Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported from Dec. 17-24
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Our Past | 1996: Waterville Town Council transition and holiday giving

This week's column includes two selections from the Jan. 4, 1996 edition of the Douglas County Empire Press.
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Blood drives a tradition of giving

Giving blood at a Waterville Red Cross blood drive not only makes one feel good inside, but also gives one chances to catch up with friends, meet neighbors and eat some really special food. The most recent blood drive was held on Dec. 20.
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Baskets help brighten Christmas

For the third consecutive year, Gateway Ministries and United Lutheran Church worked together to create baskets for families in need in Waterville and the surrounding area.
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Waterville Town Council | Sheriff Morris gets ready for first elected term

Mayor Pro Tem Chuck Driver presided over the last Waterville Town Council meeting of the year on Dec. 17. Mayor Royal DeVaney had fallen on the ice that morning and had broken his arm.
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Four community organizations awarded grants for 2018

The Waterville Community Fund has awarded four grants in 2018 for a total of just over $7,500.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported Dec. 15-17
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Our Past | 1984: Coach Chuck Hammond praises junior high basketball performance

Selected by Karen Larsen This article, printed in the Dec. 27, 1984 edition of The Waterville Empire Press, tells of boy‘s junior high basketball games against Chelan. Most Waterville residents will find some familiar names.   Waterville Junior High team ends season with win The Waterville Junior High boy’s A and B basketball teams ended their season Tuesday, Dec. 18, with the A...
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A Christmas Cantata celebration

A large group of community members filled the Federated Church Dec. 16 for the second annual community Christmas Cantata. Everyone attending said the best part of the event was getting the community together.
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Steve Smith honored for service

A surprise party for town attorney Steve Smith took place after the Dec. 17 town council meeting. The special event was in honor of Smith's 30 years of service as attorney with the Town of Waterville.
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