Technology in the classroom has been a “hot topic” in education for as long as I can remember. Even when I was in high school — and that was a very long time ago — teachers were outraged because people were suggesting that in the not-too-distant-future they would be replaced by robots and/or computers.
Virtually every day, I come across at least one person making important contributions to make North Central Washington a better place to live. These are people who choose to put community ahead of self interest and have discovered the magic that generosity to others is the greatest gift we can give to ourselves. Nothing increases happiness and contentment as much as giving.
The “Hunger Games” is a wakeup call. In this movie the majority of the people are so overcome with fear, so incapable of thinking for themselves that they blindly follow the dictatorial leader.
Technology in the classroom has been a “hot topic” in education for as long as I can remember. Even when I was in high school – and that was a very long time ago – teachers were outraged because people were suggesting that in the not-too-distant-future they would be replaced by robots and/or computers. We seem to think technology will solve all the problems educators face – large classes, huge range of knowledge and ability, dysfunctional families, poverty, changing rules, changing curricula. To me there is a flaw in the ...
Three Chelan County Mountain Rescue pioneers — Bill Asplund, Gene Ellis and Freeman Keller — were honored by the organization recently for their many years of dedication to saving lives in the North Cascades.
I have always believed that when you live in and love a community you show your support by truly keeping it local. There are so many options now. Internet buying, shopping out of town to name a couple. Wenatchee’s historic downtown did see the “Keep it Local “ manifest in a huge way at year’s end.
Mucky-mucks who use and operate the Port of Quincy’s intermodal terminal and the Cold Train Express met Tuesday with legislative mucky-mucks in Olympia to explain just how important the refrigerated rail line is to the state’s apple industry.
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The 60-foot meat case at Wenatchee’s new La Mexicana Super Market is impressive enough with its piled-high cuts of beef, pork and chicken. But don’t forget the freezer in back that’s packed with goat, lamb and rabbit.