Pictorial Past | Ready for baseball in Waterville

Four members of the 1912 Waterville Bunchgrass Baseball Team pose for a photo on main street with the pharmacy in the background.
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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 Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Virtue of Palisades spent Thursday as guests at the Wenatchee Hotel. M.E. Martin of Palisades is visiting at his old home in Sturgis, Kentucky. Charles Walmer and Alieo Cumbo, both of Waterville, were married Friday morning by Rev. H.E. Hobart at his home. The...
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Our Past | 1978: Mansfield High School students write about their school

The following selections come from student contributions regarding the classes and activities offered at Mansfield High School in the winter of 1978.
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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 Mr. and Mrs. Chester Tupper of Brewster leave Monday for Idaho. A deal was completed recently by which the entire stock of the Three Rule Store in Waterville was taken over by the firm of Powell & Co. of Wenatchee. The stock of goods is all new and fresh as the Waterville store...
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Pictorial Past | Christmas Seal campaign begins

Posters publicizing the 1964 Christmas Seal campaign were placed in several Douglas County businesses in late November that year. Tanda Junior High Camp Fire members from East Wenatchee presented a poster to Doug Harper, manager of Douglas County Bank, for display. The girls were, from left, Judy Artley, Pam Pace, Margie Flaherty and Jan Carpenter. Harper was also treasurer of the Douglas County...
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Our Past | 1984: Fire destroys Waterville restaurant

Selected by Karen Larsen The following excerpts from the Dec. 6, 1984 edition of the Waterville Empire Press describe a fire that destroyed a restaurant in an historic wooden building on Waterville’s Main Street.   Dodge House Restaurant Gutted by Early Morning Fire Fire gutted the Dodge House Restaurant early Tuesday morning, destroying one of Waterville’s two eating and gathering...
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Our Past | 1994: Waterville Together for a Drug Free Youth

The following excerpts come from an article about Waterville Together for a Drug Free Youth printed in the Dec. 1, 1994 edition of The Empire Press.
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Pictorial Past | St. Andrews School

St. Andrews School as it appeared during the 1970s.
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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 George Vradenburg, a former Seattle newspaperman and now one of the leading fruit ranchers of the Palisades, is enjoying a well-earned rest following the fall apple harvest. A 60-mile-an-hour windstorm hit Palisades Sunday night. Some large trees were uprooted and temporary...
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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 Mansfield came up with a novel way to meet its war bond quota. Some members of the bond committee started shooting dice in the middle of main street. A large crowd gathered and the marshal came along and arrested everyone. They were told to appear in court Monday morning where they...
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