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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New pastor at St. Joseph’s

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waterville has a new priest. Father Brooks Beaulaurier, otherwise known as Father Brooks, took on the pastorate of the church beginning July 21.
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Mires sworn in as Waterville superintendent during June school board meeting

At the June 26 Waterville School Board meeting, Tabatha Mires was sworn in by Stephanie Stibal as school district superintendent, effective July 1.
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On Main Street | Providing local automotive repair and maintenance since 1994

This occasional column highlights business news in Waterville and in other Douglas County communities.
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Puppet show at Waterville library

The North Central Regional Library puppeteers entertained several community children and their parents at the Waterville Library on Aug. 2.
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Swim team holds awards picnic

The Waterville H2O swim team held its annual awards picnic Aug. 2, honoring 45 swimmers. This was a good year for the team, according to head coach Samantha Fletcher. 
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