Education

Local Student’s Tech Skills On Display At STEM Showcase Tomorrow At Pybus

Students and teachers from 10 schools in North Central Washington will be showcasing their projects during the 2018 NCW Tech and STEM Showcase. Lead by GWATA and presented by Giga Watt, the showcase is at the Pybus Public Market tomorrow, Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. GWATA’s Executive Director Jenny Rojanasthien joins Dan…

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WSU Extension’s 4-H Program Reaches All Ages, Classes Open Now

Part of Washington State University’s extension in Chelan and Douglas Counties includes a 4-H program, the nation’s largest youth development organization. But locally the program reaches kids and adults alike, said Seth Wendzel, Experiential Education Coordinator with the Extension’s 4-H. Wendzel joins KOHO’s Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the program,…

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Chelan-Douglas Literacy Council Hosting Annual Spelling Bee Fundraiser May 18

The Chelan-Douglas Literacy Council serves the two-county area through literacy awareness and providing direct tutoring instruction in reading, writing, listening, speaking, and life skills to motivated adult learners. It’s under the umbrella of the Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council. Their annual Spelling Bee Fundraiser is coming up Friday, May 18 at the Pybus Public Market. The…

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The Columbia Rolls On – History And Discussion Of The Columbia

A half-century-old agreement between the United States and Canada governing hydropower and flood-control operations along the Columbia River needs to be updated to deal with modern-day issues, such as environmental protections. On Tuesday May 8th, a discussion will take place at the Wenatchee Museum and Cultural Center featuring John Sirois of Upper Columbia United Tribes…

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Wenatchee High School Bond Unlikely To Pass – Special Election Results

Results are in from yesterday’s special election for some districts in North Central Washington. The $120 million dollar bond to renovate Wenatchee High School currently does not have enough votes to pass. The bond needs 60% approval and with a majority of ballots counted has 55% approval, 44.7% against. County vote tabulators have processed more…

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State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Talks Rotary Clubs, Students, Opioids, Census

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is touring Central Washington this week, meeting with prosecuting attorneys, Rotary Clubs in Ellensburg, Cashmere and Quincy, talking with students at Central Washington University and checking in with his Wenatchee office staff. Ferguson has said it’s his goal to meet with all of Washington state’s rotary clubs, of which there…

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