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Water birders

Birders loaded into rafts and floated down the Icicle and Wenatchee Rivers near Leavenworth on Friday during an afternoon trip arranged during the Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest. The popular floats were run by Osprey Rafting. The annual festival ended Sunday.
Teacher protest

Teachers hit the streets to press funding demands

WENATCHEE — More than 400 teachers from Wenatchee and Eastmont school districts are out on the streets today waving signs to protest what they say is lack of full educational funding by Washington legislators .

Slip into a prom dress at Sunday’s giveaway

WENATCHEE — Nearly 500 new and gently used prom dresses will be up for grabs this weekend when the Junior Service League of Wenatchee holds its annual Prom Dress Giveaway.

NCW artists picked for OSPI high school art show

OLYMPIA — Artworks by two North Central Washington high school artists will be part of the 42nd Annual Superintendent's High School Art Show Friday in Olympia. The show is sponsored by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the Washington Art Education Association.

Rugged Ron’ was just hanging around

WENATCHEE — A report of a non-responsive man hanging by a harness from a utility pole sent police and ambulance crews scrambling Wednesday afternoon — for four minutes.

WVC students approve new rec center

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College students approved a student-led project to build a $6.2 million, 20,000-square-foot recreation center at the college.

Wenatchee schools request “Core 24” waiver

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee School Board Tuesday unanimously approved an application for a two-year waiver from new state "Core 24" career and college ready graduation requirements at Wenatchee and WestSide high schools.