Blood drive volunteers retire

Peg Schmidt, who has been serving as Red Cross blood drive coordinator for Waterville since 2013, will be retiring after the Feb. 21 blood drive.
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Sharpening those basketball skills

Many Waterville elementary school children had their first session of Saturday basketball drills on Feb. 2.
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Committees, governor’s budget, and bad small business bills

By Rep. Keith Goehner On Monday, Jan. 14, I was sworn in to represent the 12th Legislative District in the Washington State House of Representatives. I am honored to serve such a great region of our state. The first few weeks in Olympia included meeting with constituents and colleagues, committee meetings, and a lot of homework on bills we will be considering in the weeks ahead. There are bills,...
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Rails & Ales brings winter sports competition to town

WENATCHEE — Numerica Credit Union, Mission Ridge and Badger Mountain Brewing will once again present the fifth annual Rails & Ales event on Orondo Avenue in downtown Wenatchee at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Snow and terrain park features from the mountain will be brought down for an evening of skiing and snowboarding in the heart of downtown Wenatchee. Rails & Ales attracts some of the best...
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Nate Weakley Project at Pybus on Feb. 15

WENATCHEE — The Nate Weakley Project will perform at the next Friday Night Music event at Pybus Market from 6 to 8 p.m. on Feb. 15. Band members are Nate Weakley, Evan Anderson on bass, Pete Hinkle on percussion, and Steve Clem on guitar. They play a mix of acoustic classic and modern rock along with original material. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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Kids Carnival at Pybus

WENATCHEE — It’s an afternoon of fun for the kids! Wenatchee area Kiwanis Clubs and Key Clubs will host a Kids Carnival from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Pybus Market Events Room. The carnival is free to all children from kindergarten through fifth grade. There will be carnival games, prizes, face painting and more. Children must be accompanied by adults. For more information,...
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Last Empty Bowls painting event on Feb. 17

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council will host the last in its series of Wenatchee Valley Empty Bowls community painting events from 1 to 6 p.m. Feb. 17 at Pybus Market. For a $10 donation or $35 for a family of up to five members, participants will receive a blank bowl, paint and instructions for designing their own creation. Participants are then invited to a soup and...
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Town agrees on reduced water price for fairgrounds well

The Waterville Town Council at its Feb. 4 regular meeting discussed details on an interlocal agreement with Douglas County for use of a decommissioned well at the NCW Fairgrounds. County Commissioner Kyle Steinburg was at the meeting to discuss the particulars of the agreement.
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Library art program with clay

As part of its Friday afternoon art programs, Waterville Library is offering a "Clay for Kids" class each first Friday of the month.
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Water Conservancy Board to meet Feb. 20

WATERVILLE — The Douglas County Water Conservancy Board will meet Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 4 p.m. at Waterville Town Hall. For more information, call 745-9160.  
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