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Encouraging adventure

How do you get kids excited to put their hands in slime (milk mixed with vinegar) hold a worm or a rubberized egg? Facial expressions help a lot, teacher Jill Deal knows. She was working with kids at the Super Summer Adventures Icky Sticky Ooey Gooey Lab on Monday. The class, put on by the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, runs through this week with other subjects taught through Aug. 27. For more information, contact the museum at (509)888-6240 or on the web at
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Bringing tribal stories to classrooms

OMAK —Larry Allen, a Colville Tribal councilman, told educators from around the state Tuesday that they were making history.

Free backpacks for students at Health Fair

WENATCHEE — Columbia Valley Community Health will hold its annual Back to School Health Fair from 9 a.m until noon Saturday, Aug. 6, in the clinic parking lot, 600 Orondo Ave.

What’s “SUP?”

A yoga class takes to paddleboards Wednesday near Walla Walla Point Park's swimming area. Taught by Bridget Shae with ILa Yoga of Wenatchee, the Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) sessions are scheduled throughout the summer.

Authorities identify fatal hit-and-run suspect

BRIDGEPORT — Authorities are looking for a 21-year-old Bridgeport man who they believe was driving a pickup that struck and killed bicyclist Gary Knowlton near Chelan.
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Apple carvers

People interested in making dried apple dolls took the first step in carving apple faces Saturday.

Keeping his eye on the ball

Christian Scott, 8, of Wenatchee, works on his hitting during the four-day AppleSox Youth Camp on Monday at Wenatchee Valley College.

WVC honors its top graduates

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley College recently announced its 2016 graduation awards.

Potluck planned to reunite WHS alumni

WENATCHEE — Individuals who attended Wenatchee High School during the 1950s and 60s are invited to a gathering of friends potluck at 5 p.m. July 30 at Carleen Elliot’s home, 2043 S. Methow St.

Manson principal recognized by state association

MANSON — Manson High School Principal Don Vanderholm was named a recipient of the Robert J. Handy Most Effective Administrator Award by the Washington Association of School Administrators during its summer conference June 27.

College life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington