A fun Wings & Wheels

People old and young, big and small, tall and short all came together at Eastmont Community Park Oct. 5-8 for the 15th annual Wings & Wheels Festival presented by Town Toyota.
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Adventures in home delivery

It’s no secret. Technology is changing the way we do things. I don’t trust myself to get dressed in the morning before checking my weather apps (I have three). And I’m not sure how I survived prior to having the find my family app at my fingertips.
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People powered capital

Almost weekly, I read surprising new statistics about capital concentration.
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Crop insurance vital in light of current economic and weather conditions

As part of a recent Farm Bill Policy Reform Summit in Washington D.C., groups including The R Street Institute, Taxpayers for Common Sense, The Heritage Foundation and other like-minded groups have called for policy changes to the Farm Bill that the Washington Association of Wheat Growers (WAWG) finds short-sided and will ultimately harm the farming community and rural America.
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Wings & Wheels Festival fun

Scenes from the 2017 Town Toyota Wings & Wheels Festival held Oct. 5-8 at Eastmont Community Park. All photos by Empire Press Correspondent David...
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Pet of the Week

  Jenny is a feisty but delightful lady, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a 6-year-old, large size, black, orange and white longhair domestic mix. Jenny is a gorgeous girl with a sassy attitude that gives her a lot of personality. She likes to be around people and is confident and social but she will also let you know when she wants to be left alone....
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Community Calendar

Your connection to events from October 13-19   Friday Community Baby Rhymin’ Time: 10:10 a.m., Chelan Library, 216 N. Emerson St., ncrl.org Create!: 3 p.m., Waterville Library, 105 N. Chelan Ave., ncrl.org Junior Book Club: 4 p.m., Brewster Library, 108 S. 3rd St., ncrl.org Alcoholics Anonymous: 7 p.m., Waterville Federated Church, 224 West Ash St., 855-2793 The Lucky Break...
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Pictorial Past | Get out to vote

Schools Superintendent Carl Wheelon takes to the skies to get the word out about a special bond measure being voted upon in Waterville on Sept. 30, 1958. Wheelon, piloted by Bill Redlinger of Wenatchee, dropped balloons and leaflets over the town urging voters to go to the polls. The measure was for an addition to the high school. (Provided photo/Wenatchee World...
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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 — 1917 Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Webb and family are spending a few days visiting Webb’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. E.H.D. Webb of East Wenatchee. Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Ringhisen have moved from their farm home near Withrow to Waterville. They recently purchased the Howe residence there. Mr. and...
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1985: Halloween Weekend a fun community event

Based on the following article published in the Oct. 10, 1985 edition of the Waterville Empire Press, it looks like Waterville had a tradition for community-wide Halloween fun at that time.
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