Library is busy in December

Check out the Waterville Library as a source of inexpensive gift ideas that will be cherished this holiday season, along with many activities to participate in during December.
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Federated Church holiday bazaar on Dec. 2

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent The Waterville Federated Church Guild will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2 at the church, located at 224 W. Ash St. Each year the bazaar provides a great opportunity to Christmas shop, find unique gifts and special items, or just enjoy the lunch and cookie bar. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. with a choice of of soup or...
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Church hosts harvest dinner

The Federated Church in Waterville hosted its annual community harvest dinner on Nov. 15. Over 90 people came out to share a delicious meal and celebrate another successful harvest on the Waterville Plateau.
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Orr offers garden gift ideas

Master Gardener Bonnie Orr returned to the Waterville Library Nov. 16 for a program on "Gifts from the Garden." The presentation was sponsored by the Friends of the Waterville Library.
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Girl Scout members are honored

Five girls from Girl Scout Troop 1326, led by Amber Zones of Waterville, recently celebrated their bridging ceremony which enters them into the next level of Girl Scouts.
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Alyssa Hansen attends Girls State

Earlier this year, the Waterville Philomathic Club of the General Federation of Women's Clubs selected Alyssa Hansen from Waterville High School to be its representative to attend the American Legion Auxiliary Evergreen Girls State program June 11-17 at Central Washington University in Ellensburg.
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Waterville Library hosting ‘Gifts from the Garden’

Looking to solve a gift-giving dilemma? Washington State University Extension Master Gardener Bonnie Orr will present a program on "Gifts from the Garden" at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Waterville Library.
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Halloween fun in Waterville

Halloween activities are a tradition in Waterville. Preschool and elementary school students enjoyed a day of Halloween fun at school and downtown on Oct. 31.
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New teachers | Anastazia Burnett joins staff teaching fifth grade

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent This is a second in a series of interviews with new teachers in Waterville.   Waterville schools welcome Anastazia Burnett as the new fifth grade teacher. Burnett spent much of her childhood in Waterville, starting in the fourth grade. She graduated from Waterville High School in 1999. Burnett attended Wenatchee Valley College through the...
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Artist paints barn quilt

The Waterville Downtown Association enlisted the help of professional artist Lynne McCowin of Ellensburg to paint a barn quilt on the side of the Knemeyers Eatery & Spirits.
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