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WHS senior wins natural resource scholarship

LEAVENWORTH — The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival has named Alexis Rodriguez-Pantaleon as the winner of the 2016 Nancy Duree Natural Resource Scholarship.

Local genealogical society recognized in webinar

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society and its website,, was recognized during an internationally viewed webinar by the Legacy Tree titled, “Tracing your Washington State Ancestors.”

Grant spurs growth of CVCH dental program

WENATCHEE — Columbia Valley Community Health has received a $350,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand its dental health services.

Eagle Scout receives congressional honor

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Christian Pugh of Ephrata was awarded the Congressional Award gold medal Thursday on Capitol Hill. The award was presented by U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse.


Class reunions scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Pet of the Week: Meet Chloe

Chloe is an independent girl who knows what she wants, say officials at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.

College life

News of college students from throughout North Central Washington

Well-timed exercise might improve learning

Aerobic exercise four hours after a memorization task, but not exercise right afterwards, was linked to improved recall in a series of Dutch experiments.

The Seattle Barkery is a food truck for dogs (yes, really!)

SEATTLE — Seattle’s hottest new food truck sells adorable, handcrafted baked goods, made fresh with love daily at the crack of dawn. High-quality, local ingredients come from places like Bob’s Red Mill; for a treat in the heat, sundaes feature ice cream specially made by Full Tilt. The vintage sky-blue Chevy sells out almost every day, with customers too excited to properly line up, instead running in circles, sniffing each other and begging. Sometimes a bandit (or maybe a Bandit) jumps aboard and eats as much as possible before being ...

Grills — 50th

Gene and Connie Grills celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary recently.