School Meal Menu

Waterville’s menu for Feb. 18-21 Monday: No School – Presidents Day Tuesday: Breakfast will be bagels with cream cheese, fruit or juice milk; lunch will be hot dog, chili, salad, corn, diced tomatoes, peach cup, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast will be breakfast sandwich, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be sloppy joes, oven fries, black beans, celery sticks, oranges,...
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Shockers face Bridgeport Mustangs/Fillies

Waterville/Mansfield traveled to Bridgeport on Feb. 1 to face the Mustangs and the Fillies.
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Shockers conclude regular season with Lake Roosevelt

It was a rough night for the Waterville/Mansfield Shocker teams at home as they played their last games of the regular CW2B League season on Feb. 2 against the Lake Roosevelt Raiders.
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A sense of place | Historic preservation helps community see its way forward

WENATCHEE — Kris Bassett doesn’t just support the effort to save old buildings. She lives it.
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News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press 100 years ago — 1919 A letter from the Big Bend Empire in today’s Daily World states, “We note, by the Wenatchee World, that John A. Gellatly, Chelan County representative, was going to the Legislature with an idea of getting the state to build the road to Quincy around the Rock Island point … that...
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Pictorial Past | Governor attends park dedication

Washington State Gov. Clarence D. Martin, center, attends the dedication of the new city park in Waterville in 1936. (Provided photo/Myrna Nelson...
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Our Past | 1948: Lots happening at Waterville School

Selected by Karen Larsen The following excerpts come from an article published in the Feb. 12, 1948 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press.   School News Sports Mansfield defeated Waterville Friday by making a large percentage of their shots. Waterville’s offense was good but they made only a small percentage of their shots. The score at the end of the first quarter was 10 to 3. The...
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Mansfield celebrates homecoming

Mansfield School celebrated homecoming Jan. 26 with activities for everyone. Eddie Tapia and Andrea Lowman were announced as this year's king and queen. They were crowned by last year's king and queen, Ian Minatani and Abbi Smith.
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Conservation districts to hold annual meeting

WATERVILLE — The South Douglas and Foster Creek Conservation Districts, and Douglas County Crop Improvement Association will hold their annual meeting from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at the NCW Fairgrounds Community Hall in Waterville. Topics will include noxious weeds and livestock, fire management on rangelands, cultural resources, drones and agriculture, calibration of equipment, reading...
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Commission on historic preservation would welcome new members

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent A group of people who stepped forward to participate in Waterville’s Certified Local Government (CLG) Commission met for the second time on Jan. 28. Participation in Washington State’s Certified Local Government program provides access to financial and technical assistance for historic preservation that was made available through the National...
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