Class wins state competition

Waterville High School's grade 10-12 science class was recently named the Washington state winner in the annual Solve for Tomorrow Contest sponsored by Samsung.
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Students present holiday concert

Waterville Elementary School students in kindergarten through fifth grade held their annual Christmas concert on Dec. 19. Each class sang two songs for the program.
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Teachers at Waterville | Meet Samantha Fletcher and Mia Thomsen

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent This is another in a series of interviews with teachers in Waterville.   Samantha Fletcher is in her third year of teaching junior high history and English at Waterville schools. She grew up in Cashmere and is used to a smaller community. Fletcher earned her Bachelor of Arts in Education degree from Eastern Washington University in Cheney...
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Christmas cantata at the Waterville Federated Church

By Suzanne Robinson Empire Press Correspondent The three Waterville churches — the Federated Church, United Lutheran and St. Joseph Catholic — have come together to form a community choir along with a children’s choir to perform the Christmas cantata “A Blest Messiah Born” by Larry Shackley. The performance is open to the community and will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 17 at the Federated...
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Santa Breakfast a fun time

Waterville Preschool held its annual Breakfast with Santa event Dec. 3 at the NCW Fairgrounds Community Hall. The holiday fundraising event has been held every December for almost 20 years.
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Federated Church holds bazaar

For generations, the Waterville Federated Church Women’s Guild has hosted the church's annual Christmas bazaar. This year’s bazaar was held Dec. 2.
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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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