Club at Orondo keeps kids active

If you drove by Orondo School on Tuesday or Thursday afternoons in October, you may have seen a group of third to fifth grade children participating in the Run and Other Fun Club.
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Shocker gridders lose to Entiat

It was a cold evening for football on Oct. 12 and the Entiat Tigers made it colder for the Waterville/Mansfield Shockers winning the game 68-24.
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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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Shocker volleyball hosts Lake Roosevelt

Waterville/Mansfield volleyball teams hosted Lake Roosevelt Oct. 16. They played well but came out on the losing end of their matches.
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Federated Church to hold winter apparel distribution on Oct. 27

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent Members of the Federated Church in Waterville have been collecting winter clothing to be distributed on Oct. 27 to anyone in the community in need. The distribution will be held at church, located at 224 W. Ash St., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Members will be distributing items such as coats, hats, gloves, scarfs, snow pants, boots and warm shirts...
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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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Family fun at Wings & Wheels

The 16th annual Town Toyota Wings & Wheels Festival was held on Oct. 6. The four-day event was held at Eastmont Community Park, Pangborn Memorial Airport and at the Red Apple Flyers Field in East Wenatchee.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported Oct. 5-7
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Waterville Town Council | Town goes to statewide business licensing system

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent In keeping with recent state legislation requiring all municipalities to join a combined licensing system by the end of 2022, the Waterville Town Council approved an ordinance at its regular meeting Oct. 1 which changes the procedures for issuing business licenses in town. Starting in 2020, business licenses will be issued through the Business Licensing...
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