Our Past | 1954: Sportsmen’s Club holds annual meeting

The following excerpts come from an article published in the March 18, 1954 edition of The Waterville Empire-Press.
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Waterville council seeks to fill vacant seat

Waterville Town Council members at their Feb. 19 meeting reviewed a letter of resignation from Jenna Dixon, who has been serving in Position 1 since January of 2018. Dixon wished to resign immediately saying that she was relocating to Arizona.
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Thespians perform winning plays

The culmination of a completely homespun production was realized Feb. 22-23 as Waterville Players performed the two plays that won last summer’s playwriting contest organized by the group.
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Deli owners celebrate 1st year

The Pioneer Park Deli will celebrate its first anniversary March 25. It has been a year of hard work, learning and fun for owners Debbie Angilley and Juanita Malone.
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Our Past | 1994: Boys play in B championship game

Selected by Karen Larsen This article was published in the March 10, 1994 edition of The Empire Press. Players whose first and last names are mentioned in the article include Phillip Johnson, Keith Mires, Mark Brandt, Ryan Nelson, Derek Whitehall and Kevin Daling.   Coming home a winner By Vickie Hammond The Waterville Shockers boys basketball team realized a dream on Saturday, March 6 as...
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Garden group thinks green

Gardening enthusiasts gathered Feb. 16 at the Waterville Library for Waterville Community Garden's garden planning party. Those attending discussed their experiences and shared knowledge for the upcoming season.
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A focus on senior fitness

Erin Cass, executive director of the Wellness Place in Wenatchee, would love to build flexibility, strength and increased fall-resilience into Waterville’s senior citizen population.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported from Feb. 15-21
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Our Past | 1986: The sounds of early Orondo

Selected by Karen Larsen It appears like John H.D. Smith was an older man at the time this piece was published in the Feb. 27, 1986 edition of the Waterville Empire Press. He looks back to memories, probably of his childhood, and overwhelmingly of the sounds that framed his early life in Orondo.   Orondo As I Knew It By John H.D. Smith A change of noises was evident as times changed in the...
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Rancher lobbys for rangelands

Palisades rancher Molly Linville spoke at the South Douglas and Foster Creek Conservation Districts/Douglas County Crop Improvement Association annual meeting Feb. 8 about loss that ranchers suffer when rangeland burns.
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