This article is the 10th and final part of a series intended to highlight how Waterville residents are coping and helping those around them to cope during the COVID-19 emergency.
All Empire Press coverage of the novel coronavirus outbreak
A statewide flood of fraudulent unemployment claims has hit many Douglas County residents —especially local school district employees.
This article is the ninth in a series intended to highlight how Waterville residents are coping and helping those around them to cope during the COVID-19 emergency.
WATERVILLE — South Douglas Conservation District will meet at 7 p.m. Monday via conference call.
NCW — South Douglas Conservation District will hold its fourth annual chipping day June 10.
The town of Waterville will need to replace two street lights, including the inside wiring, and repair damage to the sidewalk on Locust Street near the site of the Kopey’s Garage fire.
NCW — North Central Regional Library will host an NCRL Reads Virtual Author Series for adults this summer featuring Noé Alvarez, Kristin Hannah, Peter Heller and Blake Crouch.
NCW — North Central Regional Library will host a free virtual program with Nancy Pearl from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday on the video conferencing platform Zoom.
Arlen Rankin said he’s always been a teacher, no matter what job he was doing.
Did you know that the building that now houses Waterville Family Foods used to be a hardware emporium and harness shop and that the city pool has existed in some form since 1928?
This selection from the May 15, 1930, edition of the Waterville Empire-Press comes from The Sagamore, a collection of contributions from Waterville School students. I am wondering if Waterville students also had the chance to be a part of the Apple Blossom royal court at that time. According… Read more
The following excerpts come from an editorial published in the May 12, 1932, edition of the Waterville Empire-Press. They give us a peek into Waterville during the Great Depression. According to the writer there was a lot to be proud of. Read more
NCW — The deadline for the 2020 Congressional Art Competition has been extended to June 1.
NCW — Four Douglas County students have earned entry to the NCW Regional Spelling Bee organized by the Washington Apple Education Foundation.
NCW — High school students can enter the Washington Apple Education Foundation’s annual “Year of the Apple” art contest.
Waterville's menu for March 16-19
- Opinion | Rep. Dan Newhouse: Save livelihoods by reopening small businesses
- Opinion | Rep. Dan Newhouse: Local conservation efforts having big impact
- Opinion | Rep. Dan Newhouse: A Plan for the People’s House
- Opinion | Rep. Dan Newhouse: Essential residential construction will meet communities’ needs
- Opinion | Don C. Brunell: Thank the truckers
- Letters to the editor: April 2, 2020
- Opinion | Rep. Dan Newhouse: Healthy forests are the key to wildfire prevention
- Opinion | Rep. Dan Newhouse: Washington wine industry has enormous impact from start to finish
- Opinion | Don C. Brunell: Student loan assistance attractive employer benefit
- Opinion | Rep. Dan Newhouse: Local voices crucial to resetting outdated Columbia River Treaty