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 Co.

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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Ruuds take Yard of the Month

The large, early 20th century house that John and Alice Ruud have made home for most of their married lives is surrounded by a significant vegetable garden as well as a large area for cultivating Ruud’s favorite flower.
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Green Riders stop in Waterville

Two bicyclists from the group Green Riders — Good Deeds on Bikes stopped at the Waterville Library on Aug. 14. Green Riders strive to help people grow their own food and live more sustainably.
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NCW Fair is a yearly highlight for 94-year-old Waterville resident

When Irene Viebrock’s husband Ray was a young man he took part in the pony express races held during the NCW Fair. His team members were his brother Lewis and their friend Rinehart Dahlke.
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Harvest traditions are kept alive

Wheat farming goes back many generations in Douglas County and during the yearly harvest is a special tradition passed down from one generation to the next.
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Yards of tree board members

For years Waterville Tree Board members have been choosing a Yard of the Month between May and September. This month the limelight is focused on their own yards.
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Missouri native walks through Waterville with an inspirational message for children

Logan Mayberry, a 2015 high school graduate from Kennett, Mo., has a passion for encouraging children to greatness.
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