Wenatchee Valley College student Dayne Russ, right, gets a root ball ready at an Arbor Day event planting 20 trees on Friday at the college. Arbor Day is in April but because of other events at the college around the holiday college officials decided to hold their celebration in October, according to Joan Qazi the sustainability coordinator with the college.

EDMONDS — Hundreds of students in a Snohomish County school will switch to remote learning Wednesday after 26 students tested positive for coronavirus in the last 10 days, forcing the school to shut down.

WENATCHEE — With language in a U.S. Senate bill that would provide permanent residency for undocumented immigrants in danger of being erased from the final draft, a group of community members marched Tuesday to urge Democrats to follow through with campaign promises.

WENATCHEE — Pinnacles Prep, a public charter school in its first year of operation, will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 6 for prospective students at its campus at 504 S. Chelan Ave.

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College has received a $226,000 grant to help homeless students over the next two years with access to everything from laundry facilities and showers to food and technology.

Kristin Harvey, 7, Wenatchee, practices a cheer during the Wenatchee High School Mini Cheer Camp on Thursday. She has been in dance classes for five years and decided to try cheer at the camp. Cheerleader Coach Danielle Schafer-Cloke said 160 children from kindergarten through fifth grade signed up for the camp.

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School Board members debated returning to in-person meetings earlier this week, more than a month after a large group of unmasked people disrupted the Aug. 24 board meeting.

MOSES LAKE — Big Bend Community College on Tuesday announced Amy Parris as a new trustee, replacing Stephen McFadden, who resigned after taking a job with the Port of Pasco in the Tri-Cities. Gov. Jay Inslee confirmed the appointment last week.

What an amazing year for World's Best! This competition has never been as competitive as it was for 2021! The community known competition saw more than 13,000 nominations in round 1 which made up more than 2,300 businesses, people, and places across our community.

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