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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New weeds to watch for in Douglas County: Scotch Thistle

This is the fifth in a series of articles that introduces readers to new weed invaders in Douglas County.
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Waterville Town Council | Public hearing on building moratorium draws participation, comment

Several Waterville residents turned out Aug. 6 for a public hearing on the six-month building moratorium instituted by the Waterville Town Council in June.
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Vacation Bible School is busy place

Waterville’s week-long Vacation Bible School, held this year at the Federated Church, had 63 registered participants with the theme of “Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus.”
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Stats released for Waterville swim team

By James Robinson Empire Press Correspondent Statistics have been announced for Waterville’s H2O swim team for the 2018 summer season. For for the all-league championship meet on July 28, individual swimmers’ points are: Boys (age 8 and under): Branson Barnes, 17 points; Wyatt Williams, 14; Timothy Tonseth, 12; Parker Graden, 4; Konner Kendrick, 4; and Ty Nelson, 4 Girls (8 and...
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Library visitors Jump for Joy

Susan Wickett-Ford, a teaching artist from Silver Kite Community Arts of Seattle, entertained children at the Waterville Library on Aug. 7 with the program "Jump for Joy: Village Rhythms from Around the World."
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NCW Fair: A look at the past

Scenes from fairs of the past. This year’s NCW Fair runs from Aug. 23-26.   Some of the many concession offerings at the 2009 NCW Fair. (Wenatchee World file photo/Kathryn Stevens) Kids have fun riding the Paratrooper at the carnival during the NCW Fair in 2010. (Wenatchee World file photo/Mike Bonnicksen)
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Kids’ zone provides a range of activities

Families attending the NCW Fair this year can look forward to visiting the Kids’ Zone.
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Don’t miss the Big Bend Roundup Rodeo Aug. 25 and 26

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent The Big Bend Roundup Rodeo is an integral part of the NCW Fair. The event is held each year on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. It will begin this year at 4 p.m. Aug. 25 and at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 26. The price of fair tickets includes admission to the event, though tickets for covered grandstand seating are an extra $5. The rodeo includes a variety of events,...
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NCW Fair is almost here

Are you ready for four days of great family fun? Make plans to come on up to Waterville... the NCW Fair is just around the corner! This year's fair runs from Aug. 23-26 and it will be packed with something for everyone.
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