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WVC professor plans sociology on the PCT

Rich Brinkman, Wenatchee Valley College sociology professor, has come up with an exciting, albeit challenging, way to get out of the office.
Gov. Inslee visits Wenatchee High School March 13, 2015

Inslee visits career-focused education programs

Gov. Jay Inslee spent much of Friday in Wenatchee, speaking to the Washington Industrial Technology Education Association and visiting Wenatchee High School and Wenatchee Valley College.

City donates police car to school

The city will donate a surplus police car to Wenatchee Valley Tech, a technical training center for high school students that is jointly operated in Olds Station by 11 school districts around the region.

Soap Lake schools improving

SOAP LAKE -- Soap Lake Middle and Senior High School is one of four struggling schools in the state that have shown great improvement over the past few years.

Workshops of potential school board candidates

WENATCHEE -- The Washington State School Directors Association will hold workshops next week in Wenatchee and Omak for those who may want to serve on local school boards.

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.