Pet of the Week

  Leo is a fantastic little guy and so eager to please, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. He is a 7-year-old, small size, blond and white, short coat chihuahua mix. Leo will sit politely at your feet hoping that you’ll give him some attention. He loves to get outside for the small dog play group and is the star of the show. After activity time, he’s...
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Pictorial Past | Thinking of the coming year

These Waterville Chamber of Commerce officers give a lot of thought as to how to make Waterville a better place in 1969. Newly installed were Steve Still, vice president; Robert Fisk, president; and Joanne Whitehall, secretary-treasurer. (Provided photo/Wenatchee World...
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Our Past | 1985: Waterville school news

This article from the April 18, 1985 edition of the Waterville Empire Press was written by a Waterville High School student of the time, Celia Sperline. It introduces some of the happenings around the school.
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Easter egg hunt will be April 20 in Pioneer Park

 Waterville’s annual Easter egg hunt, sponsored by North Cascades Bank, will be held at 10 a.m. on April 20 in Pioneer Park.
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Faith Lutheran holds Holy Week services

EAST WENATCHEE — Faith Lutheran Church, 171 Eastmont Ave., will be holding several events in the month of April. Holy Week services are as follows: Palm Sunday Divine Service, 9:30 a.m., April 14 Maundy Thursday Service, 7 p.m., April 18 Good Friday/Tenebrae Vespers, 7 p.m., April 19 The Vigil of Easter, 8 p.m., April 20 On April 21, Easter Sunday will begin with Sunrise Services at 6:30 a.m....
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Pet of the Week

  Kyle may look like a hunky bad boy but he’s a total sweetie, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. He is a 5-year-old, large size, black, short hair domestic mix. Kyle has been fairly timid during his time at the shelter but he’s now getting used to meeting many people. With a little time and gentle petting and brushing, he will relax, stretch out 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 — 1919 Mrs. W.H. Laury of Brewster is a guest at the Wenatchee Hotel. Alfred G. Mickelson of St. Andrews completed his grain elevator this week. Judge Sam B. Hill of Waterville stopped at the Wenatchee Hotel over Sunday. 50 years ago — 1969 Friday was a big day for Randy Petersen, son...
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Pictorial Past | More space for Waterville school

Work is underway on a new addition to Waterville High School in September 1959.
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Our Past | 1945: Waterville, Orondo business news

Selected by Karen Larsen   These two articles from the April 12, 1945 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press report the opening of two businesses — one in Waterville and one in Orondo. One can almost see the 1940s-era filling station and the small town grocery with attached filling station.   Marney Leases Richfield Station J.R. Marney has secured a lease on the Richfield service...
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Museum program tells of native culture

Douglas County Historical Society members and the public had the chance to learn about native cultural traditions and how those traditions are preserved today during a presentation that followed the Historical Society's annual meeting on March 26.
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