Top yard named for June

James Koenig, who lives at 506 N. Columbia Ave., was honored when his yard was named by the Waterville Tree Board as Yard of the Month for June.
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Store meets housing needs

Habitat for Humanity has been functioning in the Chelan Valley for over 20 years. The Habitat for Humanity Store, located at 518 E. Woodin Ave. in Chelan, has been open since 2007.
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Group learns Waterville history

Jenna Dixon, current owner and resident of the Nifty Theatre, is leading a series of historic walking tours of Main Street this summer. The first tour was held on June 16.
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Student artwork at museum

Artwork created by Waterville School students forms a part of the exhibits at the Douglas County Museum this season.
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Serving Our Nation

Rodrigo E. Laguna Lagos has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., with a bachelor of science degree and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. Laguna Lagos is the son of Consuelo and Mike Seaton of Bridgeport. He is a 2010 graduate of Eastmont High School.
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Pet of the Week | Leo

Leo is pet of the week from Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.
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Lee second-grader, Chief for a Day

For the 16th year in a row, the Apple Blossom Festival began with a ceremony in Wenatchee’s Memorial Park to recognize six elementary school students who serve the area’s law enforcement agencies as “Chief for a Day.”
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4-H cares for its adopted barn

For the past seven years the Gone Country 4-H Club has held an annual workday at the NCW Fair sheep and goat barn. The group has adopted the barn and, in addition to other work, the members spend a day each spring cleaning it and getting it ready for the next fair. They also often have a special project that they do in the barn that day to make it a little more functional.
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Wooden trucks give local stamp

There are 6,000 NAPA Auto Parts stores in the U.S., and Waterville Auto Parts is one of these. Yet, Waterville Auto Parts has something very unique that cannot be found in any of the other stores.
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Birders watch snowy owls

The Mansfield area has had some guests from Arctic regions this winter. About four snowy owls have staked out wintering territory about three miles east of Mansfield.
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