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Emily Saucedo (left) and Taylor Munson (right) chase to return a serve by Manson Lady Trojans, Tuesday, Oct. 17 in Manson. The Trojans led in sets two and three. The Fillies won with final set scores of 23-25, 25-13, 25-17, 16-25, and 14-16.

Halle Aparicio, left, and Alondra Torres double team a Lady Lion.
BREWSTER – In a game worthy of a sports newsreel replay, the undefeated Lady Bears varsity soccer team came from a goal down to stop second-place Liberty Bell, 4-2, in a clash between the Central Washington 2B Leagues top two teams last Thursday, Oct. 19. The Lady Mountain Lions were nursing a 2-1...

Bridgeport’s No. 30 gets ready to unleash a shot toward the Lady Trojans’ goal on Tuesday, Oct. 17. The Bridgeport goals came after two Manson goalkeeping mistakes at a time in the game where the run of play was relatively even.

Photos by Mike Maltais - Pateros fifth grader, Mallory Moore, 11, feels the pull of a large Gyroscope fashioned from a hand-held spinning bicycle wheel.
PATEROS – The Pacific Science Center’s movable feast for young imaginations, Science on Wheels, parked its interactive workshops and portable exhibits at the Pateros school last Friday, Oct. 6. Pateros principal Mike Hull said it was the first return visit of Science on Wheels to the school in many...
School choice is the term for giving families the ability to choose the school that is the best fit for their child. Families with economic means already enjoy school choice. They can afford private school tuition or homes in districts with good schools. Other families must accept the public school...

Pateros varsity volleyball coach Gene Dowers, center, gives some pointers to fellow volleyball coaches during his “Kick Start” coaches camp last Saturday.
PATEROS – As it has been for just about every Saturday or Sunday all summer long, the Pateros gym was jumping last Saturday, August 19, as the Nannies varsity volley coach, Gene Dowers, taught the finer points of high school volleyball to other team coaches. Specifically, Dowers was conducting the...
BREWSTER – Ten senior graduates from local high schools, five from Brewster, four from Pateros and one from Mansfield were among 152 recipients across North Central Washington sharing $542,816 in scholarships this year from the Community Foundation of North Central Washington (CFNCW).    “This is...
PATEROS – The school board renewed some familiar names to its fall sports coaches roster during its regular June meeting. Head high school football coach – Marcus Stennes Head junior high football coach – Bill Haley Head high school volleyball coach – Gene Dowers Assistant highs chool volleyball...

Bridgeport Class of 2017 valedictorian, Jesse Gomez, was one of four recipients who received a Bridgeport Dollars for Scholars scholarship this year.
BRIDGEPORT -- Bridgeport Dollars for Scholars, a local affiliate of Scholarship America, recently announced Bridgeport High School (BHS) recipients of its annual Continuing Undergraduate Scholarships. Eleven former BHS graduates, from the classes of 2010 through 2016, have been awarded a total of...

Photo By Mike Maltais Pateros senior class salutatorian, Emily Larsen appears mildly excited upon receipt of her diploma from mother and Pateros School Board member, Grace Larsen and board member, Chad Miller. Larsen was one of six Pateros Scholarship Fund recipients.
PATEROS – Seven graduates from the Class of 2017 shared $18,000 in scholarship awards from the Pateros Scholarship Fund (PSF), Okanogan Masonic Lodge No. 169, Herbert and Elizabeth Davis Scholarship and Wenatchee Valley College. The PSF, created in 2013 to replace the Pateros Dollars for Scholars...

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