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We built our expandable cedar potato bins back in 2016 and have used them every year since, though not always for potatoes. This year, we have moved the bins to a sunny spot that will catch first light, and have purchased some red and purple seed potatoes to grow. We love the purple varietie…

You may recall my stratification process of the various seeds I had collected last autumn, namely cherry, apricot, peach, and plum. I placed them in pots with a small amount of dry soil and abandoned them. Yes! I totally walked away and left them to go through our hard, cold winter and they …

There's just something about seeing a dump truck back up and unload a big pile of gravel. It's a show, albeit everyone acts like it's no big deal. It is! It takes you back to the sandbox, playing with trucks and shovels in the sand, and digging holes to the other side of the earth.

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We built our expandable cedar potato bins back in 2016 and have used them every year since, though not always for potatoes. This year, we have moved the bins to a sunny spot that will catch first light, and have purchased some red and purple seed potatoes to grow. We love the purple varietie…

You may recall my stratification process of the various seeds I had collected last autumn, namely cherry, apricot, peach, and plum. I placed them in pots with a small amount of dry soil and abandoned them. Yes! I totally walked away and left them to go through our hard, cold winter and they …

There's just something about seeing a dump truck back up and unload a big pile of gravel. It's a show, albeit everyone acts like it's no big deal. It is! It takes you back to the sandbox, playing with trucks and shovels in the sand, and digging holes to the other side of the earth.

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Our Past

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

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

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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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