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Heritage University to offer four-year degrees at WVC

WENATCHEE — Heritage University will partner with Wenatchee Valley College to offer four-year degrees in business administration, criminal justice and early childhood studies on the WVC campus.
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In a pickle

Annamarie Harden, Wenatchee, stretches out to hit a pickleball Wednesday during a open class put on by the Wenatchee Valley Pickleball Club at the Eastmont Community Park.

Parlette bill passed to preserve Stehekin school

OLYMPIA -- Stehekin's one-room school will remain open, despite its meager enrollment, after the state House of Representatives put its seal on a bill Tuesday to keep classes going.
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Orondo comes together after school bus accident

More than 100 people turned out Sunday for a picnic aimed at bringing the Orondo community together after a school bus crash March 5 that injured dozens of students and killed one woman.

Methow schools seek two levies on April ballot

WINTHROP – The Methow Valley School District will ask voters to pass two levies on April 28: One to help replace buses and another to improve school buildings and grounds.

Sterling to get new playground

EAST WENATCHEE -- Eastmont School District will spend $190,500 to add a new playground area at Sterling Intermediate School and improve elementary school playgrounds this summer.

Fund set up to help sick Wenatchee couple

WENATCHEE - Friends and family of Rick and Lori Lange of Wenatchee have set up a gofundme account to help the couple with medical bills resulting from his recent diagnosis of Guillian-Barre syndrome and her recent diagnosis of cancer.

NCW schools win state awards

OLYMPIA -- More than a dozen North Central Washington schools have earned Washington Achievement Awards for 2014.

Common Ground | Cashmere Mill Site volunteers wanted for a morning of work and fun

The Cascadia Conservation District is looking for community volunteers to take part in a cleanup effort at the Cashmere Mill Site on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. til noon. We asked Amanda Levesque, Cascadia's education and outreach specialist, about this event and and what the organization is doing to make this valley a better place to live.
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Educators don sumo suits to battle for good cause

CHELAN — Here’s a good way to raise some bucks: Stuff two high school principals into separate inflatable sumo wrestling suits and let ’em battle it out in front of a thousand cheering residents.