Waterville celebrates Halloween

People of all ages have been involved with Waterville's Halloween festivities for generations and it has been a long standing tradition to give to the community and children on that day.
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Recycling birthdays: A ‘gift’ that keeps giving

I forgot to give my husband his birthday card this year. I didn’t forget his birthday. That would be unforgivable. I just forgot the card.
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IRIS | Douglas County Fire District 4 Auxiliary provides support to volunteer firefighters

This is the final installment in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15.
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Organization collecting shoe box gift donations

EAST WENATCHEE — The Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes will be collected Nov. 12-19. The international Christian relief organization started the program in 1993. Traditionally, miscellaneous items — toys, school supplies, personal hygiene items and notes of encouragement — are packed in shoe boxes for children in need worldwide. Shoe boxes can be dropped off at...
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Dinner for veterans Nov. 11 at Coyote Pass Café

For the third year in a row, the Coyote Pass Café will hold a free dinner for veterans and their families on Veterans Day.
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Mansfield celebrates harvest and Halloween traditions

Mansfield closed out the month of October with a variety of activities celebrating harvest traditions and Halloween.
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Pet of the Week

  Bubba is an easy guy to be around, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. He is an 8-year-old, large-size, brown and white basset hound mix. Bubba is a soft, happy boy who likes hanging out with his people. He is house and crate trained and rides well in the car. Bubba longs for a calm, quieter lifestyle and would do best in a home without young children....
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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 G.F. Green, owner of the Brewster-Bridgeport telephone exchange, has sold the system to Milburn Alexander of Brewster. Green is moving to Ripon, Calif., where he has purchased another telephone exchange. A.A. Bousquet has been hunting up the Entiat for the past few days. Mr. and Mrs....
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Pictorial Past | Douglas County pioneer

The small community of St. Andrews was named after Captain James Saint Andrews (1838-1891), a Civil War veteran who served in the Michigan’s 11th Cavalry.
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Our Past | 1969: Mansfield girl moves up in Wheat Queen competition

The Washington Association of Wheat Growers wheat queen contest was a topic of an “Our Past” column some years ago.
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