The housing market in Chelan and Douglas counties has turned out to be a surprising source of good news in 2020 for locals looking to sell their homes.
All Empire Press coverage of the novel coronavirus outbreak
As the state continues to deal with COVID-19, local student athletes are dealing with a delay in fall sports and uncertainty surrounding the modified seasons for the 2020-21 school year.
Stacey Biram’s first day teaching the new Waterville Wonders class started much as expected, by welcoming her preschool students and sharing in the enthusiasm of their first day of school. Then, things started to differ from a normal first day.
Large amounts of bottled water, blankets, batteries, flashlights, non-perishable food items, baby supplies, masks and disinfecting supplies are among the many items the Waterville community has sent to Bridgeport to assist first responders and survivors of the Pearl Hill Fire.
WATERVILLE — During this time of devastating fire and wind damage, we are working together to find assistance for farmers, ranchers and anyone else who has been impacted by these fires.
The Waterville Auto Court, located on South Baker Street between Walnut and Birch streets, may be transformed into residential housing with up to 10 separate units.
The town of Waterville will set up a working group to revise its livestock code.
My love for okra surely didn't start when I was a young child, back when the grocery stores would give away excess produce to families in need rather than throw it away.
I have had an auspicious visitor to my garden! A green praying mantis was spotted in a small rhododendron bush.
I was stung by a wasp recently while watering my garden. It had crawled between my index and middle finger, unbeknownst to me. I went to switch the hose to my other hand and instantly an unbelievably immense pain saturated my hand. All of my being was focused immediately, like a flash of lig…
The pressure is on for the Lady Shockers as they head to regionals Saturday at Wenatchee High School. Read more
It wasn’t long ago when the older generation could still remember riding horse-drawn sleighs for transportation in this area during the winter months. This article from the Sept. 25, 1930, edition of the Waterville Empire-Press documents the transition to snow removal, which I suppose was ne… Read more
This selection of faculty news was printed in the Waterville School section called “The Sagamore” in the Oct. 9, 1930, edition of the Waterville Empire-Press. It’s fun to learn what students were working on back in 1930. Read more
Below are two selections from the Sept. 11, 1930, edition of the Waterville Empire-Press. The first selection is about some boys who thought they could get away without paying for their gas. Then as now, one wonders how some crooks can think they will get away so easily. Then there are some … Read more
This excerpt is from an article published in the Sept. 15, 1932, edition of the Waterville Empire-Press. It gives a roundup of the activities at school. Read more
Waterville's menu for Sept. 21-24
The Waterville Booster Club is looking at how to help the school and students in a highly unusual year.
Waterville's menu for Sept. 14-17
Waterville's menu for Sept. 7-10
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