Our Past | 1984: Coach Chuck Hammond praises junior high basketball performance

Selected by Karen Larsen This article, printed in the Dec. 27, 1984 edition of The Waterville Empire Press, tells of boy‘s junior high basketball games against Chelan. Most Waterville residents will find some familiar names.   Waterville Junior High team ends season with win The Waterville Junior High boy’s A and B basketball teams ended their season Tuesday, Dec. 18, with the A...
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Students invited to create 1968 oral history projects

OLYMPIA — Students throughout the state in grades 9-12 are invited to enter a statewide oral history competition to complement the new exhibit “1968: The Year that Rocked Washington” by Legacy Washington, a program of the Office of the Secretary of State. Entries are to consist of a 4-10 page written profile or essay, based on interviews and research, telling the story of a person...
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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 Ed Nicesse of Omak passed through Leahy last week with a herd of 175 cattle which he was taking to Yakima for the winter. George Crane and J.M. Foster have been selected as delegates to represent Brewster at the grade and pack convention to be held in Spokane. 50 years ago —...
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Pictorial Past | Grange construction

The East Wenatchee Grange Hall is under construction in 1948. The building was officially dedicated in January of 1949. (Provided photo/Wenatchee World...
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Our Past | 1948: Christmas program showcases music from students of all ages

Waterville School’s Christmas program is a long-standing tradition, as can be seen from this article from the Dec. 23, 1948 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press. 
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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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