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WHS football hosts team from Kelowna

FOOTBALL (0-2)Saturday, Mount Boucherie Secondary School (2-0) home.* For the fourth time in history Wenatchee is playing a team from British Columbia.  In 1967 and ’68 Vancouver College came to town and WHS won both games, 40-0 and 31-0.  In 2003 North Surrey was here and the Panthers ran away 70-6.* MBSS is a public school in West Kelowna with an enrollment of about 1,300 in grades 10 to 12. They opened in 1975, are known as the Bears and their colors are blue and red.* And get this; they ...
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Wendell George | Facebook or Smoke Signals

The facebook picture shows Colville tribal Chairman, Michael Marchand, Councilman Willie Womer, Councilman Edwin Marchand and former Councilman Marvin Kheel at the Standing Rock Sioux protest against the oil pipeline. It certainly shows more detail than our old smoke signals.
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East Region play for all three WVC teams begins this week

VOLLEYBALL (0-0-, 5-3)Wednesday, Big Bend (0-6) away.* Wenatchee Valley heads to Moses Lake today to open East Region play against Big Bend.* Against the Vikings the Knights have done quite well, going 19-4 since first playing in 2007.  WVC leads 8-1 at BB.* A year ago these two clashed five times with the Apple Capital bunch taking the final four.
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Season underway, all Panther teams in action this week

GIRLS SOCCER (1-0)Tuesday, Ellensburg (0-0) home.* There is some history here as the first game ever for the Panther soccer program was against the Bulldogs, a 1-1 tie at home.* The two met again in 1990 in Wenatchee with the hosts winning 5-0.* Ellensburg is a 2A school and a member of the 10- team Central Washington Athletic Conference.* Last season EHS won 18 games before losing in the 2A state semifinals.  Eight starters from that squad graduated and only three return.* In home openers Wenatchee is 16-12-2, but has ...
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Knight teams start new sports year 7-3-1

The 71st season of intercollegiate sports for Wenatchee Valley College is under way.  Both soccer teams and volleyball kicked off the year last weekend.  And a pretty decent start it was with the three combining for a 7-3-1 record.
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Susan Sampson | Close encounter with a 'Robotic' Owl

I live in a subdivision of some 200 houses that surround an irrigation reservoir called “Lake Cortez.” Two lots fronting the lake have been retained by our Homeowners Association for use by the members. One lot is a groomed lawn with a picnic table and bench. The other grows only thistles and weeds, except the edge near the water supports a grove of willows, cottonwoods, and maples. I usually stop there during my daily walk, to watch for wildlife. I’ve seen as much as could be expected on a neighborhood ...