Peace officers are honored

The Greater Wenatchee Sunrise Lions Club held its 27th Annual Peace Officer Appreciation Luncheon and Officer of the Year ceremony May 15 at the Wenatchee Convention Center.
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Shockers win over Bridgeport

The Waterville/Mansfield Shockers hit the road April 9 to face the Bridgeport Mustangs and Fillies in CW2BL play. The Shocker boys blanked the Mustangs 16-0 in five innings. The Shocker girls defeated the Fillies 12-1.
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Emergency closure announced for Dezellem Hill Road

EAST WENATCHEE — Douglas County Transportation and Land Services has announced the emergency closure of Dezellem Hill Road near Bridgeport. The road is closed at milepost 1.53 until further notice due to ongoing and increasing geologic hazards. Douglas County is currently working to mitigate the hazards with a goal of completing the work before the end of the construction season. The use of...
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Kindergarten registration, screening at Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport School District is looking for kindergarten students for the 2019-20 school year. Children must be age 5 on or before Aug. 31. A meeting for parents will be held at 6 p.m. April 18 in the Bridgeport Elementary School library. Kindergarten screening will take place April 23 from 1 to 6 p.m., by appointment. For information about registration and the screening process,...
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Troutman honored by national group

Wade Troutman of Bridgeport, a member of the Foster Creek Conservation District Board of Supervisors since 1982, was recently selected for induction into the National Association of Conservation Districts' Hall of Distinction.
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Bridgeport School District holds veterans assembly

Bridgeport School District held a veterans assembly Nov. 9 in the high school gym. Students in grades K-12 participated in the event honoring America’s veterans.
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Honor Rolls from Area Schools

Honor rolls in the Empire Press circulation area as submitted by the schools. Editor’s note: The information — including names — is exactly as submitted by the school.   Brewster Middle/High School The following students earned a 4.0 grade-point average: Juniors: Nathan Rios, Samantha Yanez Freshmen: Halle Aparicio, Cade Gebbers, Miriam Garcia, Benjamin Witt Eighth grade: Yunuen...
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Serving Our Nation

Rodrigo E. Laguna Lagos has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., with a bachelor of science degree and was commissioned as a second lieutenant. Laguna Lagos is the son of Consuelo and Mike Seaton of Bridgeport. He is a 2010 graduate of Eastmont High School.
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

May 18 Mansfield, weapons violation: Mansfield School District, a student made a joke about bringing a gun to school and shooting. School officials and deputies were confident that the student had not been serious. The school handled the matter with the student, and the deputy made contact with the student and his family to ensure that it was understood that such a joke is...
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Our College Students

Eastern Washington University CHENEY — The following students have made the Dean’s list for the winter quarter of 2018. An undergraduate student who earns 12 quality hours and receives a GPA of 3.5 or better is placed on the Dean’s List. If the student has placed a directory restriction on their records the name will not be released for publication. Bridgeport: Norma Camacho,...
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