NCW Fair entertainment is taking shape

NCW Fair staff members have been busy working on the lineup of entertainment for this year’s fair.
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Who are the people in your neighborhood?

Mr. Rogers made the most of his neighborhood. I try to do the same — by walking the different streets in the name of “exercise.”
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Foster Creek Conservation District to establish a Cooperative Weed Management Area for Douglas County

Great news folks! The Foster Creek Conservation District (FCCD) is launching a new program to establish a Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA) for Douglas County.
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Value-added producers benefit from grants, according to report

Businesses that receive Value-Added Producer Grants (VAPG) are less likely to fail and are more likely to hire employees, according to a May 2018 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) report.
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Pet of the Week

  Breana will only have eyes for you, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a 2-year-old, medium size, brindle and white American Staffordshire terrier mix. Breana is sweet, gentle and willing to trust and love her people. She is easy to walk on a leash and is clean in her kennel so she may already have some house training. Breana knows some commands and...
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News From Our Past

From the pages of The Wenatchee (Daily) World and the Douglas County Empire Press   100 years ago — 1918 F.H. Zentner has been appointed county agent for Douglas County. Zentner is a graduate of the Wisconsin State Agricultural College and until recently was manager of a 25,000-acre farm in the Bitterroot section of Montana. The post office at Columbia Bar near Brewster has been...
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Pictorial Past | Waterville’s early civic leader

Albert “Al” Rogers (1859-1929) sits in the office of Waterville businessman Milton Howe in 1900.
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Our Past | 1992: Pilots come from near and far for breakfast in the park

Selected by Karen Larsen Excerpts from the following article, which appeared in the June 18, 1992 edition of the Douglas County Empire Press, tell of a successful fly-in. During those years, the fly-in was held during the town’s street fair.   ‘Fly-in’ brings gypsy-for-day pilots By Nadra Rivers Waterville’s recent street fair got off to a flying start with the arrival of 23 planes...
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Celebration for Mansfield graduates

Mansfield High School honored it’s 101st graduating class and celebrated the students' accomplishments in commence ceremonies June 8.
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Winding down at the end of the season

It’s a wrap. Another school year complete — in the books. TGIF: Thank Goodness It’s Finished. Because I am tired. It happens every year.
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