Deishl in Olympia for ag advocacy

Washington Association of Wheat Growers (WAWG) Wheat Ambassador Lexi Deishl traveled to Olympia on a lobbying trip, Jan. 16-18, with a delegation from the association and from the Washington Grain Commission.
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Fair board discusses meeting with promotions consultant

NCW Fair Board members had a successful day-long session with fair consultant Sunny Saunders Jan. 29. 
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Grant/loan money for town’s wastewater collection system looks to be forthcoming

Waterville Mayor Royal DeVaney told town council members at their regular Feb. 5 meeting that the 2019 state budget contains $85,000 in loan and grant money for the Town of Waterville from the Department of Ecology to repair and update the town’s wastewater collection system.
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Ski hill forced to close Feb. 10-11; will reopen if more snow comes

The Badger Mountain Ski Hill was forced to close the weekend of Feb. 10-11 because of warm conditions that reduced the snow pack to below what is needed to operate.
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Nonprofit offers resources for kids

In 2017, a nonprofit called The Brave Warrior Project was formed to serve families in Okanagan, Grant, Chelan and Douglas counties who have children with serious illnesses or disabilities.
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Game night to be held for the Orondo community

Orondo Town Hall is sponsoring a community game night at 6 p.m. Feb. 15 at Orondo Elementary School.
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Shockers boys basketball team lives to fight another game

After a promising start to the Central Washington 2B League season, the Waterville-Mansfield boys basketball team had difficulties down the home stretch of league play — especially on the road.
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Shocker girls season is cut short

The Shockers girls basketball team fell to DeSales from Walla Walla on Feb. 9 in Granger, 50-32. The loss ended Waterville/Mansfield’s season. “They had a fantastic year," coach Kieth Finkbeiner said.
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Shockers meet Raiders Friday

The Waterville/Mansfield boys basketball team fell to Oroville, 57-35, Feb. 10 in CW2BL district play and move on to play Lake Roosevelt Feb. 16 in a loser-out contest.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Feb. 3 Rock Island, trespass: BJ’s Rock Island, the sheriff’s office was contacted for help in removing a patron from the establishment. The person voluntarily left by the time the deputy arrived. Bridgeport, miscellaneous: 1100 block of Fairview Avenue, a vehicle was stopped for not using a turn signal. The deputy noticed a gun case in the vehicle. A passenger in the vehicle, who was...
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