WENATCHEE — Retired Okanogan School District Superintendent Richard Johnson will fill a position on the North Central Educational Service District’s board of directors.

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WENATCHEE — In an effort to inform the community where it stands on controversial topics, the Wenatchee School District recently posted on its website about two of the more controversial topics out there, sexual health education and Critical Race Theory.

The Friends of the Wenatchee Public Library Summer Book Sale was held Saturday in Wenatchee's Memorial Park to raise money to promote children’s programs at the library, with an emphasis on summer reading.

VANCOUVER — The Evergreen Public Schools board on Tuesday approved a raise for Superintendent Mike Merlino that brings his annual salary to $305,884 during the 2021-22 school year.

NEW YORK — Critical race theory, a once-obscure academic concept that has sparked school board protests and classroom bans in some states, is largely misunderstood among the general public, even by those who say they are familiar with what it teaches about racism in America, according to a R…

MANSON — A Manson School Board member refused to participate in a board workshop in June because she believed, apparently incorrectly, that the session was about racism, microaggression and critical race theory.

WENATCHEE — Starting July 1, Wenatchee Valley College campuses in Wenatchee and Omak will be open to students and the public three days a week — 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday.

Hunter Salinas tossed six shutout innings to give the Wenatchee AppleSox a 4-3 win over the Cowlitz Black Bears on Thursday night at David Story Field.

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