Barbecue at Mansfield School

The Mansfield Booster Club hosted a back-to-school barbecue in the school cafeteria on the first day of classes Sept. 4.
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Markets

Provided by USDA Market News   Apples YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2017 SEASON (Sept. 6) — Demand moderate. Market about steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 72-88s mostly $17-19; 100-113s mostly $16-18; 125s $15-17. Fuji 72-88s mostly $18-20; 100s mostly $16-18; 113s mostly $14-16; Granny Smith 72s mostly $20-22; 80s mostly $19-22; 88s...
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Upcoming activities for Eastmont Parks & Recreation

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation has planned several activities in the coming months. Two class sessions in art techniques throughout history will be held on Tuesdays with the first session Oct. 4-25 and the second session Nov. 1-29. Classes are for ages 8-12 and will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A fee of $65 per session includes supplies. Registration deadline is Sept. 21 for...
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Jurassic Quest comes to Town Toyota Center

WENATCHEE — Jurassic Quest brings its family-friendly Dinosaur Adventure back to the Town Toyota Center Sept. 21-23. The event will be held Friday from 3 to 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Jurassic Quest will include a dinosaur-themed exhibit, tour, theater, science stations, crafts, coloring station, rides, fossil digs, inflatables and more. For more information and...
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GWATA to host Innovator Awards Luncheon

WENATCHEE — The Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance will host its 18th annual Innovator Awards Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Wenatchee Convention Center. During the luncheon, GWATA will present several awards showcasing entrepreneurship and innovation including Entrepreneur of the Year, Innovative Tech Business of the Year, STEM Educator of the Year, Problem...
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Led Zeppelin tribute show Sept. 28 at the PAC

WENATCHEE — “Zeppelin USA” pays tribute to one of the greatest rock bands of all time in a performance at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. Led Zeppelin was at the top of the charts in the late 60s, early 70s and beyond with hits such as “Stairway to Heaven,” “Immigrant Song,” “Whole Lotta Love” and...
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Prestige offers fall-reduction evaluations

WENATCHEE — Prestige Senior Living is offering fall-reduction evaluations through Sept. 30. The free evaluations provide educational information and share best practices on ways to prevent and eliminate fall hazards. Prestige representatives will assess strength, balance and flexibility to help reduce the risk of a fall and assist with staying safe at home. Free evaluations will be available...
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Dispute Resolution Center to offer mediation training

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Dispute Resolution Center is offering a 40-hour basic mediation training course during October. The classes will take place Oct. 5, 6, 7 and 19, 20, 21 at 14 N. Mission St. Training includes the process of mediation, communication skills and conflict dynamics, and will help address conflict and its resolution in the workplace, at home, or anywhere in the...
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CCC lending rates announced for September

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation has announced interest rates for September. The CCC borrowing rate-based charge for September is 2.375 percent, the same as in August. The interest rate for crop year commodity loans less than one year disbursed during September is 3.375 percent, the same as in August. Interest rates for Farm Storage Facility...
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WSU Spokane researchers develop potential drugs to help curb smoking

Washington State University researchers have created more than a dozen candidate drugs with the potential to curb smokers’ desire for nicotine by slowing how it is broken down in the body.
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