When it comes to cars, Americans have stronger opinions than they do about almost anything else, including politics and religion, One could even argue that cars are a religion to some car aficionados. And where there’s religion, there’s always controversy.
Here in America, we speak English. That’s been a proven fact since our country was founded. So why are high schools still trying to teach English in a country where everyone already knows the language?
A team of students from Lee Elementary won the Eastmont School District straw-tower competition Tuesday at Eastmont High School. Dozens of kindergarten and first-grade students from five elementary school competed in the event. Students had 75 plastic straws, a roll of masking tape, scissors and 30 minutes to build the tallest free-standing tower. The winning Lee team was made up of first grader Alexis Garcia and kindergartners Keith Johnson, Addi Donaldson and Sarah Estes. They were coached by second-grade teacher Sue Heitzman. Their tower was 83-inches tall. They won two ...
Nearly four months ago, more than 112 million people tuned in to watch Super Bowl XLVIII on television, the highest ever recorded. Nearly 83,000 people packed into MetLife Stadium in New Jersey to watch the Seattle Seahawks clobber the Denver Broncos. Some people piled in simply to see the halftime performance from chart-topping artist Bruno Mars.
WENATCHEE — In a time when nonprofits often go in search of help, community volunteer Rudi Pauly is a bright anomaly. After more than 60 years of service, she’s not only a strong advocate for community involvement; her relentless smile and boundless enthusiasm make it sound like fun.
Marcy LaGagnier is documenting osprey building a nest along the Icicle River as part of her “Wings on the Icicle” series. This image, taken earlier this spring, shows a female on the right directing traffic as the other ospreys bring back nest-building materials. LaGagnier is a Puyallup-based photographer with family and friends in North Central Washington.
Almost every Wenatchee student knows an Eastmont High School Wildcat or two, has been on the campus, or at least attended the annual Battle of the Bridges. But how much do we actually know about the daily life of our cross-river rivals?