The NCW Fair is here!

It's all happening on the plateau, the 130th NCW Fair is underway Thursday through Sunday. There will be lots of activities for the entire family including a variety of adult and youth exhibits, livestock fitting and showing, auctions, equitation, a dog show and more.
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Link Transit services NCW Fair

WATERVILLE — Link Transit will serve the NCW Fair in Waterville with all trips of the Route 25 Aug. 22-23. Route 25 departs Columbia Station at 5:30 and 7:30 a.m., and 1:30, 3:30 and 5:30 p.m.; and returns from the fairgrounds at 6:25 and 8:25 a.m., and 2:25, 4:25 and 6:25 p.m. This route serves parts of East Wenatchee as well. The fare for this service is $2.50 each way, and seniors may ride...
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Pet of the Week

  Sasha is one of those lovely ladies that will be dear to your heart, according to officials from the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a 6-year-old, medium size, brindle American Blue Heeler/American pit bull terrier mix. Sasha has soft and sad brown eyes looking up at you with hopes of being loved and adored. She starts off on the shy side, but give her a few moments or just bring a...
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Our Past | 1982: Dance planned at Farmer Hall

These excerpts come from an article published in the Aug. 26, 1982 edition of the Waterville Empire Press about an upcoming dance at Farmer Hall.
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Pictorial Past | Spotlight on Rock Island FFA rancher

Mike Sachs, left, and his father, Howard, pause for cameraman Gary Smith during the filming of a documentary in August of 1973.
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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 C.B. Craft and G.H. Wilcox of Waterville were registered guests this week at the Elman Hotel in Wenatchee. Staying at the Wenatchee Hotel was Francis Wiley of Waterville. 50 Years Ago — 1969 Terry Tanneberg was Mansfield’s delegate to Evergreen Boys State this summer. The session...
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Youth deliver at Chelan Jr. Rodeo

Nearly 200 young rodeo hopefuls ranging from age 2-years-old to 18 took to 52 various competitions in nine different age categories over the two-day Chelan Jr. Rodeo, held Aug. 3-4.
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People of Our Past | Cable TV pioneer began with Waterville link

Editor’s Note: This story was originally published in The Wenatchee World in June of 1994. WATERVILLE — If you lived in Waterville in the early 1950s, you had the distinction of being in the first community in the state (and one of the first three in the whole United States) to get television by cable — thanks to Charles Clements. Clements, now 77, was an electrical engineer who...
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Pet of the Week

Say hello to Beatrice! She is a medium size, 18-month old, black and white, short-hair domestic mix. Beatrice is a sweet young girl who is cautious in new situations. When you pet or brush her gently, though, she’ll relax and become your best friend. When Beatrice is happiest, she will purr, knead and drool. She’s okay being held but isn’t a lap cat quite yet. Beatrice ca me to the...
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Pictorial Past | Work begins on golf course

These men have “teed off” on a big project at Rock Island in July of 1962 — creating a new golf course.
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