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Special Election Results: Cascade Medical, School Levies All Passing

Yesterday was Special Election Day, with levies on ballots across Chelan and Douglas Counties.

Upper Wenatchee Valley voters said Yes to Cascades Medical Center’s EMS and Ambulance levy renewal; it’s passing by nearly 80 percent.

Both levies for the Manson School District – a replacement educational programs and operations levy, and capital levy – are passing with 67 percent.…

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Local Schools Hosting ‘Hour of Code’ As Part Of Computer Science Awareness Week

This year millions of schools, including dozens in North Central Washington, will take part in activities to raise awareness about opportunities for Computer Science Education, by participating in activities and events like Hour of Code during Computer Science Awareness week December 3-7.

The Hour of Code began as a one-hour coding challenge to give students a fun first introduction to computer science and has become a global learning, celebration, and awareness event.…

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Wash. State Patrol Urging Drivers to Watch for Students Heading Back to School

Today is the first day of school for Wenatchee, Eastmont, Quincy and Waterville. And as kids head back to school, some will walk or ride their bike, take the bus or get a ride.
The Washington State Patrol says it’s important to make sure kids know the correct way to get to and from school and also that all drivers are also aware of the rules of the road.…

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Local School Districts Plan Out Extra Days To Make Up Snow Closures

Spring is finally springing in North Central Washington. The equinox is Monday, putting us officially into a new season. That’s welcome news for many school districts in the region, after this winter’s severe snow and ice storms caused many school day delays and cancellations.
KOHO’s Chris Hansen reports on how school districts plan to make up those snow days.…

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