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Container Garden Junior Grand Champion:  Bailey Evans - Chelan Reserve Champion:  Bailey Evans – Chelan Ornamental Garden Best of Show:  Bailey Evans – Chelan  Livestock Judging Contest Intermediate Grand Champion:  Maddoc Finch – Chelan Market Goat Single Market Goat Grand Champion: ...

Approximately 150 people (1/3 being kids and about 15 tourists) joined together on the four corners at the stop light corner in front of Safeway on August 18. They were a part of a state wide protest against the mask wearing mandates. All came to share their desire to make a choice on whether or not to wear a mask. They feel it is an individual’s choice to do what they want with their body as one sign said, “My body, my choice”. Area schools start back to school next week. Photos courtesy Susie Fox

Rick and Robin Hanson were nominated by the local Agricultural Educators for their years of dedication and support to local programs, and beyond. Courtesy Bailey Dezellum, Chelan FFA Advisor
CHELAN - The Outstanding Cooperation Award, sponsored by the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) is a yearly recognition meant to highlight organizations, agribusiness companies, and others who have given outstanding support to agricultural education.  Rick and Robin Hanson were...

Rosa Lopez-Barboza, (left) a 2019 graduate of Chelan High School is a recipient of a local scholarship. Right is Jo Miller of P.E.O. of Chelan-Manson. Courtesy PEO
CHELAN - Chapter GR, P.E.O. of Chelan-Manson is pleased to announce the recipients of $250 scholarships to one graduating young woman from Chelan and Manson high schools. From Chelan, Gladiola Banuelos who plans to attend WSU in the fall majoring in bio-engineering, headed to an intended career in...
Dear Parents, Families and Community Members: As we look forward to welcoming back our staff and students to the upcoming school year, I want to take this opportunity to share some important information with you regarding re-opening schools including current guidance, legal references regarding...

Barry DePaoli, Superintendent, Lake Chelan School District
CHELAN - The yellow school buses in Chelan performed their intrinsic duty by transporting students on the opening day of school. Barry DePaoli, who had spent the past 15 years in education, found himself in an unusual situation during this annual fall ritual: on his knees in a motel room scraping...

During the July 13 Chelan School District meeting 30-40 peaceful protestors voiced their concerns on the street corners of Johnson and Sanders, and in front of the school district office, about CRT (Critical Race Theory) and Sex Education in schools, wearing of masks by students, and vaccine segregation. The group was made up of students, teachers, parents, grandparents and concerned citizens. RuthEdna Keys/LCM
CHELAN - A Chelan School Board Meeting occurred on July 13 at 6 p.m. The meeting was called to order and then there was an approval of the agenda. It was decided that discussing a suicide prevention program would occur at a later date. No one requested to discuss non-agenda items. Trisha Schock...
CHELAN - The 7th Annual Lake Chelan Valley Back to School Fair (BTSF) will be taking place on Sunday, August 22 from 1-4 p.m. at Mountain Goat Field parking lot near the Chelan Walmart. The BTSF team plans to distribute 500 backpacks filled with essential school supplies to students (PK-12th Grade...

Yvonne Walker, Manson School District Superintendent
MANSON/CHELAN - There has been a lot of controversy regarding how issues regarding racial diversity, historical and present, are taught in public schools. Many states have taken steps to ban the teaching of critical race theory. According to an analysis from Education Week, 26 states have...
MANSON MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR ROLL  TRIMESTER 3 2020-21 Scholastic Honor Roll- 4.0 GPA Graduation Year: 2025 WILLIAM F. HUTCHINSON CAMILLE A. HUTTON VAN B. KEOUGH-MICHAELS SHANE A. ORTON ADDISON L. RICHMOND BEREN M. SOLIDAY AFTON E. TORGESEN GENESIS R. TORRES CAVAN C. WILLARD...

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