Town council declares a moratorium on cryptocurrency mining

The Waterville Town Council voted unanimously April 16 to institute a one-year moratorium on new cryptocurrency mining operations in town. Operations that were already licensed before April 16 will still be allowed to operate.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported April 14-19
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Community Garden becoming reality

Main Street Association members and town residents gathered April 14 for a workday to construct bed frames for the Waterville Community Garden.
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Wooden trucks give local stamp

There are 6,000 NAPA Auto Parts stores in the U.S., and Waterville Auto Parts is one of these. Yet, Waterville Auto Parts has something very unique that cannot be found in any of the other stores.
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Our Past | 1972: Apollo Club gives its annual performance in Waterville

The Wenatchee Apollo Club made annual appearances in Waterville until just a few years ago.
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Tree and shrub sale a success

Fifty-six individuals and families put in orders at this year’s South Douglas Conservation District tree and shrub sale. Pickup was held April 7 at the NCW Fairgrounds.
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Waterville Players show upcoming

A group of children and adults are working hard each week to prepare this year’s Waterville Players variety show to be held April 27-28 at the NCW Fairgrounds.
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BlackHawk will appear at this year’s NCW Fair

The 2018 NCW Fair will feature BlackHawk as the headlining group for the grandstand show Aug. 24. The contract was announced at the April 12 regular fair board meeting. 
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported April 8-12
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Our Past | 1966: Waterville girls receive honors for Camp Fire work

Selected by Karen Larsen Ronda (Daling) Cordill, who is now a resident of Cheney, was highlighted in this article about the Camp Fire Grand Council Fire published in the April 21, 1966 edition of The Waterville Empire-Press. Cordill said she remembers the annual event as being a special ceremony of culmination after a year of hard work. “You really wanted to show the best of you,” Cordill...
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