Letter to the Editor

Thank you for your concern Thank you so much for such a prompt response at the time of our fire — from all of “our” volunteers and everyone who texted and called with concern over our safety, the sheriff’s deputy who plowed through the south road with his cruiser, the ambulance crew and the firefighters; to our friends and neighbors who came out to see if we were okay or...
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Support our school

The State of Washington is dramatically changing how our school will receive funding. Waterville School is asking our community to support a $371,850 levy ($1.50 per $1,000 assessed property value). This is a reduction in funding to what we have been providing. Due to state legislation that limits levy amounts for school districts, this levy will cut the anticipated funding of $934,000 budget...
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Vote yes for the levy

The Waterville School District will be running a replacement educational programs and operations levy in February. We urge everyone to vote YES for the replacement levy. This levy is critical to funding staff, food service, art and music programs, extra-curricular programs and the maintenance and operation of the school facilities. The new state levy funding formula negatively impacts revenue...
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Support the schools

In our small rural community, the school is at the center of our lives. The importance of a strong educational system cannot be overstated. It is our responsibility to ensure that we offer the best programs possible. This requires dollars. Our current levy of $4.28 per $1,000 of assessed property value will be reduced by state law to $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value beginning in 2019. This...
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Thank you for donating blood

My heart is full, following the blood drive held on Dec. 21. The Waterville community came out in force to help so many in need of life saving blood. The drive could help to save up to 105 lives. Thank you to the Waterville Lions Club for providing the sandwiches and cookies and, of course, all the donors and volunteers. The need is so great at this time of year, so once again thank you...
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Thanks for the holiday spirit

I would like to thank everyone who participated in the recent Christmas tree lighting event in Waterville. Specifically, Tina and Doug Poole, Loyd Smith, Sharon Fultz, Teri McCurry, Darlene Driver, Lisa and Michael Davies, Mike and Kathie McMahon, Michelle Mires, and the Proclaiming Brass band – Suzanne Robinson. What great community spirit these folks show when called upon to help in...
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Thank you

The family of Gary Ludeman would like to thank everyone so much for all the prayers, cards, phone calls and donations. It sure helps to have a caring community like ours to get through times like this. We miss Gary very much! On behalf of the Ludeman family, thanks again. Pasty Ludeman Waterville  
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Letter to the Editor

Museum donation The Douglas County Historical Society Museum sends sincere appreciation to Scott Rock of Rock Steel Structure Inc. for their generous donation to fix the roof at the museum in Waterville. Generous donations such as Scott’s allows us to continue our work for our community, the county and many visitors. Thank you, Scott. Sharon LaCrosse, secretary Douglas County Museum...
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Letter to the Editor

Friends of the Waterville Library would like to thank the donors and shoppers for their support at the Waterville Days Book Sale. We sold a lot of books — $211.55 worth!
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Waterville blood drive

Waterville blood drive What a great drive we had on June 22, which could save up to 90 lives. Way to go Waterville! Thanks to all the donors, volunteers and the Federated Church for the use of their Fellowship Hall. Thanks to the Philomathics for providing the cookies and sandwiches. There is a great need for blood and we helped out with the shortage. Hope to see you all at the next drive in...
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