Waterville lights on for holidays

A good-sized crowd gathered at the North Cascades Bank parking lot in Waterville Nov. 30 to welcome the Christmas season with music, food, friendship and lights.
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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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Veterans celebrate their holiday

Veterans and their families gathered Nov. 11 at the Coyote Pass Café for a free meal of pot roast, vegetables, coleslaw, dinner rolls and dessert.
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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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Orondo holds fourth town hall

Residents met for another town hall at Orondo School on Nov. 1. The purpose of the evening was to explore community opportunities and challenges.
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World-renowned pianist Jody Graves returns to Wenatchee for performance

11/1/17: This story has been updated with the time of the performance.   By David Heiling Empire Press Correspondent Wenatchee-raised Jody Graves has done piano performances and speeches around the world. Now a professor at Eastern Washington University, Graves uses her platform to educate, enrich and please audiences from all walks of life. Empire Press Correspondent David Heiling talked...
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Making a Home in Douglas Co.

This is the third in a series of articles about people who have come to Douglas County from places near and far and have thrived here.
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Fire District 2 hosts open house

Hundreds of people came together on Oct. 14 to learn about Fire Prevention Week at the Douglas County Fire District 2 firehouse in East Wenatchee.
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Wings & Wheels Festival fun

Scenes from the 2017 Town Toyota Wings & Wheels Festival held Oct. 5-8 at Eastmont Community Park. All photos by Empire Press Correspondent David...
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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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