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CHELAN - The Chelan Parks Department is now registering soccer players for boys and girls that are in kindergarten through sixth grade. All are co-ed. The cost is $25 for Kindergarten and $35 for grades first through sixth, plus $17 for the AAU card. You can sign up at the Chelan Parks office,...

MOE Principal Heidi Busk (left) has former PTA President Camisha Hughbanks (right) a bouquet of flowers in appreciation of her hard work and determination. Photos by Erin Rossell
“This playground was possible because our community cares.” – Camisha Hughbanks   CHELAN – Morgen Owings Elementary (MOE) kicked off their first day of school on August 29 with a ribbon cutting ceremony, opening the new playground equipment for the students. After a year of planning, fundraising,...
Dear Editor, “The Confederate Memorial Fountain is a historic fountain in honor of veterans of the Confederate States Army in Helena, Montana’s Hill Park, in the United States. It was installed by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1916, and removed on August 18, 2017. It was the only...
ENTIAT - Entiat Schools start the 2017-18 school year Tuesday, August 29 at 8:15 a.m. The Entiat School District welcomed a new principal, Mrs. Robin Kirkpatrick, and a new district Spanish teach and bilingual program director, Ms. Marisela Santillan, to its educational staffing list. Entiat AAU...
CHELAN – With another year of school commencing, transportation hazards will once again influence everyday commutes. The “Walking School Bus,” which took effect in the 2016-17 school year for Morgen Owings Elementary (MOE) students, “went off so successfully,” said MOE Principal Heidi Busk, “it...
CHELAN –  First day of school for Chelan students is Tuesday, August 29, with first bell at 8:20 a.m. for Morgen Owings Elementary (MOE), and 8:25 a.m. for the middle school and high school. The Lake Chelan School District has brought in 17 new staff members this year. MOE added five of the...

Members of the Lake Chelan Valley Scholarship Foundation founding families and contributors awarded scholarship checks to recipients, Saturday, August 5, at Riverwalk Park in Chelan. This year, 16 checks for $3,000 a piece were distributed to the selected graduates, bringing the total awarded amount to $48,000, the largest amount distributed to date. LCVSF board members present were (left to right) Arthur Campbell III, Sue Clouse, Irma Keeney, Linda Mayer, and Betsy Kronschnabel (far right). Scholarships were awarded to the following: Sierra Burkhard, Henry Elsner, Addie Ivory, Anabeth Morales, Jessica Oules, and Celeste Verduzco from Chelan’s graduated class, two recipients from Manson’s class, Bowen Charlton and Aurelio Gutierrez, and eight renewals by previous recipients went to Drew Carleton, Neil Carleton, Ivan DeJesus-Ramierrez, Melena Evig, Kristen Gibson, Abbigail Phelps, Megan Robinson and Tess Young.

Photo Courtesy of Arlene Abbott A student steps on to the InBody scale to get his pre challenge reading. This scale is more advanced than a typical gross body weight scale and also measures the weight of water, bones, fat and muscle.
MANSON - What do you think about when P.E comes to mind, just an easy ‘A’ class where you get to run around for an hour. Do mental images of the endless games of dodgeball, softball, badminton, flag football and capture the flag come to mind? What about Cross-Fit? For the past three years,...
  SEATTLE - Students from the Lake Chelan area have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for Winter 2017 Quarter. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (out of 4).  Students...
  St. Paul, Minn. –  Marta Vegdahl-Crowell, the daughter of Rolf Vegdahl and Karen Crowell of Chelan, graduated from Macalester College on May 13.  Vegdahl-Crowell received a liberal arts degree in International Studies.  Vegdahl-Crowell is a graduate of Chelan High School. Macalester College...

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