Shockers girls take down previously unbeaten Bears in league play

Players and coaches around North Central Washington better be aware of the Waterville/Mansfield girls basketball team.
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Shocker boys fall to CW2B League-leading Brewster

The Waterville/Mansfield boys basketball team on Jan. 9 fell to the Central Washington 2B League-leading Brewster Bears by a final tally of 72-32.
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NCESD Education Foundation awards teacher classroom grants

WENATCHEE — Teachers from Eastmont, Brewster, Bridgeport, Mansfield, Palisades and Waterville have been awarded classroom grants from the North Central Educational Service District Education Foundation. They are among 93 teachers from throughout North Central Washington awarded $31,000 in grants this year in the areas of literacy, STEM/STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math),...
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Brewster among schools receiving honors

WENATCHEE — Seven schools within the North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) area have been awarded School of Distinction honors by the Center for Educational Effectiveness. Each school was recognized as one of the 5 percent highest improving schools in the state of Washington for increased English language arts/math achievement and graduation rate over the past five...
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Lodge donates to Boys & Girls Club

BREWSTER — Hermanos Del Arte Masonic Lodge in Brewster recently made a $5,000 donation to support the Brewster Boys & Girls Club. The donation benefited children in the communities of Bridgeport, Pateros and Brewster.
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Our College Students

News of college students from the Empire Press coverage area The University of Washington SEATTLE — The following students were named to the spring quarter 2017 dean’s list at The University of Washington. Eligible students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher while completing at least 12 graded credits. Brewster: Olivia Perez, Sally Romo Bridgeport: William Dodson East...
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Pictorial Past | Brewster depot faces closure

Brewster Mayor Howard Gamble, left, and Wally Schulke, manager of a fruit warehouse, discuss how best to address a proposal by the Great Northern Railway in 1964 that the depot in the background be closed. The issue met with resistance from local residents as well as business and agriculture officials.  (Provided photo/Wenatchee World...
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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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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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