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Line man

Matt Nuxoll, a groundskeeper at Wenatchee High School, lines the javelin-throwing area Wednesday for the upcoming track and field season at the school.

Apple Bowl will get synthetic grass

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School's Apple Bowl is going green. Artificially green, perhaps, but likely bordered in Panther purple and with a turf that's easier on clashing athletes, useful the year-round and requiring far lower maintenance than real grass.

Training available for suicide prevention

The Suicide Prevention Coalition of North Central Washington is offering a QPR Gatekeeper suicide prevention training at 6 p.m. Monday at Sage, 710 N. Chelan Ave.

Chelan schools surveys residents

CHELAN -- The Lake Chelan School District is asking community members to take a survey that will help plan the school calendar for the next two years.

SCORE business workshops planned

WENATCHEE — SCORE, the local group of business counselors, will sponsor a series of workshops in coming months aimed at new and experienced business people.

Apple Blossom junior court selected

WENATCHEE — The Washington State Apple Blossom Festival 2015 Junior Royalty was announced Wednesday at each girl’s school.

Mule deer talks draw big crowd

WENATCHEE — More than 150 people crowded into the conference room at Pybus Public Market Thursday evening to hear local experts talk about why it’s important to respect trail closures in the Wenatchee foothills to give wintering mule deer room to roam.

Second crash for driver in fatal accident

ORONDO -- The driver who crossed the center line to cause a fatal, three-vehicle collision north of Orondo Thursday morning caused an accident Feb. 13 of last year in nearly the same location, also by crossing the center line, according to the State Patrol.

Congressman to hold veterans’ roundtable

EAST WENATCHEE — Military veterans' access to speedy health care will be one topic under discussion next week when Rep. Dan Newhouse holds a veterans' roundtable in East Wenatchee.

Bus rape case unlikely to be tried before summer

WENATCHEE -- The trial of an expelled Wenatchee High School student accused of sexually assaulting three others on a team bus trip may not take place until the school year has passed.

New bill would save Stehekin School District

OLYMPIA — Sen. Linda Evans Parlette, R-Wenatchee, is sponsoring a bill that will allow Stehekin to keep its independent school district with only three students this year.

Benefit tonight for boy with leukemia

ROCK ISLAND — Rock Island residents and Rock Island Elementary School staff and parents are sponsoring a benefit dinner tonight to help Jesse Osorio Sanchez and his family with mounting medical expenses.

Five Things to Know about Farm to School

Farm to School is a nationwide movement to get more fresh, locally grown food into school meals and raise awareness about local agriculture.