South Douglas Conservation District tree sale coming up; order by March 26

WATERVILLE — Area residents are reminded that March 26 is the deadline to place orders for the South Douglas Conservation District’s 30th annual spring tree and shrub sale. Native and adapted plant varieties are available for windbreaks, wildlife habitat, erosion control and landscaping. The catalog, which describes each plant’s growing needs and characteristics, may be picked up at...
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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 ? H. Martinson has resigned his position at the Waterville Hardware Co. and accepted a similar job with Wells & Wade Hardware Co. in Wenatchee. ? Tom Cole is the new bookkeeper at the Waterville Auto Company, having taken the place of Wilbur Elder. Elder resigned to go to Wenatchee...
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Pictorial Past | Waterville pioneer

Mathew Baines Malloy (1858-1926), a Pennsylvania transplant, sits in his law office in Waterville during the 1920s.
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Our Past | 1984: Economic committee holds early meetings

The following excerpts come from an article published in the March 22, 1984 edition of The Waterville Empire Press.
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Students attend DECA conference

Waterville High School seniors Colin Poppie, Marco Keech and Travis Prey attended the Washington DECA State Career Development Conference (SCDC) in Bellevue Feb. 28 to March 2.
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Waterville Town Council | Water and sewer rate increases to take effect March 20

Water and sewer increases in the Town of Waterville are to take effect March 20. The increases were approved in 2017 to take effect in 2018, but were delayed a year in order to allow time for large entities to work the increases into their budgets. Mayor Royal DeVaney gave a reminder of the increases at the March 4 regular town council meeting.
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Pancake supper a tradition

The Altar Society of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Waterville hosted its 35th annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on March 5. It has become a long-standing tradition among Waterville families.
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Waterville Library has a full schedule of programs for March

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent Waterville Library has a number of programs coming up in March. On March 14 at 5:30 p.m., Elizabeth Jackson of the Foster Creek Conservation District will lead a discussion entitled “Understanding the Nitrogen Cycle, Water Testing and Critical Aquifers.” This will be the second in a series of Community Conversations on the topic of water that are...
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Shocker girls celebrate season

The Waterville/Mansfield Shocker girls basketball teams and coaches held a season wrap-up pizza gathering on March 5.
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Informational workshops planned for Voluntary Stewardship Program

The Foster Creek Conservation District will host two community outreach workshops on March 22 about its Voluntary Stewardship Program. The first workshop from 10 to 11: 30 a.m. will be held at Bridgeport at City Hall, 1206 Columbia Ave. The second workshop from 2 to 3:30 p.m. will be held at Town Bar and Grill in Mansfield, 34 Main St. The Voluntary Stewardship Program involves all agricultural...
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