Rusty Relic antiques opens

A new shop has opened up in Waterville at 103 N. Chelan Ave. next to the former location of the Waterville Library. The shop, called Rusty Relic, is owned by Charlene Knox of Bridgeport.
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Cemetery District No. 2, Fire District No. 4 ask for levy increases

There are two local levy measures on this November’s ballot. One is a levy of $0.29 per $1,000 assessed property value for Douglas County Cemetery District No. 2. The other is a levy lid lift of $0.97 per $1,000 assessed property value for Douglas County Fire District No. 4.
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Our Past | 1927: News from Waterville, Withrow and areas beyond

Selected by Karen Larsen In the past, the Empire Press published columns of news from all the communities of Douglas County. These news items talked about community events, but also about the comings and goings of individuals. I used to wonder if all the people whose news was published really wanted it to be in the paper. However, a friend who grew up in Waterville told me that she remembered her...
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported from Oct. 13-25
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Father-daughter dance coming Nov. 3

The NCW Fair will be holding a father-daughter dance with a theme of “I Love You to the Moon and Back” at the NCW Fairgrounds Community Hall from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 3.
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Waterville traditions on Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means that it is time for the Young Life Food Drive and the United Lutheran Church/Gateway Ministries Halloween Party.
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Volunteers in the Community

This article, about the volunteers that run the Waterville Recycling Center, is the first in a series that will focus on the efforts of volunteers and their contribution in Waterville.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported Oct. 9-15
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Our Past | 1988: Measure would bring 911 system to Mansfield

The following excerpts from an article published in the Oct. 27, 1988 edition of the Waterville Empire Press urge voters to approve a measure bringing the 911 system to Mansfield.
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Town awarded $50,000 for street repair

The town of Waterville has received some money to help pay for emergency street repairs made on certain streets and intersections this month.
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