Waterville schools host open house

Waterville schools hosted an open house and dinner Oct. 5 for parents and community members to observe the progress of the students.
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Amendola joins Waterville school

The Waterville School District welcomes Gemma Amendola as the new art teacher for grades 3 through 12. Amendola began working at the schools in February as one of the kindergarten teachers.
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Waterville Lions Club sponsors health screening visits

The Northwest Lions Foundation Health Screening Unit visited Waterville and Orondo schools on Sept. 25, providing hearing and vision evaluations for students. The visits were sponsored by the Waterville Lions Club.
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Library Friends will be honored

The Waterville Library will honor its Friends of the Library group as part of the 12th annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week Oct. 15-21.
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Waterville Library welcomes Bradford Loomis

The Waterville Library hosted a free storytelling concert for all ages by Bradford Loomis on Sept. 21.
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Visiting Washington, D.C. is a trip of a lifetime

This past July, I was able to travel to Washington D.C. with my daughter and her family as she received her doctoral degree in education.
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Busy fair for 4-H youth

Grace Richmond with her rabbit named Judas. (Empire Press photo/Suzanne Robinson)   By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent Opening day of the North Central Washington Fair is always an extremely busy time for area 4-H students. Judging of the animals and projects started at 8 a.m. Thursday. Elsie Munson of Waterville was at the fair at 7 a.m. to get her chickens ready for judging....
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Fun at the NCW Fair

Scenes from the 2017 North Central Washington Fair held Aug. 24-27   FFA market beef showing. (Empire Press/Suzanne Robinson) 4-H sewing project winners at the fair. (Empire Press/Suzanne Robinson) Sam Buckingham and his ministry team from Mansfield leads music for the community worship service on Aug. 27. (Emp
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McCoy headlining NCW Fair

A wide range of musical talent is scheduled throughout the run of this year's NCW Fair, Aug. 24-27. Country artist Neal McCoy is the headlining performer Friday night.
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4-H students gear up for fair

Many 4-H students in Waterville are gearing up for the NCW Fair next week. Animals are being groomed and trained for their showing, and projects are being completed to be shown in exhibits.
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