Shocker volleyball hosts Lake Roosevelt

Waterville/Mansfield volleyball teams hosted Lake Roosevelt Oct. 16. They played well but came out on the losing end of their matches.
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Federated Church to hold winter apparel distribution on Oct. 27

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent Members of the Federated Church in Waterville have been collecting winter clothing to be distributed on Oct. 27 to anyone in the community in need. The distribution will be held at church, located at 224 W. Ash St., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Members will be distributing items such as coats, hats, gloves, scarfs, snow pants, boots and warm shirts...
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Town awarded $50,000 for street repair

The town of Waterville has received some money to help pay for emergency street repairs made on certain streets and intersections this month.
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Duvall elected to statewide board for county officials

WATERVILLE — Douglas County Auditor Thad Duvall was recently elected to an at-large position on the board of trustees of the Washington Association of County Officials. Duvall, one of three trustees elected, will serve a two-year term. The election of the trustees as well as 2018-2019 executive officers took place at the association’s 60th annual conference and business meeting held Oct....
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Waterville Town Council | Town goes to statewide business licensing system

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent In keeping with recent state legislation requiring all municipalities to join a combined licensing system by the end of 2022, the Waterville Town Council approved an ordinance at its regular meeting Oct. 1 which changes the procedures for issuing business licenses in town. Starting in 2020, business licenses will be issued through the Business Licensing...
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Candidate attends Waterville meet-and-greet event

Ann Diamond, a candidate for 12th District state representative, attended a meet-and-greet event at the Blue Rooster in Waterville on Oct. 6.
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Knemeyer new at Waterville

Steven Knemeyer joined Waterville High School this year as the new business and marketing teacher. Knemeyer has deep roots in the Waterville area.
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Waterville/Mansfield drops game to Wellpinit

By James Robinson Empire Press Correspondent The Waterville/Mansfield football team traveled to Wellpinit Oct. 5. It was a good game but the Shockers came up short losing to the Redskins, 58-38. The Shocker team had some good running plays, with touchdowns by sophomore quarterback Evan Simmons and a touchdown pass from Simmons to senior Jordan Draper. The Shockers were scoreless in the first...
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Shocker girls lose to Liberty Bell

The Waterville/Mansfield varsity volleyball team made a good showing but lost three of the five sets to the Liberty Bell Mountain Lions on Oct. 9 in the Shocker Dome. 
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School Meal Menu

Waterville’s menu for Oct. 22-25 Monday: Breakfast will be breakfast on a stick, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be corndogs, pork and beans, celery sticks, cucumber spears, apples, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast will be pancakes, yogurt, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be spaghetti, garlic bread, green beans, fruit cup, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast will be sausage, biscuit and gravy, fruit...
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