Eyes on the floor: Removing that pesky stain

It was a simple spot on the carpet. Well, if we are being honest it was three spots on the carpet, but who’s counting?
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A new year and new legislative session

Happy New Year! I hope you had a great holiday season with friends, family and loved ones. I wish you good health, enjoyable work, and lots of joy in 2019. Hopefully a snowy winter will provide you ample opportunity to enjoy sledding with your families or some of our area’s fabulous outdoor recreation. As for me, the new year means that the legislative session is right around the corner.
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Pet of the Week

  If you’re looking for a kitty to keep the mice away then Koda is your gal, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a 6-year-old, gray and white, medium size, medium-hair domestic mix. Koda is an indoor and outdoor cat with an independent personality. In her previous home, she slept inside at night and then went outside throughout the day to search...
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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 Judge Sam B. Hill of Waterville attended an Elks memorial service Sunday in Wenatchee. Also attending the service was T.G. Dark of Waterville. G.G. Knauss has been elected mayor of Mansfield. New councilmen are T.M. Mayfield and W.C. Peach. Mrs. M.R. Leahy is...
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Pictorial Past | Withrow hardware store

The J.E. Andrews hardware store supplied the town of Withrow in Douglas County from 1910 to 1945.
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Our Past | 1975: Mires Service Center moves out of town

The following article was published in the Jan. 9, 1975 edition of the Waterville Empire Press. The move of Mires Service Center to a ranch north of town coincided with the beginning of Dave and Marvel Mires and family selling machinery for Bill Loomis. 
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Letter to the Editor

Waterville blood drive Thank you so much to all who attended the Dec. 20 blood drive. It is such a busy time of year and for you to take the time to help someone in need of life saving blood, it is truly the best gift. Thank you to all the regular donors and to so many new donors who attended. The drive took in 23 units which could save up to 69 lives. Thank you to the Waterville Lions Club...
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Wheat growers and allies see the Farm Bill through to the finish line

After more than a year of meetings with legislators and advocating for Washington farmers, the Washington Association of Wheat Growers (WAWG) was gratified to see Congress act quickly in a bipartisan manner to pass the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, otherwise known as the 2018 Farm Bill, on Dec. 12.
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Humane Society implements programs to benefit shelter dogs

The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society is participating in new programs to help its shelter dogs.
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Give yourself a gift of the here and now

We are all living just 10 years away from a world we can hardly imagine.
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