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How U.S. News ranks state schools

The University of Washington is ranked 54th in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 list of the best national universities and 16th among public national universities, according to figures released Tuesday.

30 under 35 | Next question: Dillon Owens

The Wenatchee Valley Business World’s “30 Under 35” program recently honored young community leaders. We tap their thoughts in this Sunday interview series.

Student orientations coming for new WVC students

WENATCHEE — The Omak and Wenatchee campuses of Wenatchee Valley College will host new student orientations next week that include tips for college success and campus tours/

Free passes available to fourth-graders

NCW — All federal parks, national forests and recreation areas can be accessed for free to fourth-graders and their families who get a Every Kid in a Park pass.

Art of Community | Cascade grad finds wisdom, perspective in Bolivia

Publisher’s Note: Claire Seaman of Leavenworth was an exchange student in Bolivia this past school year as part of Leavenworth Rotary’s Youth Exchange program. She’s the daughter of Shaun and Carol Seaman and a graduate of Cascade High School. We asked her to share a bit of her experience with our readers

Local mariachi musicians mourn Gabriel’s death

WENATCHEE — Fans of mariachi music are mourning the loss of legendary Mexican singer Juan Gabriel. Among them are members of Wenatchee High School's famed group, Mariachi Huenachi.

Federal Building could become a school

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School District officials will weigh out possible costs and benefits over the next month of converting Wenatchee's Federal Building for educational use, most likely a second high school.

Art of Community | OVWN Part 4 Identifying projects and lead partners

Publisher’s note: The is the fourth in a series of articles about the background and progress of Our Valley What’s Next, a grass roots community improvement project for the Wenatchee Valley. Check out the OVWN web site at and see the Art of Community Project web site at for photos, videos and more stories – Rufus Woods.

Getting ready for the school year

WENATCHEE — With the start of school looming little more than a week away, construction is moving at a feverish pace on two Wenatchee School District elementary schools: Washington and Lincoln.