Letter to the Editor | Holiday thank you

The Waterville Main Street Association would like to thank all who contributed in one way or another to the success of the annual lighting of our town’s Christmas tree. They include the Waterville branch of North Cascades Bank, Lori Leming, Michael Davies, the Proclaiming Brass, Pioneer Park Deli, A & G Brothers Construction, Knemeyers, the Federated Church and the Town of...
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Harmony Chapter awards 50-year pin to Gerri Hawkins

  By Eileen Bone Harmony Chapter No. 56, Order of the Eastern Star, celebrated 50 years of membership for Sister Gerri Hawkins on Oct. 18. Members gathered at the home of Eldon and Gerri in Waterville to present Gerri with her 50-year pin and certificate. Gerri’s family, including daughter Julie Rooney, who is also a member of Harmony Chapter, and her daughters Emily and Jane Rooney, as...
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Blood drive in Waterville on Dec. 20

WATERVILLE — The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 to 6 p.m. Dec. 20 at the NCW Fairgrounds in Waterville. The Red Cross is in critical need of life-saving blood during the holiday season. Donors are encouraged to use the Red Cross RapidPass process to start the process online before scheduling an appointment or planning a walk-in donation. To schedule an appointment or for more...
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Council receives recommendation to extend building moratorium

The Waterville Town Council heard a recommendation for extending the town’s current building moratorium for six more months at its Dec. 3 regular meeting.
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Workgroup meeting for stewardship program on Dec. 17

WATERVILLE — A workgroup meeting for the Douglas County Voluntary Stewardship Program will be held from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Dec. 17 in the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service/Farm Service Agency conference room, 203 E. Locust St. in Waterville. For more information, call Aaron Rosenblum at 423-5990.
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Winners selected for annual budget cover contest

Waterville Town Council members, at their regular meeting Nov. 19, selected the winners of the annual budget cover contest.
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School Meal Menu

Waterville’s menu for Dec. 17-20 Monday: Breakfast will be pancakes, yogurt, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be lasagna, breadsticks, broccoli, corn, applesauce, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast will be bagels with cream cheese, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be hot dogs, chili, salad, corn, diced tomatoes, peach cup, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast will be breakfast sandwich, fruit or juice,...
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Shockers win two, lose two on the road with Brewster, Republic

The Waterville/Mansfield boy's and girl's basketball teams took to the road for games with Brewster on Nov. 30 and Republic on Dec. 1.
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Waterville/Mansfield hosts Liberty Bell Dec. 4

  By James Robinson Empire Press Correspondent The Waterville/Mansfield Shockers had their first home Central Washington 2B League game of the season on Dec. 4 facing the Liberty Bell Mountain Lions. First up was the girl’s junior varsity. The Waterville/Mansfield team is young and building up skills. Liberty Bell was a very skilled team and very fast on defense as they were able to...
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Pictorial Past | Ready for baseball in Waterville

Four members of the 1912 Waterville Bunchgrass Baseball Team pose for a photo on main street with the pharmacy in the background.
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