Student artwork at museum

Artwork created by Waterville School students forms a part of the exhibits at the Douglas County Museum this season.
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Waterville Town Council | It’s time to sign up for swim lessons

Information about the swimming pool, which is to open July 18, was one of the items on the June 4 Waterville Town Council agenda.
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Walking History tours to be offered June-September

Waterville Main Street Association Secretary Jenna Dixon has planned four walking history tours of Waterville over the summer.
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Morley adjusts to job as NCW Fair manager

Carolyn Morley, a 2007 Waterville High School graduate, has been serving as NCW Fair manager since May 16.
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Our Past | 1938: Fairgrounds are site for Public Works Administration project

Selected by Karen Larsen The following article from the June 16, 1938 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press highlights how the Public Works Administration (PWA) provided funds and men to accomplish needed work at Waterville’s fairgrounds in anticipation of that year’s fair.   Forty Men Start Work at Fairgrounds Monday Forty men will be put to work at the fairgrounds here next Monday on...
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Library to open at new location

Contractors have been busy during the past few weeks preparing Waterville's new library location at 107 W. Locust St. The move is scheduled to happen from June 14-18 with opening June 19.
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4-H group will hold petting zoo June 16

The Gone Country 4-H group will hold a petting zoo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 at the Coastal Farm and Ranch store in East Wenatchee.
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On Main Street | Couple continues Estes Fruit Stand legacy

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent Estes Fruit Stand has been a part of the Orondo community for over 40 years now. Started by Jim and Joan Estes in the 1970’s, it was run by Joan after Jim passed away 25 years ago. Several years ago, Joan Estes was ready to retire, and Eliceo Solorio, who managed the Estes orchard for 25 years, looked into the possibility of leasing the orchard....
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Waterville Town Council: Rainier Street irrigation line now in use

The Waterville School and Waterville Cemetery have begun to use water supplied by the irrigation line installed along Rainier Street last summer. The town council learned about the progress of the project at its regular May 21 meeting. Council approved Pay Estimate No. 4, in the amount of $2,585 for electrical work on the project that was completed last fall but could not be tested until this...
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Ballot fills up for this year’s election

The filing period for this fall’s mid-term election ended on May 18. All positions on the ballot have at least one candidate.
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