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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Pet of the Week

  Jerry is a darling, special kitty, say officials at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. He is a 12-year-old medium sized, black domestic short hair mix. Loving and affectionate, Jerry craves attention and cuddling. When he’s not in your lap asking for pets and an extra brushing, he’ll be exploring and giving into his kitty curiosity. While Jerry has a special condition called...
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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 J.A. Longston and F.D. Hutton, ministers of the Christian churches of Waterville and Mansfield, respectively, and Mrs. K.W. White of Waterville are in Wenatchee today for a conference with H.E. Hobart, minister of the First Christian Church of Wenatchee, to organize a...
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Pictorial Past | Waterville hoops team

A Waterville basketball team in 1930.
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Our Past | 1972: Apollo Club gives its annual performance in Waterville

The Wenatchee Apollo Club made annual appearances in Waterville until just a few years ago.
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Congress approves wheat growers’ request to fund falling numbers research

For more than a year, the Washington Association of Wheat Growers and the Washington Grain Commission have been working with a group of Pacific Northwest industry stakeholders and members of the region’s federal delegation to increase falling numbers research funding through an appropriations request.
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Liquid gold brings clarity

In many parts of the world people walk miles just to access it. Here in the U.S. we may take it for granted because for most of us it comes from the tap with the flick of a wrist.
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BlackHawk will appear at this year’s NCW Fair

The 2018 NCW Fair will feature BlackHawk as the headlining group for the grandstand show Aug. 24. The contract was announced at the April 12 regular fair board meeting. 
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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 A license to marry was issued by the county auditor yesterday to Fred Hildebrand of Waterville and Bessie Guptill of Spokane. Ted Hougey of Palisades was in Waterville Monday attending to business matters. Irvin B. Vestal and J.S. Burke, both of Palisades, filled a call to...
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