Students present Christmas program

Waterville Elementary School students held their annual Christmas program Dec. 19 in the school gymnasium. The program was very well attended by family members and the community.
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Resolve to care for children in 2019

2019 is here! Are you still searching for a New Year's resolution but aren’t exactly sure what you should resolve to do? Do you love children and think they deserve to be cared for in a safe and nurturing home? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you should consider becoming a foster parent to one (or more) of the thousands of children who are currently in foster care in Washington State.
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Farm Bill passage helps Central Washington farm country

This column was adapted from a speech Rep. Newhouse gave on the House floor on Dec. 12.
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Evolution of the telephone

When I was a kid, the telephone was important stuff. Like most families, we had one phone number. Can you imagine an entire family sharing one phone number? Yet we lived through it.
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New Year’s Eve celebration at Pybus Market

WENATCHEE — Pybus Market will host a New Year’s Eve Concert and Apple Drop beginning at 7 p.m. Dec. 31. Entertainment will be provided by Gavin, Mike and Seth with two sets. The first from 7 to 9 p.m.; and the second set from 10 p.m. to midnight. The trio will perform favorite toe-tapping hits from every era. The traditional Apple Drop will take place at 9 p.m. and again at...
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Pet of the Week

  Isabella is a charmer, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a 1-year-old, large-size, white and black medium-hair domestic mix. Isabella soaks up attention and affection like a sponge. Her personality is as beautiful as she is. Isabella will be your “sidekick” and best buddy. She’ll snuggle on your lap as long as you’ll let...
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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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A Christmas Cantata celebration

A large group of community members filled the Federated Church Dec. 16 for the second annual community Christmas Cantata. Everyone attending said the best part of the event was getting the community together.
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