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Okanogan school bond fails

OKANOGAN — After the Okanogan County Auditor’s Office counted more ballots in the Okanogan School District’s proposed $6.55 million bond levy, school officials concede that the measure has failed.

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WSD employee named finalist for statewide award

OLYMPIA — Donna Young, office manager for Columbia Elementary, was chosen a regional finalist for Washington’s 2016 Classified School Employee of the Year award and will be honored during an awards ceremony planned for Thursday in Olympia.

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Auditor’s office finds WVC mismanaged capital projects

WENATCHEE — The state Auditor's Office Thursday released results of its investigation of a whistleblower complaint asserting that Wenatchee Valley College's president and vice president of administrative services mismanaged capital projects by failing to correctly follow public works contracting laws.

No easy answers in reducing class size

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School Board is looking at portable classrooms and restricting the Choice program as ways to better manage classroom size and increasing enrollment at several of its schools.

Nose to nose science

WENATCHEE — The North Central Regional Library provided events throughout the past week, which was spring break for most of the public school students in the area.

Cashmere residents asked to approve school bond

CASHMERE — Cashmere School District residents will be asked to approve a $12.4 million bond proposal to modernize and expand Cashmere High School and add classrooms to Vale Elementary School when ballots are sent out later this week. The bond proposal is the only item on the ballot.

College life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington