Conservation district, county commissioners to meet

WATERVILLE — The South Douglas Conservation District will meet with the Douglas County commissioners at 9 a.m. May 21 at the Douglas County Courthouse. The courthouse is located at 203 S. Rainier St. in Waterville. A quorum will be present. For more information, call 745-9160.
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Shocker boys end season; girls move to league tourney

Waterville/Mansfield’s boys played Manson and Bridgeport, and the girls played Manson in CW2BL play. The Shocker boys were on the road to face the Manson Trojans on May 7. The Trojans came out on top, 7-2, in 7 innings. “Our team played a solid game against a solid team that has already qualified for the postseason,” said coach Owen Drew. “This is the type of game that can...
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Cemetery District suffers under failure of 2018 levy

An article in the Nov. 15, 2018 Empire Press gave the impression that the Douglas County Cemetery District 2 levy had passed with over 50 percent of the vote. This was incorrect as the levy required a supermajority of 60 percent to pass.
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Shockers post wins and losses

The Waterville/Mansfield Shockers baseball and softball teams braved a cold afternoon — with rain, sleet and hail — on April 29 against the Lake Roosevelt Raiders. They also played the Oroville Hornets May 2.
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Photo exhibit highlights Native life

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent During the month of May, Waterville Library is home to a photo exhibit depicting Native Americans from past and present. The exhibit, called “Beyond the Frame: To Be Native,” is a commemoration of the 150th birthday of Edward S. Curtis, a photographer who documented Native American life in his day. Curtis’ photos are a part of the exhibit, along...
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School Meal Menu

Waterville’s menu for May 13-16 Monday: Breakfast will be pancakes, yogurt, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be chicken noodles, whole wheat roll, red pepper slices, broccoli, cauliflower, pears, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast will be bagels with cream cheese, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be hot dog, chili, romaine salad, corn, diced tomatoes, peach cup, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast will be...
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Easter starts with annual egg hunt

It was a sunny, somewhat breezy day April 20 for the North Cascades Bank Easter egg hunt in Pioneer Park. The park was filled with eager children carrying Easter baskets, and parents and extended family members happy to watch.
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PTO carnival is fun for all

The annual PTO Carnival was held at Waterville School on April 19. The various grades, as well as a number of clubs, ran booths with games or sold concessions to raise money.
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St. Joseph youth group holding bingo night

The St. Joseph Catholic Church youth group will hold a bingo night from 5 to 7 p.m. May 5 at the church, 101 E. Poplar St.
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On Main Street | The Waterville Parlor is not only a barbershop

To owner Loyd Smith, The Waterville Parlor is about haircuts, but it is also about community. When he started the business in March of 2011, Smith decided to build an old barber shop atmosphere.
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