Council receives recommendation to extend building moratorium

The Waterville Town Council heard a recommendation for extending the town’s current building moratorium for six more months at its Dec. 3 regular meeting.
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Wings ’n Wishes celebrates the holiday season

Scenes from the 2018 Wings ‘n Wishes Christmas celebration held Dec. 6 at East Wenatchee City Hall. All photos by Empire Press Correspondent Darlene Paterson   Two reindeer graze near East Wenatchee City Hall. (Empire Press photo/Darlene Paterson) Volunteers prepare to serve s’mores. (Empire Press photo/Darlene Paterson)
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Winners selected for annual budget cover contest

Waterville Town Council members, at their regular meeting Nov. 19, selected the winners of the annual budget cover contest.
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Shockers win two, lose two on the road with Brewster, Republic

The Waterville/Mansfield boy's and girl's basketball teams took to the road for games with Brewster on Nov. 30 and Republic on Dec. 1.
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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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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported from Nov. 29-Dec. 5
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Our Past | 1978: Mansfield High School students write about their school

The following selections come from student contributions regarding the classes and activities offered at Mansfield High School in the winter of 1978.
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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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Wings ’n Wishes attracts hundreds

A large crowd gathered at East Wenatchee City Hall on Dec. 6 to usher in the Christmas season at the annual Wings 'n Wishes holiday event. Cold temperatures did not hinder parents, children and community members as they waited for Santa.
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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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