Shockers play last home game

The night was just right for a good football game up on the plateau. And there was no shortage of good plays and scoring for both the Waterville/Mansfield Shockers and the Yakama Tribal Eagles on Oct. 19.
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Shocker girls conclude season

Waterville/Mansfield held its last volleyball match of the season on Oct. 23 against Manson. The Shockers lost 0-3. The team has shown improvement throughout the season in ball control, set-ups and spiking.
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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 student prepares for upcoming ‘Nutcracker’ performance

Emma O’Connor, a freshman at Waterville High School, has been practicing six days a week for the upcoming performance of "The Nutcracker," scheduled for Dec. 7-9 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee.
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Community learns about project

Waterville Mayor Royal DeVaney and staff hosted an open house Oct. 15 for the community to learn more about the upcoming Walnut Street Reconstruction Project.
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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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