Waterville lights on for holidays

A good-sized crowd gathered at the North Cascades Bank parking lot in Waterville Nov. 30 to welcome the Christmas season with music, food, friendship and lights.
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Foster Creek CD to meet Dec. 12

WATERVILLE — The Foster Creek Conservation District will hold its next board meeting on Dec. 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the WSU Extension conference room located on the second floor of the Douglas County Courthouse, 203 S. Rainier St. For more information, contact Amanda Ward, district manager, at 888-6372 or visit fostercreekcd.org.
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On Main Street | New dress style turns into a satisfying home business

This occasional column highlights business news in Waterville and in other Douglas County communities. If you have business news that you would like to appear in this column, email larsen.karen.y@gmail.com.
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Library is busy in December

Check out the Waterville Library as a source of inexpensive gift ideas that will be cherished this holiday season, along with many activities to participate in during December.
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School Meal Menu

Waterville’s menu for Dec. 11-15 Monday: Breakfast will be pancakes, yogurt, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be chicken noodles, whole wheat rolls, red pepper slices, broccoli, cauliflower, pears, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast will be bagels with cream cheese, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be hot dogs, chili, romaine salad, corn, diced tomatoes, peach cup, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast...
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NCESD Education Foundation awards teacher classroom grants

WENATCHEE — Teachers from Eastmont, Brewster, Bridgeport, Mansfield, Palisades and Waterville have been awarded classroom grants from the North Central Educational Service District Education Foundation. They are among 93 teachers from throughout North Central Washington awarded $31,000 in grants this year in the areas of literacy, STEM/STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math),...
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Boys capture win over Entiat

The Waterville-Mansfield boys basketball team got off to a good start to the season Dec. 1 in Entiat, beating the host Tigers 44-34.
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Girls lose in opener with Entiat

The Waterville-Mansfield girls basketball team lost to Entiat 57-36 on Dec. 1 in both teams’ first basketball game of the 2017-18 season.
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Shockers teams split games with Brewster

The Waterville/Mansfield Shockers had some ups and down on the basketball court Dec. 2 against the Brewster Bears in Central Washington 2B League play.
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Pictorial Past | Harvest on the Waterville Plateau

A wheat threshing team on the Waterville Plateau in the early 1900s.
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