Fairgrounds are prepared

Groups and individuals turned out Aug. 4 for Beautification Day to help prepare the NCW fairgrounds for the upcoming fair.
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New weeds to watch for in Douglas County: Scotch Thistle

This is the fifth in a series of articles that introduces readers to new weed invaders in Douglas County.
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Grass Valley Fire burns in Douglas, Grant counties

MANSFIELD — The Grass Valley Fire burning in Douglas County and parts of Grant County was 40 percent contained as of Monday evening, Aug. 13, according to information provided by the Southeast Washington Interagency Incident Management Team. The fire started just after 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 11, near the intersection of Highways 17 and 172 by Sims Corner, about 12 miles east of Mansfield....
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported from Aug. 2-8
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Lucky Break Boys at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Are you ready for some toe-tappin’ music to close out your week? The Lucky Break Boys will perform for the next Friday Night Music event at Pybus Market from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 17. The local duo of Jeff Heminger and Bill Dobbins perform a mix of bluegrass, folk and old-time standards, along with some “newer old stuff.” For more information,...
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Marriage Licenses

Issued in Douglas County Abbey Dawn Huffman, 23, and Anthony Derrick Realme, 26, both of Waterville. Troy Alexander Wilson, 51, and Homer Shawn Sypeck, 48, both of Juneau, Alaska.
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First-ever free dump day set for unincorporated Douglas County residents

From The Wenatchee World EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County residents — those who live outside any city limits — have a chance to make a free run to the dump for the first time ever. “Residents within city limits have been offered free disposal days in the past because of city contracts with their hauling companies,” said Douglas County Solid Waste Coordinator Becci Piepel. “County...
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Quilt and Fiber Art Festival on Aug. 17-18

WENATCHEE — The North Central Washington Quilt Guild presents its Quilt and Fiber Art Festival on Aug. 17-18. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at the Town Toyota Center. The festival will feature over 300 quilts on display, a special exhibit, a merchant mall, an artisan consignment shop, a beaded art display, live demonstrations, a silent auction, a quilt raffle and...
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Master Gardeners to host Tomato Gala

WENATCHEE — If you love tomatoes, this event is for you. Washington State University Chelan-Douglas Master Gardeners will hold their eighth annual Tomato Gala on Aug. 18. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Community Education Garden at the northwest corner of Springwater and Western avenues in Wenatchee. A wide variety of heirlooms, hybrids, cherry and paste tomatoes will be...
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Waterville Town Council | Public hearing on building moratorium draws participation, comment

Several Waterville residents turned out Aug. 6 for a public hearing on the six-month building moratorium instituted by the Waterville Town Council in June.
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