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Sliding into summer

Glen Prosser with Prosser and Sons of Spokane, takes apart playground equipment at Kenroy Elementary School on Tuesday, getting ready to move it to the opposite side of the school. He says he has worked on play areas for 35 years. "I've been assembling them so long that I'm taking out what I've put in," he says.

WHS Puerto Rico field trip is a go

WENATCHEE — Five Wenatchee High School students will be allowed to travel to Puerto Rico for a school field trip this August.
Motorcycle prank

Senior motorcycle prank on video

EAST WENATCHEE — An unnamed Eastmont High School senior had his prank May 31 when he rode his offroad motorcycle through the halls of the high school.

Flying ‘frogs’

Teacher Zack Jacobson says his hydraulic and pneumatic class at Wenatchee Valley College is one of the least favorite for his students because using math is required.

End of the school year

For some East Wenatchee students, the school year ends with a splash.

Free lunch for kids

WENATCHEE — Anyone 18 or under will be able eat lunch free this summer at several locations in Wenatchee, East Wenatchee and Cashmere. One Wenatchee school will also be serving breakfast through the summer.

Pickup driver in school bus crash arrested

CHELAN FALLS — The driver of a pickup that collided with a school bus carrying about 50 students Wednesday morning has been arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Reichert to speak at Manson graduation

MANSON — U.S. Congressman Dave Reichert will deliver the commencement address at ceremonies Saturday for Manson’s graduating class of 2016.

WVC students transform MAC Gallery with murals

WENATCHEE — The spilled yellow paint radiated from all sides, oozing past sheets of paper, over floor tiles and into cracks. The student who knocked the paint can over sheepishly covered her mouth, shocked by the mess she'd just made. The rest of the class was not as paralyzed, calmly coming together to wipe up the spill and make light of the situation.

Mentoring offers Opportunities for Eastmont students

EAST WENATCHEE — Evelyn Medina was falling far behind in her credits at Eastmont High School. She didn't want to give up, but it became clear she wasn't likely to succeed in a traditional classroom environment.