Education

GWATA Innovators Awards To Highlight Local Tech Businesses, Teachers, Students

GWATA will recognize 33 innovators from North Central Washington during the 18th Annual Innovator Awards Luncheon Sept. 26. The nominees were submitted by the community for their innovation and accomplishments in entrepreneurship, technology, and education, said Ron Brown, GWATA Board President. He said the luncheon celebrates the drive, passion, and spirit of innovators in the…

Read More

New Wenatchee High School Outdoor Rec Class Looking For Gear Donations

Easy access to the great outdoors is one of the joys of living in North Central Washington. And many local school districts work to get students outside. A new outdoor class at Wenatchee High School got the green light and now the hunt is on for the proper equipment. Marcus Bellissimo talked to the teacher…

Read More

It’s Back To School This Week For School Resource Officers Too

Students, teachers and staff are back to school this week in North Central Washington. But that means School Resource Officers are too. Dan Langager sits down with two that serve schools in the Wenatchee Valley – Deputies Mike Morrison and Dom Mutch from the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office.

Read More

City of Wenatchee, WSU Proposed Partnership Could Build Much-Needed Student Housing

The housing shortage in the Wenatchee Valley affects a number of age-groups and demographics. It’s also hampering potential growth at Washington State University’s Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center on Western Avenue. Now a potential partnership between the City of Wenatchee and WSU could bring additional housing for students and faculty, as Marcus Bellissimo reports

Read More

Cascade School Year Starts With Fresh Buildings, Teacher Contracts

Bill Motsenbocker, Superintendent of the Cascade School District, joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the start of the school year today, with the new Alpine Lakes Elementary School complete and work continuing on both Cascade High and Peshastin-Dryden Elementary. Motsenbocker also talks about new teacher contracts, including pay increases for…

Read More

Salary Hike, Smaller Classes For Wenatchee Teachers In New Contract With District

Teachers in the Wenatchee School District have a new contract. On Tuesday members of the Wenatchee Education Association met at Wenatchee High School to ratify a new two year contract with the School District. Of the 367 members in attendance, 98 percent voted to accept the agreement. The Association represents over 500 non-administrative certificated educators in…

Read More