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Thinking in 3D

WENATCHEE — Local students are beginning to think and see things in 3D, and they don’t need those cardboard-framed glasses to do so.

Toy shopping: Kids and cops show how its done

This is the first year for the “Cops & Kids” program where 41 Wenatchee School District kids are paired up with local enforcement officers and sent through Hooked on Toys to buy for themselves and relatives.

Wilf Woods | Museum faces changes

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center has had an interim director since early December in Jim Russell, whose mission is to get a permanent one in place and keep the doors open meanwhile.

Canoe carver’s latest stop: Tonasket

TONASKET — There’s something special about watching a group of kids put away their cell phones for hours and get involved, instead, in an activity that dates back thousands of years.

Bridgeport High School reopens after vandal attack

BRIDGEPORT — Bridgeport High School reopened this morning after teachers worked through the day Tuesday to clean up massive damage left by vandals Sunday night. The damage closed the school Monday and Tuesday.

Vandalism shutters high school

BRIDGEPORT — A $500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of vandals who did “tens of thousands of dollars” in damage to Bridgeport High School Sunday night.

Helping ailing athletes as a learning tool

WENATCHEE — In Dale Blair’s sports medicine classes, students are encouraged to sit on their desk. Some even lie on their desks while their fellow students examine their ankles, kneecaps, wrists and elbows. “Where’s the patella, the ACL and the MCL?” they ask, testing each other.

Tax webinar for business owners is rescheduled

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Revenue will host a live webinar next month to help business owners better understand the whys and hows of filing their taxes online.

Lawsuit: Consultants gamed a complex system

JT Educational Consultants and its principals are accused of coaxing school districts throughout Washington to improperly tap funds from the Medicaid Administrative Claiming (MAC) program, which allows schools, health departments and American Indian tribes to recover up to 50 percent of eligible administrative costs.

Museum board hires interim director

WENATCHEE — Retired college dean and longtime community volunteer James Russell has been hired as interim director of the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center.

CAFE banquet to honor scholars

WENATCHEE — Seven students from Chelan and Douglas county school districts will be honored Friday at the annual fund-raising banquet for CAFE, a local Hispanic-focused non-profit.

School district makes changes to better supervise team bus rides

WENATCHEE — All buses transporting Wenatchee School District teams to and from games will have multiple coaches or adult chaperones to oversee students. The changes come as the result of alleged sexual assaults that occurred on a Sept. 6 return freshman football team bus ride from Spokane.