealogical Society features collection of church history

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society is featuring its local, national and international collection of church history and records during the month of April. Visit the WAGS website for a complete list of religion-related library holdings, Family Search tips, and three featured Ancestry webinars on using church records. You can also visit the WAGS library in the Museum Annex, 127...
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Erratics meet April 9

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m. April 9 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St., Wenatchee. Richard Waitt, research geologist with USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver, will discuss his book, “In the Path of Destruction — Eyewitness Chronicles of Mount St. Helens.” The...
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