Pictorial Past | Eastside church rises

The new Grant Landmark Missionary Baptist Church on S. Kentucky Avenue in East Wenatchee is shown in August of 1960 prior to its completion.
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Our Past | 1996: Waterville Town Council transition and holiday giving

This week's column includes two selections from the Jan. 4, 1996 edition of the Douglas County 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 J.B. Leahy has built an addition to his barn. Olaf Berg visited friends at Leahy on Monday. J.L. Goehry is now mayor at Brewster. Guy Greaves, H.M. Washburn, Leo Dale and Wilmer Woods are councilmen.   50 years ago — 1969 Strong rebounding sparked by Wade Troutman and...
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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 The many friends of Valentine Ayers are glad to see her return home to Withrow from Waterville having recovered from a recent accident. George W. Gurnaud of Wenatchee and Lois Imus of Waterville were married yesterday by Rev. Frank E. Beatty. J.W. Geissler of Brewster leaves the...
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Pictorial Past | Rail line’s last run

The Mansfield-Douglas line made its last run on March 2, 1985. A crowd gathered in Douglas for the farewell. (Provided photo/Wenatchee World...
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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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