Letter to the Editor

Waterville blood drive Thank you to all new and returning donors who came out in support of the Red Cross blood drive on Feb. 21 at the NCW Fairgrounds. The drive took in 26 units of blood which could save up to 90 lives! Thank you to our sponsor, Waterville Ambulance, for the sandwiches and event support. Thank you also to Cal Olson and Sharon LaCrosse for the homemade goodies and canteen...
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Opportunities make America great

People around the world dream of coming to America and having a better life.
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Making the perfect marriage… and spouse

After spending the last three decades with my husband, I’ve learned marriage isn’t what I thought it would be. In some ways it is harder. In myriad ways it exceeds my expectations. And like a fine wine, it really does get better with age. Take heed, newlyweds!
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Teens in foster care need families, too

By Hayley Stoebner Does the very thought of having a teenager in your home make you shudder with fear? You are not alone! The teen years can be trying for parents and caregivers (not to mention for the teens themselves), but those years can be triumphant as well! Teenagers experience tremendous growth and change (physically, intellectually, morally, spiritually, socially and emotionally) during...
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Pancake supper a tradition

The Altar Society of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Waterville hosted its 35th annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on March 5. It has become a long-standing tradition among Waterville families.
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Pet of the Week

  Tormund is the life of the party, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. He is a 2-year-old, large size, orange and white, short hair domestic mix. Tormund is a happy, playful and active guy. He is looking for a family who will have lots of toys, a climbing cat tree and all the things he loves. Tormund also craves affection, and when he is done playing he will be...
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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 Grain dealers appearing today before the House agriculture committee proposed that the government pay the guaranteed price of $2.26 a bushel for the 1919 wheat crop and sell to the consumer at the world market price which they estimated would be about $1.25. Witnesses generally believed this...
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Pictorial Past | PUD commissioners sign

In May of 1960, three Douglas County PUD commissioners ponder a new contract with Puget Sound Power & Light Co. that would further finance engineering for the Wells Hydroelectric Project.
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Our Past | 1954: Sportsmen’s Club holds annual meeting

The following excerpts come from an article published in the March 18, 1954 edition of The Waterville Empire-Press.
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Pictorial Past | Shocker basketball

The Waterville Shocker basketball team from 1956-57.
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