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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Eastmont class keeps friendships

The Eastmont High School Class of 1962 has a lot of shared memories and even glories, including their senior year when the Wildcat football team defeated the Wenatchee Panthers in Wenatchee.
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Team races for Robert Parcells

Twenty-five Waterville residents gave their all in a Spartan race Sept. 17 in Snohomish to raise money and show support for Robert Parcells, who has been battling lymphoma since April.
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Kenners receive Yard of the Month

The yard of Steve and Lani Kenner was awarded Yard of the Month for September by the Waterville Tree Board.
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Joe Roberts has dream job with the Seahawks

By Darlene Paterson Empire Press Correspondent This is the second of a two-part interview with East Wenatchee resident Joe Roberts, who is a Kicking Ball Boy for the Seattle Seahawks. Click here for the first installment. Next time you watch a Seahawks game on TV and the camera pans the sidelines, look for a man with a bright orange “K” on his vest and you will no doubt see Joe...
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Eastside man on Seahawks staff

As a young boy with a troubled childhood, Joe Roberts could never have imagined he would someday own a motorcycle dealership, race cars and build street rods, or work for the NFL's Seattle Seahawks.
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Making a Home in Douglas County

This is the second in a series of articles about people who have come to Douglas County from places near and far and have thrived here. This article is about Michael and Lisa Davies, who moved to Waterville in 2012.
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Flowers enhance Main Street

Eight new flower pots have recently been placed around Waterville by the Main Street Association. The flowers in the pots were provided by Estes Fruit Stand.
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Ambulance service expanding crew

After years with a shortage of emergency medical technicians, Waterville Ambulance will soon double its crew. Six students are currently studying to receive EMT certification and serve with the ambulance service.
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