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NCESD awarded grant to further space study

WENATCHEE — North Central Educational Service District has been awarded a $325,000 grant from NASA and the University of Washington to further science in local middle schools and high schools.

Forum for Douglas County candidates Wednesday

EAST WENATCHEE — A forum for candidates running in contested races for local offices in Douglas County will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Douglas County Fire District No. 2 meeting room, 377 Eastmont Ave.

New Wanapum Heritage Center to open Oct. 15

MATTAWA — A big new museum, research center and gathering place to display, preserve and learn about the history and culture of the Wanapum People will open at 10 a.m., Oct. 15.

A football tradition

Homecoming activities at Wenatchee High School included a powder-puff football game Wednesday night at Wenatchee High School's Apple Bowl.

This week’s gas prices

Local gas prices are nearing $2.50 a gallon. That's about a dollar less than this time a year ago.

Enchantment Lakes Traverse

If a book titled The 100 Best Hikes in North America were to be written, the Enchantment Lakes Traverse would be the choice put forth to represent Central Washington.

Retrial commences in child rape case against former officer

Scottie L. Arms, 44, is now on trial for the second time on a charge of first-degree child rape. The Wenatchee native is accused of sexually assaulting the 11-year-old daughter of his then-fiancée on Jan. 19, 2014. His first trial ended May 7 with the jury unable to come to a verdict.

Walker named to state early learning group

WENATCHEE — Alan Walker of Wenatchee has been named as one of 16 parents by the State Department of Early Learning to represent North Central Washington region on the newly established Parent Advisory Group.

Looking for gold

John Skuse of Entiat looks for gold in the Wenatchee River just downstream from the Sleepy Hollow Bridge.