As of Aug. 12, with 99 percent of the primary ballots in Douglas County tabulated, Jill Thompson is running a strong first for the position of Waterville mayor. Loyd Smith and Chuck Driver are almost tied for second place.

WATERVILLE — Sewer system upgrades. It may not be the flashiest campaign platform, but all three candidates running for Waterville mayor said that’ll be the first item on their list if elected. They re running to replace Royal DeVaney, who’s retiring after 27 years as mayor.

WATERVILLE — The public is invited to attend a forum for the four candidates seeking to be the next mayor of Waterville. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. June 28 in Pioneer Park. The moderated forum will provide an opportunity to learn about each candidate and their platform. The candidat…

There are two local levy measures on this November’s ballot. One is a levy of $0.29 per $1,000 assessed property value for Douglas County Cemetery District No. 2. The other is a levy lid lift of $0.97 per $1,000 assessed property value for Douglas County Fire District No. 4.

During the Feb. 13 special election, voters gave their approval for the Hospital District 2 (Waterville Clinic and Waterville Ambulance) levy as well as levies for the Waterville, Orondo and Palisades school districts.

Waterville School District voters will decide Feb. 13 on a replacement levy to fund educational programs and operations for the district.

The Nov. 7 general election is approaching and the Empire Press strives to keep our Douglas County voters informed. We crafted three questions for each of the candidates in contested races.

The Douglas County Empire Press posed three questions to candidates in contested races within the Empire Press circulation area that will be decided in the Nov.?7 general election. Candidates for Eastmont Metropolitan Park District, Commissioner 5; East Wenatchee Water District, Commissioner…

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