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Science is fun!

Kids had a blast when Pacific Science Center’s Science on Wheels visited Washington Elementary School Wednesday.

WHS students named as 2015 National Merit Commended Students

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School seniors Serena Fitzgerald and Austin Schmaltz have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program.

Community Fund Grant seeks applicants

WATERVILLE — The Community Foundation of North Central Washington is now accepting applications for the Waterville Community Fund Grant, which provides funding for innovative programs that help meet the needs of Waterville and its citizens.

College Life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington
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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.