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Dodgeball high

After throwing the final out in a game of dodgeball in a tournament at Wenatchee Valley College Thursday, Hannah Doherty celebrates with her team. This was the third year for the fundraising event at the college that includes ten teams of six players.

WVC Foundation honors Dorothy Spanjer

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation honored the late Dorothy Spanjer for her long support of students seeking special education degrees. The tribute was made last Thursday at the foundation's Barbara Wilson Women's Luncheon.

Family files legal claim with schools over bus assault

WENATCHEE — The family of one student assaulted in a Wenatchee High School football bus trip has filed a $1.5 million claim for damages against the Wenatchee School District. The claim, filed with the district in August by Wenatchee attorney Travis Brandt, argues the district "provided inadequate and negligent supervision," which allowed one teen traveling on the bus to assault three others while traveling from a game in Spokane back to Wenatchee on Sept. 6. The claim also notes that the teen, who later pleaded guilty to three counts of ...

Wenatchee student wins national journalism award

WENATCHEE — Bryce Newberry, a 2015 Wenatchee High School graduate, earned a second-place award in the National Scholastic Press Association's National News Story of the Year category.

Common Ground | Dugout canoe project inspires students at WestSide

In the grass behind WestSide High School in Wenatchee, students can be found chipping away at a large ponderosa pine as they build a dugout canoe. A huge pile of wood chips surrounding the canoe is a testament to the amount of work that has been accomplished so far. The work is slow, tedious and physically demanding, but the students working on it are finding the effort surprisingly satisfying.

More Eastmont students heading to Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — The battle of the bridge continues. And this month it's the Wenatchee School District that has gained more students than surrendered to the Eastmont School District.

Wenatchee School District custodians get a raise

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School Board Tuesday unanimously approved a new contract with the Public School Employees union representing 68 maintenance and operations employees.

Hernandez wins statewide award

WENATCHEE — Melissa Hernandez is one of seven Washington recipients of the Community Champions Award. The awards were made Nov. 3 in Seattle by Molina Healthcare.

NCESD Foundation awards teaching grants

WENATCHEE — The North Central Educational School District Educational Foundation awarded teaching grants to 83 North Central Washington school teachers at an awards presentation Oct. 29.

A colorful background for school photos

Photographer Wendy Lane Hulse of Truly Me Photography photographs Margot Getsinger, 5, at right, as Willa McIntyre, 3, center and Elle Jacobson, 5, hold a light diffuser. The group was out taking school pictures for Joyful Scholars Montessori School at the corner of Palouse Street and Chelan Avenue in Wenatchee.

Legally Blonde’ opens Thursday

Eastmont High School's "Legally Blonde the Musical" will be presented at the school auditorium Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Nov. 12, 13, and 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 ($8 for students) and available through the Numerica PAC Box office at 509-663-ARTS or at the door.