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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Waterville holiday season begins

Though the thermometer dipped below 20 degrees, Waterville residents still turned out in good numbers Dec. 6 for the town’s annual tree lighting ceremony in the North Cascades Bank parking lot.
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Breakfast with Santa a success

There was a great turnout for Waterville’s Preschool’s annual fundraiser, Breakfast with Santa, on Dec. 2 at the NCW Fair Community Hall. The event supports the preschool’s budget and helps to keep tuition low for families.
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Council approves 2019 final budget

The Waterville Town Council unanimously approved the 2019 final budget at its Nov. 19 meeting.
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Weed Management Area Steering Committee hosts membership meeting

WATERVILLE — The Douglas County Cooperative Weed Management Area Steering Committee will hold a membership meeting from 1 to 3 p.m. Dec. 10 at the WSU Extension Conference Room, located on the second floor of the Douglas County Courthouse, 203 S. Rainier St., Waterville. For more information, contact Aaron Rosenblum, Foster Creek Conservation District natural resource specialist, at...
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Foster Creek Conservation District to meet Dec. 12

WATERVILLE — Foster Creek Conservation District will hold a board meeting Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. at the Mansfield Community Hall on Main Street in Mansfield. For more information, contact District Manager Amanda Ward at 888-6372.  
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Shockers split games with Entiat in season opener

The Waterville/Mansfield Shockers hosted the Entiat Tigers on Nov. 27.
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The Federated Church Guild bazaar and lunch is Saturday

WATERVILLE — Members of the Waterville Federated Church Guild will hold their annual Christmas bazaar and luncheon from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 8, at the church, 224 W. Ash St. The event will feature area vendors with a variety of holiday gift items and decorations. Homemade cookies, from the traditional “cookie bar,” will be offered at $5 a dozen or $12 for three...
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School Meal Menu

Waterville’s menu for Dec. 10-13 Monday: Breakfast will be breakfast sandwich, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be nachos with meat, refried beans, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, bananas, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast will be sausage, biscuit and gravy, fruit or juice, milk; lunch will be toasted ham and cheese sandwich, chicken noodle soup, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, pears,...
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