Education

National Search For Next Regional Libraries Director Narrowed To Three

The North Central Regional Libraries is looking for a new director. The field of candidates has been narrowed down to three hopefuls and you can meet them tonight at a candidate meet & greet at the Wenatchee Public Library. Marcus Bellissimo reports. Learn more about the candidates at NCRL.org.   Photo: North Central Regional Libraries

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Cashmere Museum & Pioneer Village Turns 59 Today

Native artifacts, a ghost town, a water wheel – sound familiar? The Cashmere Museum and Pioneer Village celebrate an anniversary today, as Marcus Bellissimo reports.   Today in 1959 the Chelan County Historical Society opens a museum in Cashmere to preserve and exhibit the Native American and pioneer artifacts of Willis Carey, one of the…

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Local Ph.D. Student Researcher Studying Deadly Tree Fruit Disease Fire Blight

Earlier this month, a pear orchard in the Sunnyslope/Monitor area went up in flames. The orchardist and local horticulture experts were working to contain a disease. It’s called Fire Blight and it costs apple growers millions in lost revenue every year. But new research happening in Wenatchee could produce DNA-based tests for fire blight resistance.…

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Upper Valley Connection Summer Production This Friday, Saturday

Upper Valley Connection provides life-long support for specially-abled individuals and their families. Part of their summer program is an annual theater camp that culminates in a musical production. This year it’s Disney’s The Little Mermaid. UV Connection’s Maren Cagle joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about their programs and this year’s production.

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KOHO Arts Corner – Library Summer Youth Programs

School is letting out for the summer and parents looking for ways to occupy their young ones may turn to North Central Regional Libraries for their summer classes and programs. Children Services Manager Abby Osborn, Teen Services Manager Jessica Lynch and STEM Library Heather Inczauski join Dan Langager in the KOHO Arts Corner to talk about what’s coming…

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Confluence Health Awards $30,000 In Scholarships To Local Graduates Entering Medical Profession

Confluence Health awarded $3,000 in healthcare scholarships to 10 graduating high school seniors across North Central Washington. The seniors awarded are planning to pursue full-time healthcare related degrees during this next academic year. Sarah Appel just finished her second year at Washington State University, studying marketing and communications. Appel has an internship this summer in the marketing…

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