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Painting skateboard decks for April 14 fundraiser

Students in Mark Wavra’s art class at Eastmont High School paint skateboard decks for a silent-auction fundraiser at 7 p.m. April 14. The event at the high school commons will benefit Community for Wenatchee Valley Skateparks. Thirty skateboard decks, donated by Cashmere Valley Bank, will be auctioned at the event, which will also feature a screening of the mini-documentary "Skateboarding in Pine Ridge."

Manson student award grants to teachers

MANSON — Manson school teachers will share $9,917 in grants awarded them by their students and the Community Foundation of North Central Washington.

Wenatchee High School’s media team wins top awards

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School's Apple Leaf student newspaper had one of its best showings ever during the Washington Journalism Education Association State Conference in Auburn Saturday.

Student with pellet gun expelled

WINTHROP — A Methow Valley Elementary School sixth-grader was expelled Wednesday for bringing a pellet gun to school.

WestSide High event will benefit cancer survivor

WestSide High School's leadership club is putting its second annual Spaghetti Feed and Silent Auction on Thursday, March 24, at 6 p.m., with the proceeds going to help 6-year-old cancer survivor Daniel Alvarez and his family.

WVC auto class goes low tech

WENATCHEE — Students in Wenatchee Valley College's Automotive Technology program learn the tricks of fixing some of the most technologically complex vehicles today.

Robotics teams off to championships

ELLENSBURG — Picture this: A bunch of kids get together after school to build robots, program them to complete tasks, and compete with each other to see whose robot does it the fastest and most accurately.

Flood survey could help lower insurance costs

The Flood Control Zone District tax revenue will help fund flood-control projects around Chelan County, but it’s also intended for public outreach and education.

Chefs rise to the top

EAST WENATCHEE — Having eight children share a commercial kitchen can be a crowded situation. Throw a few eggs, sausage, and milk around and it can be downright messy. But with a potential national championship on the line, a little clean-up is worth it.

Students use 3-D printer to make a hand

WENATCHEE — A working hand isn't the first thing WestSide High School students thought they would be making with a 3-D printer. But when there was a need, the new technology helped them find a way.

WHS remodel could send more students to WestSide and Valley Tech

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School District administrators are looking closely at a Wenatchee High School remodel plan that would update the aging and crowded school while expanding classroom space for more students at WestSide High School and Wenatchee Valley Technical Skills Center.

Mule deer: Counting heads in the foothills

WENATCHEE — A half-dozen mule deer grazed on tender, newly sprouted cheat grass in the northern Wenatchee Foothills Friday, oblivious to the dozen high school students studying them through binoculars from about a half-mile away.