NCESD announces Excellence award honorees

NCW — The North Central Educational Service District has announced the staff and their school district honored at four county Excellence Banquets. The banquets serve to recognize certificated and classified staff selected by the districts and decided upon by school administration for their excellence and dedication the the students, school and community. Okanogan County Excellence Banquet on...
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Our College Students

Austin Peay State University student Dylan Cotham of East Wenatchee was awarded two scholarships: The Presidential Scholarship for high-achieving freshmen who have a 3.0 GPA and 29 ACT or 1290 SAT for the fall 2018 semester. The Provost’s Out-of-State Scholarship for high-achieving freshmen students who live greater than 250 miles from campus and have a 3.0+ GPA and 21+ ACT or 1060+ SAT...
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Bicycle rodeo on May 19

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation will host a bicycle rodeo for children of all ages from 9 to 10:30 a.m. May 19 at the Eastmont Aquatic Center parking lot, 980 3rd St. N.E., East Wenatchee. The free event will include bicycle and helmet inspections, bicycle safety information, an obstacle course and more. A limited number of free helmets and goodie bags will be distributed on a...
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Events showcase local writers

NCW — Writers of all skill levels are invited to read their work at these three events in May: Stop by Ye Olde Bookshoppe in Wenatchee Wednesdays at 6 p.m.for an informal open mic session designed to bring local writers together. For more information, call 888-6306 or visit yeoldbooks.com. Write on the River will host a Four Minutes of Fame reading event today, 7 p.m. at Bob’s Burgers...
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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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Lee second-grader, Chief for a Day

For the 16th year in a row, the Apple Blossom Festival began with a ceremony in Wenatchee’s Memorial Park to recognize six elementary school students who serve the area’s law enforcement agencies as “Chief for a Day.”
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4-H cares for its adopted barn

For the past seven years the Gone Country 4-H Club has held an annual workday at the NCW Fair sheep and goat barn. The group has adopted the barn and, in addition to other work, the members spend a day each spring cleaning it and getting it ready for the next fair. They also often have a special project that they do in the barn that day to make it a little more functional.
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Classy Chassis Parade street closures

EAST WENATCHEE — It’s that time of the year again, the 2018 Classy Chassis Parade is upon us! The parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. May 4, but in preparation here is a list of planned road and street closures with the approximate times they will go into effect. A detour route and signage as well as law enforcement officers will be made available throughout the listed times. ?Georgia Street,...
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Loma Linda CEO to give sermon at Valley View SDA

Valley View Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 1201 10th St. N.E., East Wenatchee, welcomes the president and CEO of Loma Linda University Health Dr. Richard H. Hart, M.D., DrPH, 10:40 a.m. May 5 where he will give the morning sermon and a presentation following at 2 p.m.
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Our College Students

Spokane Community College SPOKANE — Curtis Keller of East Wenatchee has been named to the winter 2018 honor roll list at Spokane Community College. To receive honor roll status, students must earn a 3.0 grade-point average or higher and carry a workload of at least 12 credits.   Spokane Falls Community College SPOKANE — The following students have been named to the winter 2018 honor roll...
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