Town council declares a moratorium on cryptocurrency mining

The Waterville Town Council voted unanimously April 16 to institute a one-year moratorium on new cryptocurrency mining operations in town. Operations that were already licensed before April 16 will still be allowed to operate.
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The splash and lure of new things

I grew up in an era where hanging at the mall was a regular weekend activity. Lingering in the food court was as natural as sampling lip gloss flavors in the department store. My sister and I would always get double scoop cones at the end of the day and our mom would wonder out loud why we weren’t hungry for supper.
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Giving farmers a helping hand

Whether you are a beginning farmer or have been farming for 30 years, it is important to know resources are available to assist you in your farming venture — through education, technical assistance, mediation, or counseling.
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Church hosts family game night at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Looking for a Friday night of fun for your family? Pacific Crest Church will host another family game night at Pybus Market from 7 to 9 p.m. April 27. The evening’s activities will include board games, card games or any other family game you would like to bring from home. It is open to all ages and there is no cost to attend. For more information,...
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Rustique Divas at Pybus Market

WENATCHEE — Waterville’s Rustique Divas Vintage Market returns to Pybus Market on April 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The market will feature over 40 regional vendors selling antiques and collectibles, repurposed goods, furniture, clothing, candles, jewelry and much more. For more information, email rustiquedivas@gmail.com or visit facebook.com/rustique.divas.
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‘Blessing of Bikes’ ceremony April 28

EAST WENATCHEE — The third annual “Blessing of the Bikes” event will be held April 28 at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 1315 8th St. N.E., East Wenatchee. The event is open to all motorcycle groups, individual riders and their families and friends. Riders should assemble in the church parking lot at 9:15 a.m. The non-denominational blessing ceremony, performed by Father Seamus...
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported April 14-19
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Actress performs stories at libraries in May

NCW — Professional actress Michéle LaRue will bring stories from America’s Gilded Age to the Chelan and Waterville libraries. On May 1, LaRue will perform “The Apple Tree” and “A Pair of Silk Stockings” at 7 p.m. at the Chelan Library, 216 N. Emerson St. “The Apple Tree” is a comic celebration of spring and poor housekeeping, written in 1903 by Mary E....
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Law Day luncheon on May 14

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas County Volunteer Attorney Services will host its annual Justice for All-Law Day Awards and Benefit Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 14 at the Wenatchee Convention Center, 121 N. Wenatchee Ave. Community members and members of the Chelan Douglas Bar Association whose work has bridged the justice gap will be recognized. Washington Supreme Court Justice Steven...
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Community Garden becoming reality

Main Street Association members and town residents gathered April 14 for a workday to construct bed frames for the Waterville Community Garden.
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