OMAK — Briana Pardo, a Wenatchee Valley College at Omak alumna, was selected as the WVC nominee for the Transforming Lives Award. She will be honored at a virtual ceremony by the Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) on Jan. 26. She will receive a $250 award from the ACT.

Greater Wenatchee Mended Hearts: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Jan. 4. Virtual Zoom meeting. Heart patients and their families in Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan counties are invited to attend the chapter meeting with guest speaker, Dominick Ferraro. Ferraro, a Mended Hearts Member and longtime …

WENATCHEE — The North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) has been awarded a grant of $35,000 to support and develop professional learning opportunities in arts integration that serve students and educators in preschool through third grade.

Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Cadet 2nd Lt. Caleb Darlington was presented with the prestigious Gen. Billy Mitchell Award by Retired U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Mike Worden. The ceremony took place Oct. 31 at the Army National Guard Armory in Wenatchee. The citation was read by state Rep. Keith Goehne…

Sadie is a 4-year-old, large-sized, brown and black retriever and hound mix.

WENATCHEE — Keith McLaughlin’s training began in the engine room of a nuclear-powered destroyer as it traveled the Caribbean, Mediterranean and Libyan coast in the 1980s.

Meet the cat trio currently up for adoption at Petsmart in East Wenatchee.

WENATCHEE — Donations made to the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) will be matched twice in the month of November. The match is made possible thanks to the generosity of donors Fine Americas, Simplicity Homes, Orchard-Rite and Wilbur-Ellis Co.