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Fish fountain

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College student Kansas Cumiskey reels in a trout at the college's fountain Thursday, only to have the fishing line break before her friend Malorie Wilson can get a hold of it. The two were among more than one hundred who tried to snag the 320 fish brought in from a Soap Lake trout farm. The end-of-school event is in its ninth year and sponsored by the Associated Students of WVC. The few stragglers left over after the event are eventually caught over the weekend before the ...

State grant will fund new Eastmont K-3 classrooms

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont School Board approved a plan Monday to dedicate $3 million of its general operating funds over the next four years to qualify for a $7 million state grant to construct 20 new classrooms to reduce class sizes for kindergarten through third grade students.

NCW schools make top high school list

MANSON — Liberty Bell High School and Manson High School were named as two of the state and nation's best high schools in a ranking by US News & World Report.

School district newsletter named Best in State

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School District's community newsletter, Inside Wenatchee Schools, was named Best in State at a Washington School Public Relations Association conference held Thursday and Friday in Leavenworth.

Okanogan school bond fails

OKANOGAN — After the Okanogan County Auditor’s Office counted more ballots in the Okanogan School District’s proposed $6.55 million bond levy, school officials concede that the measure has failed.

College life

News of college students from throughout North Central Washington

College Life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

WSD employee named finalist for statewide award

OLYMPIA — Donna Young, office manager for Columbia Elementary, was chosen a regional finalist for Washington’s 2016 Classified School Employee of the Year award and will be honored during an awards ceremony planned for Thursday in Olympia.