OLYMPIA — Washington lawmakers made national headlines when they promised to use a new business tax to make tuition at public colleges significantly more affordable — or free — for students across the state, starting in the 2020-21 school year.
CASHMERE — Cashmere has a brand new 35-year-old high school.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School District bus drivers, whose contract expired Sept. 1, are hosting a sign-waving rally Friday at the corner of Orondo and Chelan avenues to bring attention to negotiations.
What a tremendous asset our North Central Educational Service District has created at its newly remodeled headquarters in Olds Station. This will benefit the 29 individual school districts in the region both in terms of better service and in reduced costs for years to come.
WENATCHEE — How much does Wenatchee Valley College President Jim Richardson make?
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College President Jim Richardson’s job is secure, say the four members of the Board of Trustees.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared divided over a Montana tax credit program that could benefit private religious schools in a case that could open the door to more public funding for religious institutions.
OLYMPIA — In a move that Democrats said could help protect students from sexual violence and Republicans said would take away local control over schools, the Senate approved a bill requiring all public schools offer medically accurate, comprehensive sex education geared to children at all gr…
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court justices on Wednesday sounded ready to rule that states that offer scholarships or subsidies to private schools must include those operated by churches.
WENATCHEE — The North Central Educational Service District has completed a $1.2 million remodel of its four-story headquarters at 430 Olds Station Road.
OLYMPIA — You might not know this, but in Washington, schools don’t have to teach sex education.
WENATCHEE — Our Valley Our Future and the Washington State University Center for Innovation have launched a month-long survey asking local businesses and organizations about topics they are researching.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College will be closed for Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, but students are taking the spirit of the celebration out into the community.
WENATCHEE — Icy road conditions Thursday have prompted some school delays including a 2-hour late start for Wenatchee, Cashmere, Chelan and Omak schools.
OLYMPIA — Would Washingtonians benefit from a single application form for all the state’s public colleges? And if college costs were more transparent, would student debt drop?
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley College faculty union on Wednesday formally demanded the school's board of trustees fire President Jim Richardson over a $1 million financial crisis that's led to 21 layoffs and other cuts.
OKANOGAN — Nine Okanogan High School students compete Thursday night for the chance to advance to Poetry Out Loud, a national recitation contest.
Updated 12:25 p.m. Tuesday with statement released by WVC President Jim Richardson: WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College faculty are calling on the Board of Trustees to replace WVC President Jim Richardson, saying he is responsible for the current financial crisis that has led to layoffs and staff furlough days.
WENATCHEE — Maria Iñiguez didn’t receive enough votes Thursday to make her appointment to the Wenatchee School Board official.
Winter walking takes different forms as Janeli Sanchez takes advantage of the warm and dry student center at Wenatchee Valley College for some exercise and a student walks through the snow in the distance from the college to her car Friday, Jan. 10, 2020.
The mural of the Wenatchee Valley College Knight's mascot comes tumbling down while demolition crews begin their first full day of destruction at Wells Hall on the Wenatchee campus Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. The building is being replaced by a three-story structure.
WENATCHEE — The public is invited to a reception Tuesday welcoming Maria Iñiquez and Julie Norton to the Wenatchee School Board.
WENATCHEE — In Wenatchee and Eastmont school districts, the number of unvaccinated students in danger of being kept out of school was minimal.
SEATTLE — On Wednesday, for the first time under a new state law, Seattle Public Schools students were barred from attending classes if they lacked complete vaccination records.
WENATCHEE — Thursday evening’s interview lineup has been announced for the seven finalists in the running for two open Wenatchee School Board seats.
WENATCHEE — Two new Wenatchee School Board members will be chosen Thursday from seven applicants named Monday night.
WENATCHEE — Students this year have less time to apply and will face more competition for Washington State Opportunity Scholarships.
OLYMPIA — State lawmakers don't return to Olympia until later this month, but they spent the final weeks of 2019 filing early versions of bills they hope to advance during this year's short legislative session.
WENATCHEE — Three more potential Wenatchee School Board members turned in applications Friday , bringing the total to eight interested in filling two vacant seats.
MANSON — The Manson School Board has scheduled a public hearing at 6 p.m. Tuesday to talk about issuing $550,000 in limited general obligation bonds to help buy Leffler Field.
WENATCHEE — Five applications have been submitted so far for two open Wenatchee School Board seats.
Once-authoritative tomes now relegated to holding up unstable coffee tables or simply gathering dust in a far corner are getting new life at the hand of Oakland artist Adele Crawford.
PULLMAN — When you’re born into a “big Cougar family,” as Evan Henniger was, there’s a certain expectation that you’ll apply to Washington State University.
WENATCHEE — Fence builders were getting $13 an hour 15 months ago, when Paul Coppock started putting together cost estimates for projects designed to increase the safety of Wenatchee schools.
OLYMPIA — Dual-credit programs, which allow high-school students to take college-level courses, have a lot of appeal. But who are they helping?
WENATCHEE — The Game Night Girls have not forgotten how to play.
WATERVILLE — Fridays off seemed like a great idea to Waterville High School student Braxton Jessup — until he realized the catch was another hour of school Monday through Thursday.
From left, Briseyda Valladolid, 11, her sister Anahi, 24, and mother Norma Valdovinez, Wenatchee, look over computers during The Hour of Code event Thursday night, Dec. 19, 2019, at the Wenatchee Community Center. It was the first time the North Central Education Service District took the event to a non-school activity, tying it into the neighborhood group's Las Posadas evening that took place later that night. The Hour of Code is a national movement to encourage families to spend an hour together learning computer science in the month of December.
OLYMPIA — Exactly how many students receive their required vaccinations before school started two years ago? Turns out, Washington state doesn’t actually know, according to a new audit.
SEATTLE — Three years ago, after the 2016 presidential election, Daniela Cortez Cornelio said she felt nervous and uninformed. She hadn’t learned all that much about civics yet, so she struggled to reflect on national politics.
QUINCY — Alex Ybarra, who will return to Olympia in January as the elected 13th District Legislative representative, has resigned from the Quincy School Board.
WENATCHEE — The search for two Wenatchee School Board members had garnered four applications as of Thursday.