Basketball clinic at Bridgeport

Elite Hoop Effects (EHE) held a youth basketball clinic at Bridgeport Middle School July 20-21. EHE is a Wenatchee-based program, founded and operated by JD Taylor.
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Pacific Science Center brings program to the area

NCW — The Pacific Science Center will bring its traveling “Jolts and Volts” program to several North Central Washington communities next week. Electricity will be illuminated in a series of experiences including the Van de Graaf generator and Tesla coil. The program is for all ages and will be held at 2 and 6 p.m. Aug. 1 at the Wenatchee Public Library; 11 a.m. Aug. 3 at...
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Honor rolls and awards from area schools

Honor rolls and awards from schools in the Empire Press circulation area   Brewster Junior/Senior High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Senior: Angie Vazquez Junior: Maret Miller Sophomores: Jose Luis Carrillo, Lisbeth Guzman, Nathan Rios, Elizabeth Stam, Jose Villanueva-Flores Freshmen: Carlos Garcia, Andrea McKinney Eighth grade: Cade Gebbers Seventh...
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Pictorial Past | Bridgeport pool

The water is always warm in Bridgeport’s new swimming pool in June of 1960. It’s heated with water from nearby Chief Joseph Dam.
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Stronger Schools grants are awarded

WENATCHEE — Brewster, Bridgeport and Waterville were among several North Central Washington schools and districts recently awarded Stronger Schools grants by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington. The grant program provides up to $5,000 for schools serving pre-K through 12 to enrich experiences for students, support teacher development, and provide opportunities for schools to...
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Special filing period generates some candidates; some positions still left without a candidate

A special filing period May 23-25 generated candidates for some of the races that had passed the May 19 regular filing period without a candidate.
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Filing period ends; special filing opened May 23-25

May 15-19 was filing week for offices that will be up for election in the Aug. 1 primary and the Nov. 7 general election.
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Seattle theatre group to bring book to life at NCW libraries

NCW — Book-It Repertory Theatre of Seattle will bring the book “Goin’ Someplace Special” to life at the Waterville and Bridgeport libraries on April 6. The performance will be at 11 a.m. in Waterville and at 3 p.m. in Bridgeport. The book, by Patricia C. McKissack, tells the story of a young black girl growing up in the segregated South of the 1950s and the challenges she faces going to...
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Honor Rolls from Area Schools

Honor rolls in the Empire Press circulation area as submitted by the schools.   Brewster Junior/Senior High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Seniors: Angie Vazquez, Victoria Rios Juniors: Maret Miller, Zulema Sotelo Sophomores: Elizabeth Stam, Jose Villanueva-Flores Freshmen: Samantha Emigh, Karina Martinez Eighth grade: Cade Gebbers Seventh grade: Gabriela...
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Sheriff talks to students

Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal talks about the consequences of bullying in a program presented to students in grades 3-5 at Bridgeport Elementary School on March 17. The program ended with a question-and-answer time and junior deputy badges were given out to the students. (Provided photo/Douglas County Sheriff’s...
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