Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported from Sept. 20-27
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NCW Fair ends season in good financial shape

The NCW Fair Board received news at its Sept. 13 meeting that the fair is currently $42,290 in the black. The fair still has outstanding bills, premium points, matching obligations for construction projects and payroll for the rest of the year to cover with this money.
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Town receives a clean audit report for 2017

The Town of Waterville has passed through its 2017 full financial without any issues reported. An accountability audit covering the years of 2015-2017 was still underway as of the Sept. 17 Waterville Town Council meeting.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported from Sept. 13-18
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Our Past | 1982: Exchange students provide chance for intercultural interaction

The following excerpts were taken from an editorial printed in the Sept. 30, 1982 edition of the Waterville Empire Press.
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State speakers highlight programs that enhance historic preservation

Two speakers from the Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation were invited to the Sept. 10 Waterville Main Street Association meeting to shed light on several programs that may enhance historic preservation in Waterville.
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HawkWatch presents raptors up close

In North Central Washington raptors are all around us. As we are driving on rural roads, we often see them soaring in the sky, perching on posts or powerlines, and even swooping down to catch prey.
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Yard creates unique spaces for gardening and relaxation

The front yard of Chris and Carole Shedd's home at 508 N. Adams St. caught the attention of the Waterville Tree Board for the month of August.
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Our Past | 1945: Servicewoman writes home

Selected by Karen Larsen This article, published in the Sept. 13, 1945 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press, gives excerpts from letters written by Lt. Medora Fowler, a servicewoman from the Waterville area.   Following the Flag Lt. Medora Fowler wrote to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chase Fowler, about the excitement in Luzon when the news came of the Japanese surrender. The letter reads in...
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported from Aug. 30-Sept. 5
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