The Town of Waterville was able to use a surplus of $50,000 in the street fund to pay for repairs on Central Avenue during the last few weeks of September. Central Avenue from Locust Street to Third Street was resurfaced.

We've got a runner! Actually, we have quite a few runners, or “stolons.” Our strawberry plants are quite stoloniferous! From five of last year's strawberry plants, or “mothers,” we now have many, many babies that have taken root. We are going for wild strawberries, which is surprising to som…

Dr. Richard Koenig, Chair of the WSU Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, announced that Dale Whaley, Regional Extension Specialist located in the Douglas County Extension office in Waterville, WA is the 2020 recipient of the Kenneth J. Morrison Award in Crops & Soils Sciences. The awar…

I am an autumn child. I come alive when the cool, dry breezes begin, whispering of colder days. The sun glints with golden highlights and the skies are azure blue. I feel an uncontrollable anticipation bubbling over, a subtle excitement, and a deep longing for the things to come.

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, loves water and the hose, and has the best time no matter who he is with! He arrived at the shelter with a young puppy and they had tons of fun toge…

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 white domestic shorthair mix. Although he can be a bit nervous when he’s put in new situations, once he comes around he is all love. He does best wit…

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…

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.

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 Valley Humane Society. He is a fun, happy and active dog looking for an owner to take on outdoor adventures of any kind. He already knows some commands an…

Nemo, Jones and Leopold are 4-year-old large, black domestic medium and long-haired mixes. These three brothers came to the shelter from the same home, where they lived with many other cats and it was overwhelming for them and their owner. They are a bit shy, but such good cats, very gentle,…

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 …

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.

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…

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