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Air Stagnation Advisory issued December 17 at 9:42AM PST until December 19 at 12:00PM PST by NWS

..LIGHT WINDS AND INVERSIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THE WORKWEEK. THIS WILL LEAD TOWARD STAGNANT AIR CONDITIONS OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON. ...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PST FRIDAY... * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT WINDS AND STABLE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE

Tonight

Lo31° Chance Rain

Thursday

Hi37° Chance Rain/Snow

Thursday Night

Lo33° Rain/Snow Likely

Friday

Hi40° Rain/Snow Likely

Friday Night

Lo30° Cloudy

Saturday

Hi34° Rain/Snow Likely

Saturday Night

Lo32° Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi41° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo35° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi42° Partly Sunny

Bridgeport High School reopens after vandal attack

BRIDGEPORT — Bridgeport High School reopened this morning after teachers worked through the day Tuesday to clean up massive damage left by vandals Sunday night. The damage closed the school Monday and Tuesday.

Vandalism shutters high school

BRIDGEPORT — A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of vandals who did “tens of thousands of dollars” in damage to Bridgeport High School Sunday night.
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Helping ailing athletes as a learning tool

WENATCHEE — In Dale Blair’s sports medicine classes, students are encouraged to sit on their desk. Some even lie on their desks while their fellow students examine their ankles, kneecaps, wrists and elbows. “Where’s the patella, the ACL and the MCL?” they ask, testing each other.

Tax webinar for business owners is rescheduled

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Revenue will host a live webinar next month to help business owners better understand the whys and hows of filing their taxes online.

Lawsuit: Consultants gamed a complex system

JT Educational Consultants and its principals are accused of coaxing school districts throughout Washington to improperly tap funds from the Medicaid Administrative Claiming (MAC) program, which allows schools, health departments and American Indian tribes to recover up to 50 percent of eligible administrative costs.
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Museum board hires interim director

WENATCHEE — Retired college dean and longtime community volunteer James Russell has been hired as interim director of the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center.

CAFE banquet to honor scholars

WENATCHEE — Seven students from Chelan and Douglas county school districts will be honored Friday at the annual fund-raising banquet for CAFE, a local Hispanic-focused non-profit.

School district makes changes to better supervise team bus rides

WENATCHEE — All buses transporting Wenatchee School District teams to and from games will have multiple coaches or adult chaperones to oversee students. The changes come as the result of alleged sexual assaults that occurred on a Sept. 6 return freshman football team bus ride from Spokane.

Sharratt’s fingerprints on state STEM initiative

Significant momentum is building in this state to support STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education in public schools and our good friend Dr. Gene Sharratt and the Washington Student Achievement Council staff are playing key roles.
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5 Things to know about the Junior Service League of Wenatchee

I’m Nicole Flanagan, president of Junior Service League of Wenatchee. JSLW is a relatively new non-profit in the Wenatchee Valley. Established in 2008, JSLW’s membership has grown tremendously. We have just over 190 members spanning many generations ranging in age from 20 to 90.

Big game prompts school closure

OKANOGAN — All schools in the Okanogan School District will be closed Friday due to the large number of students and staff planning to attend the state 2B football championship game at the Tacoma Dome.