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Grant supports music and arts

WENATCHEE — The Woods Family Music and Arts Grant is available to nonprofit organizations that offer music or arts related services in Chelan, Douglas and parts of Okanogan counties.

Douglas County, BLM take another look at Douglas Creek Road

DOUGLAS — Douglas County and the Bureau of Land Management are re-examining a longstanding question of whether to repair or close a rough section of Douglas Creek Road that leads to a popular recreation area for locals and visitors alike.

Low voter turnout, except in Douglas County

WENATCHEE — Primary election ballot returns for Chelan, Grant and Okanogan counties on Tuesday were running close to the statewide average of about 16 percent.

Fish find new home on riverfront

WENATCHEE — Nearly 500 colorful salmon decorated by school children have arrived at their new home in Riverfront Park.

Back to school events coming up

WENATCHEE — Summer vacation is soon coming to an end, but several back-to-school fairs will help send kids off to class with backpacks, school supplies and school clothes.

School budget provides some increases

WENATCHEE — A proposed Wenatchee School District budget for 2015-2016 school year would give teachers a 3 percent cost-of-living increase and provide more cash for curriculum and staffing at schools.

Oroville School Board tables arming staff, for now

OROVILLE — A week after hosting a community forum on whether to arm some staff members with guns in case of a school shooting, the Oroville School Board tabled the idea on Monday.

A little off the top

Workers remove roof tiles from Lincoln Elementary School in Wenatchee on Friday.

EWU helps students affected by wildfire

WENATCHEE — Eastern Washington University students who were affected by the Sleepy Hollow Fire may get extra help with tuition and housing this fall

Artificial turf coming to Apple Bowl field

WENATCHEE — A dump truck spreads gravel on the Apple Bowl field in preparation for the new artificial turf that will be installed later this summer. The field is scheduled to be turned over to the Wenatchee School District by September in time for the first football game.

Mission View fence transformed into art

Four hundred small aluminum squares were painted by students at Mission View Elementary school as an art project during the school year. Last week some students in the summer enrichment program helped artist Dennis Weddle of Bear Signs start to zip tie them to a chain link fence on the south side of the school, creating a massive art piece.