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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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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Good economic news sprinkled with caution

The good news is Washington’s revenues continue to grow and projections for the next couple of years appear promising. That is welcome news, but it is sprinkled with caution about introducing new taxes.
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The upside of snoring

In our culture we don’t usually brag about snoring. It isn’t a skill we covet. It isn’t seen as a skill at all, but an embarrassing behavior beyond our control. Sort of like stinky feet or public flatulence.
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Enjoy Christmas before it’s over

Christmas is coming fast but try to slow down. Before you know it Christmas will be over.
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Letter to the Editor | Holiday thank you

The Waterville Main Street Association would like to thank all who contributed in one way or another to the success of the annual lighting of our town’s Christmas tree. They include the Waterville branch of North Cascades Bank, Lori Leming, Michael Davies, the Proclaiming Brass, Pioneer Park Deli, A & G Brothers Construction, Knemeyers, the Federated Church and the Town of...
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Harmony Chapter awards 50-year pin to Gerri Hawkins

  By Eileen Bone Harmony Chapter No. 56, Order of the Eastern Star, celebrated 50 years of membership for Sister Gerri Hawkins on Oct. 18. Members gathered at the home of Eldon and Gerri in Waterville to present Gerri with her 50-year pin and certificate. Gerri’s family, including daughter Julie Rooney, who is also a member of Harmony Chapter, and her daughters Emily and Jane Rooney, as...
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