Mires take first Yard of the Month

Dave and Marvel Mires have been awarded the first Yard of the Month designation of the year. The Mires have transformed their yard into a rock garden with attractive trees, bushes and perennial plants.
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Memorial Day at Waterville

After a weekend of rain, the sun was out on the morning of May 27 and a group of people gathered at Waterville Cemetery for the annual Memorial Day ceremony.
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Cassie Besel to celebrate 100th birthday

WENATCHEE ??Clarice ?Cassie? Mitchell Besel?will celebrate her 100th birthday at an open house celebration from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at Highgate Senior Living, 1320 S. Miller St., Wenatchee. Light refreshments and cake will be served. The family requests no gifts. Clarice?Mitchell was born Feb. 24, 1919 in Waterville. She married Simon “Sim” Besel in August of 1942. She worked as...
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Harmony Chapter awards 50-year pin to Gerri Hawkins

  By Eileen Bone Harmony Chapter No. 56, Order of the Eastern Star, celebrated 50 years of membership for Sister Gerri Hawkins on Oct. 18. Members gathered at the home of Eldon and Gerri in Waterville to present Gerri with her 50-year pin and certificate. Gerri?s family, including daughter Julie Rooney, who is also a member of Harmony Chapter, and her daughters Emily and Jane Rooney, as well...
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Volunteers in the Community

This article, about the volunteers that run the Waterville Food Bank, is the second in a series that will focus on the efforts of volunteers and their contribution in our community.
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Volunteers in the Community

This article, about the volunteers that run the Waterville Recycling Center, is the first in a series that will focus on the efforts of volunteers and their contribution in Waterville.
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IRIS | Project makes Tunk Valley safe for grouse population

This is the fifth in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15.
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Yard creates unique spaces for gardening and relaxation

The front yard of Chris and Carole Shedd's home at 508 N. Adams St. caught the attention of the Waterville Tree Board for the month of August.
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Reid family wins Yard of the Month

The Waterville Tree Board has chosen the yard of Ben and Wendy Reid on the west side of North Jackson Street as the July Yard of the Month.
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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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