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EWU helps students affected by wildfire

WENATCHEE — Eastern Washington University students who were affected by the Sleepy Hollow Fire may get extra help with tuition and housing this fall

Artificial turf coming to Apple Bowl field

WENATCHEE — A dump truck spreads gravel on the Apple Bowl field in preparation for the new artificial turf that will be installed later this summer. The field is scheduled to be turned over to the Wenatchee School District by September in time for the first football game.

Mission View fence transformed into art

Four hundred small aluminum squares were painted by students at Mission View Elementary school as an art project during the school year. Last week some students in the summer enrichment program helped artist Dennis Weddle of Bear Signs start to zip tie them to a chain link fence on the south side of the school, creating a massive art piece.

The history behind the names

EAST WENATCHEE — So, why are there schools in East Wenatchee named for Civil War Confederate and Union generals?

Should Robert E. Lee Elementary School be renamed?

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont School Board members and district administrators aren't eager to discuss a name change for Robert E. Lee Elementary School. But a national conversation about use of the Confederate flag and other symbols of the Confederacy could bring it to their table.

WHS adds associate principal position

WENATCHEE — Ricardo Iniquez has been named Wenatchee High School Associate Principal. The new position will assist new Wenatchee High School Principal Eric Anderson in state-required achievement initiatives.

Working at the carwash

Members of the Celebration Lutheran Church in East Wenatchee held a carwash fundraiser at the Jet Pro Auto Wash on North Wenatchee Avenue Tuesday to help pay for a trip to a national youth gathering.

8 seconds of silence

EAST WENATCHEE — Crowd noise never bothers Johnie Bryant when he's competing bareback in rodeos.

Let the school construction begin

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School District administrators, school board members and others dug their gold-painted shovels into dirt at three school construction sites Thursday, kicking off a massive project to overhaul three district schools.