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I surely have opened a can of worms (literally and figuratively) while researching soil after I received the results from the soil test done on my bed at the community garden. Soil testing is good. Though, it does generate a mad scramble to amend, as soon as possible, the problems that have …

Please join us for a blood drive at Waterville Community on Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter: WatervilleCommunity to schedule an appointment.

The city of East Wenatchee is excited to announce that the Les Schwab Classy Chassis Parade, sponsored by Les Schwab & Town Toyota, is on June 11 at 6 p.m. The parade starts at Eastmont Community Park, travels down Grant Road and turns onto Valley Mall Parkway, ending at 11th Street.

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I surely have opened a can of worms (literally and figuratively) while researching soil after I received the results from the soil test done on my bed at the community garden. Soil testing is good. Though, it does generate a mad scramble to amend, as soon as possible, the problems that have …

Please join us for a blood drive at Waterville Community on Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter: WatervilleCommunity to schedule an appointment.

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The Waterville-Mansfield Shockers girls basketball team bounced back from their early season stumble with two victories this past week. On Tuesday the Shockers defeated the Pateros Nannies 56-43. The following night they followed up on their victory with another win against the Moses Lake Ch… Read more

WATERVILLE — The Waterville-Mansfield Shockers girls basketball team made their much-anticipated debut this past Saturday. Some things looked different, such as the players wearing masks and the limited number of fans in the stands. But the girls showcasing their ability to play winning bask… Read more

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These “brevities” from the June 14, 1906 edition of the Douglas County Press offer engaging little pieces of news that had occurred in and around Waterville during the past week. A post office at Jamison, a new dairy business, and brick work at the new courthouse are some of the items that a… Read more

Back in the early 1900s wheat was brought to market in sacks. One can imagine that a shortage in the sack supply would be a big problem. It sounds like that was on the minds of a lot of local growers at the beginning of the season of 1906 as attested in this article published in the June 7, … Read more

This article from the May 24, 1906 edition of the Douglas County Press responds to an article in a Quincy paper which apparently took issue with the courthouse construction in Waterville. A “cut,” or image, of the planned courthouse had been loaned to the Quincy paper, and was not available … Read more

Education

Waterville School students have helped fill up the newly established Waterville Emergency Supply Closet at the Federated Church. During a supply drive held Feb. 22 to March 4, students in grades pre-K through six donated 925 items for the supply closet, according to ASB advisor Samantha Fletcher.

Pet of the Week

Caterpillar is a medium-sized, brindle and white, 5-year-old American pit bull terrier mix. Caterpillar is the happiest guy. He is so much fun… Read more

Dr. Pepper is as sweet as his name, say officials at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. Dr. Pepper is a 12-year-old, medium-sized, black and… Read more

Curtis is a 2-year-old, medium-sized, black and brown Rottweiler mix. Curtis has a heart filled with love, say officials at the Wenatchee Vall… Read more

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