Humanities program hits home

Water scarcity and solutions for addressing it proved to be a topic that caught the sustained interest of the audience for the Humanities Washington program “H2OMG! Making Sense of Water Scarcity in an Insecure World” presented Oct. 6 at the Waterville Library.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported from Sept. 29-Oct. 5
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Waterville Players planning a variety show next April

The Waterville Players board of directors is currently planning its next event — a variety show to be held at the NCW Fair Community Hall April 27-28.
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1985: Halloween Weekend a fun community event

Based on the following article published in the Oct. 10, 1985 edition of the Waterville Empire Press, it looks like Waterville had a tradition for community-wide Halloween fun at that time.
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Douglas County Museum looking for a director

The Douglas County Museum board is in the process of looking for a new museum director. Lori Ludeman, who has served as director for many years, announced that she will retire after this season.
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Eastmont class keeps friendships

The Eastmont High School Class of 1962 has a lot of shared memories and even glories, including their senior year when the Wildcat football team defeated the Wenatchee Panthers in Wenatchee.
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Our Past | 1972: Baby shower doesn’t cut corners

Selected by Karen Larsen Women spent a lot of time planning and preparing foods for parties and gatherings decades ago. Nowadays, the pace of life is so fast and we are so focused on convenience that we usually make it easier on ourselves with store-bought party foods. Parties and social events also made it in the paper, a piece of attention that they don’t usually get today. This article about...
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Engineering firms to be interviewed Oct. 10

The Waterville Town Council scheduled a special meeting on Oct. 10 to interview three engineering firms that responded to recent Requests for Statements of Qualifications related to wastewater improvements. This was set by the council members during their regular meeting Oct. 2.
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Team races for Robert Parcells

Twenty-five Waterville residents gave their all in a Spartan race Sept. 17 in Snohomish to raise money and show support for Robert Parcells, who has been battling lymphoma since April.
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Kenners receive Yard of the Month

The yard of Steve and Lani Kenner was awarded Yard of the Month for September by the Waterville Tree Board.
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