The 18th annual Janice Franz Talent Show begins its three-night run today at Wenatchee High School at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at the door or by calling 664-3678, during school hours. This year’s recipient of the fundraiser is 2-year-old Jocelyn Melendez, the daughter of former WestSide High School student Ana Ventura, who died last December from brain cancer.
OKANOGAN — State officials say while people should take measures to protect their domestic birds, the avian influenza strain that hit Washington state in December is not expected to take a major toll on wild ducks and geese.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School Board Tuesday voted to extend its contract with district Superintendent Brian Flones for another year. The three-year contract must be approved annually by the board. Flones has held the district’s top job for 16 years.