Museum presentation will feature a look into the history and culture of local tribes

By Karen Larsen Empire Press Correspondent The Douglas County Historical Society will hold its annual membership meeting and lunch at noon March 26 at the Douglas County Museum. At 1 p.m., following the meeting, the public is invited to attend a program presented by Lucy Luevano, traditional cultural preservation officer of the history/archaeology program for the Confederated Tribes of the...
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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 ? H. Martinson has resigned his position at the Waterville Hardware Co. and accepted a similar job with Wells & Wade Hardware Co. in Wenatchee. ? Tom Cole is the new bookkeeper at the Waterville Auto Company, having taken the place of Wilbur Elder. Elder resigned to go to Wenatchee...
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Pictorial Past | Waterville pioneer

Mathew Baines Malloy (1858-1926), a Pennsylvania transplant, sits in his law office in Waterville during the 1920s.
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Our Past | 1984: Economic committee holds early meetings

The following excerpts come from an article published in the March 22, 1984 edition of The Waterville Empire Press.
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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 Grain dealers appearing today before the House agriculture committee proposed that the government pay the guaranteed price of $2.26 a bushel for the 1919 wheat crop and sell to the consumer at the world market price which they estimated would be about $1.25. Witnesses generally believed this...
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Pictorial Past | PUD commissioners sign

In May of 1960, three Douglas County PUD commissioners ponder a new contract with Puget Sound Power & Light Co. that would further finance engineering for the Wells Hydroelectric Project.
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Our Past | 1954: Sportsmen’s Club holds annual meeting

The following excerpts come from an article published in the March 18, 1954 edition of The Waterville Empire-Press.
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Pictorial Past | Shocker basketball

The Waterville Shocker basketball team from 1956-57.
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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 At Waterville yesterday a deal was closed for the purchase of the E.K. Fritts residence. In other real estate news, Bert Townsend purchased the J.W. Lindow residence. The annual report of F.H. Zenter, county agriculturalist, shows that 10,000 acres of Douglas County land was...
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Our Past | 1994: Boys play in B championship game

Selected by Karen Larsen This article was published in the March 10, 1994 edition of The Empire Press. Players whose first and last names are mentioned in the article include Phillip Johnson, Keith Mires, Mark Brandt, Ryan Nelson, Derek Whitehall and Kevin Daling.   Coming home a winner By Vickie Hammond The Waterville Shockers boys basketball team realized a dream on Saturday, March 6 as...
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