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Healthy seniors? Pharmacy students give it a shot

EAST WENATCHEE — Pharmacy students Anna Phung and Hahn-La Phan already know how to give nearly painless flu shots. The two Washington State University pharmacy majors have each given hundreds of flu vaccine doses — shots and sprays — to patients of all ages.

Editorial | No on I-1351

Initiative 1351 on the current ballot is an irresponsible, self-serving, budget bashing measure that exploits a soft spot with voters while hiding the enormous, untenable price they will be forced to pay. Worse, the research suggests all that expense and sacrifice will bring little or no improvement in the education of their children. Nothing.

Wenatchee High School awarded for sports medicine program

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School has been picked to receive the Safe Sports School Award by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. The award recognizes high schools that provide excellent athletic training and prevention, care and treatment of sports-related injuries and illnesses.

Wenatchee School Board adds workshop

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School Board has scheduled a workshop from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday to hear presentations on the second phase of its school construction bond and a new program that will improve communication between the district and community.

Backpack on bike rack prompts college evacuations

WENATCHEE — The Music and Arts Building at Wenatchee Valley College and two parking lots were evacuated about 11:15 a.m. Friday after a backpack was found locked to a bicycle rack on campus.
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Golden Apple band earns second at season’s first competition

The Wenatchee High School Golden Apple Marching Band began its 2014 competition season last weekend at Edgar Brown Stadium in Pasco. The band placed second in the AAA Large Band Division with a score strong enough to earn a spot in the finals competition that evening.

State teachers pay most of education suit costs

SEATTLE — Public school teachers paid most of the bill for the education lawsuit that is forcing the Washington Legislature to put billions more into the state budget for K-12 education.

Class size measure may add to woes

Education advocates in Washington state are pushing a measure limiting class sizes, but opponents say the initiative on the November ballot could make a bad budget situation worse as lawmakers scramble to pay for court-ordered reforms.

Several contested races in North Central Washington

NCW — The mayors of Quincy, Oroville and Brewster all have challengers, along with quite a few other positions up for election in North Central Washington this year. Candidates for open positions had to file for election this week.