The Washington State Apple Blossom Top Ten candidates are announced in a ceremony Wednesday night. Selection night for the queen and two princesses is Saturday night, February 14 at the Wenatchee High School Auditorium. Tickets go on sale Monday, January 19 at 9a.m. at the festival office or online at appleblossom.org.
WENATCHEE — A brief lockdown at Washington Elementary School Friday based on a miscommunication caused a flurry of comments on the Wenatchee World Facebook page, but apparently little commotion at the school itself.
OLYMPIA — Driven by expensive mandates to fund education, the governor’s proposed $39 billion biennium budget — and the slew of new taxes he’d create to fund it — will be the hottest topic during the state’s 2015 legislative session, which begins Monday.
WENATCHEE — Local day care took a big hit last year when government budget cuts and tax problems combined to close two daycare facilities serving about 50 children, nearly all from low-income families.
WENATCHEE — Finding teaching jobs in foreign countries has long been a popular way for professionals to put their education to good use while exploring distant lands. For a variety of reasons, several have ventured afar from the unlikely origin of Cashmere Middle School, although the school is hardly unique in that regard. Currently, four from Cashmere are now working at one foreign school, the Colegio Los Nogales in Bogota, Colombia. Several other former Cashmere teachers have recently taught elsewhere in the world.