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Washington Service Corps, Reading Corps need 792 service seekers now

OLYMPIA – The Washington Service Corps and the Washington Reading Corps need a total of 792 service seekers: people interested in making a difference.

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Boys & Girls Clubs on the Colville Reservation expand

NESPELEM – The Boys and Girls Club on the Colville Reservation will be expanding to the Nespelem Community Center with a soft opening June 21 at 10 a.m. The Colville Business Council is pleased to announce this partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County based on the success in the Inchelium Community [...]

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Wenatchee Valley College graduation and nurses pinning ceremonies

Wenatchee Valley College commencement exercises and nurses pinnings are scheduled for Friday, June 16, for the Wenatchee campus and Saturday, June 17, for the Omak campus.

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WVC at Omak student named to 2017 All-Washington Academic Team

OMAK – Falon Lammers, a Wenatchee Valley College at Omak nursing student, was recognized at the All-Washington Academic Team ceremony in Olympia on March 23. The program honors students who reflect the diversity of the state, maintain high standards of excellence and contribute positively to the community.

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Oroville Elementary hosts Leadership Day

OROVILLE — Oroville Elementary School hosted Leadership Day as a way of showing how the Leader In Me Program is working. The public was invited to eat lunch, listen to a short musical program and then to tour the classrooms with students as their guides.

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Oroville FBLA attends Pro Sports Career Day

WENATCHEE – Oroville High School FBLA students, in cooperation with Quincy High School FBLA, organized a Pro Sports Career Day in Wenatchee in conjunction with Wenatchee Wild and Town Toyota Center.

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Oroville CARES plans ‘Operation Sticker Shock’

OROVILLE – The Oroville CARES Coalition will be implementing a youth led alcohol prevention activity on Thursday, March 23 – “Operation Sticker Shock.”

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Oroville’s Leo Chen headed to D.C. for National Spelling Bee

EAST WENATCHEE – For the second year in a row, Oroville seventh grade student Leo Chen will represent North Central Washington in Washington D.C. this spring in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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Human trafficking workshop at WVC at Omak on March 9

OMAK – Anti-violence expert Jeri Moomaw will present “Human Trafficking in Indian Country” on Thursday, March 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Hazel Allen Burnett Hall room 401/402 on the Wenatchee Valley College at Omak campus. The presentation is free and open to the public.

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Local school bonds still failing to get 60 percent

OKANOGAN – The second count of the Tuesday, Feb. 14 election, which included ballots for school facilities improvements in three school districts, Tonasket, Okanogan and Bridgeport, are not faring well and each could go down to defeat for not getting the 60 percent needed for approval.

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