Our Past | 1969: Mansfield girl moves up in Wheat Queen competition

The Washington Association of Wheat Growers wheat queen contest was a topic of an “Our Past” column some years ago.
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Fire destroys motorhome near Orondo

Fire destroyed a motorhome Oct. 25 on Highway 97, about 10 miles north of Orondo. The vehicle was traveling along the highway when flames erupted out of the engine compartment in the back cabin.
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Rusty Relic antiques opens

A new shop has opened up in Waterville at 103 N. Chelan Ave. next to the former location of the Waterville Library. The shop, called Rusty Relic, is owned by Charlene Knox of Bridgeport.
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Shockers play last home game

The night was just right for a good football game up on the plateau. And there was no shortage of good plays and scoring for both the Waterville/Mansfield Shockers and the Yakama Tribal Eagles on Oct. 19.
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Shocker girls conclude season

Waterville/Mansfield held its last volleyball match of the season on Oct. 23 against Manson. The Shockers lost 0-3. The team has shown improvement throughout the season in ball control, set-ups and spiking.
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IRIS | TLC keeps seniors in their homes

This is the seventh in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15.
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Full Circle Theatre presents Sherlock Holmes spoof

WENATCHEE — Full Circle Theatre Company presents Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Hound of the Baskervilles” Nov. 9-10, 16-17 and 23-24 at the Riverside Playhouse in Wenatchee. The group will present its production at 8 p.m. each night. “The Hound of the Baskervilles” is Doyle’s most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story given a funny makeover. Tickets are $15. For more...
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Symphony presents ‘Beethoven and Borodin’

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Symphony presents “Beethoven and Borodin,” the second concert of its 2018-19 season, at 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 in D major and Borodin’s “Heroic” Symphony No. 2 in B minor will be presented. Guest performer will be violinist Rachel Patrick, who has entertained concert-goers around the...
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Cemetery District No. 2, Fire District No. 4 ask for levy increases

There are two local levy measures on this November’s ballot. One is a levy of $0.29 per $1,000 assessed property value for Douglas County Cemetery District No. 2. The other is a levy lid lift of $0.97 per $1,000 assessed property value for Douglas County Fire District No. 4.
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Museum hosts program on Wenatchi fishing rights

WENATCHEE — Native American historian E. Richard Hart will present a program on “Wenatchi Right to Fish” from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St. Hart will speak about the current status of Wenatchi fishing rights on the Wenatchee River. His newest book “American Indian History On Trial: Historical Expertise in Tribal...
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