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Bridgeport Schools battle AI temptations with new academic integrity policy

BRIDGEPORT – As is the case with schools across the nation, the Bridgeport school district is coming to grips with the influence and temptation of artificial intelligence (AI) on students. …

BREWSTER —  A 38-year-old man from East Wenatchee, identified as Kamil Jelonek, was arrested Monday evening after a prolonged pursuit led to a tense standoff on State Route 97 involving …

Brewster Bait & Tackle evolves with sportfishing crowd

The key to business success is often finding a niche idea, nurturing it, and following each progressive development as it leads to the opportunities that customers and markets demand. Such has …

Broadband Action Team pursues countywide internet goal

OKANOGAN – Meeting for the first time since October 2023, the Broadband Action Team (BAT) video-conferenced on Thursday, Jan. 25, to discuss the latest developments on several fronts for …

Bridgeport faces steep law enforcement costs

BRIDGEPORT – The increased costs of small-town law enforcement is a major issue facing Bridgeport and other Douglas County municipalities in 2024 that do not have their own departments to …

Brewster moves forward with security cameras

BREWSTER – The city council approved the purchase of a network of security cameras to improve security and document lawbreakers by the city’s police department. During its regular …

WENATCHEE  — Chelan Public Utility District commissioners have greenlighted the purchase of a substantial parcel of undeveloped land, spanning 4,910 acres, in the foothills above Malaga …

Chelan County Rodeo Queen coronation and fundraiser set for Feb. 10

CASHMERE – The Chelan County Fair and Rodeo will host a Rodeo Queen Fundraiser and Coronation Kickoff Party on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Mission Creek Community Club Building at 4724 Mission …

Mansfield FFA secures Wilco grant

MANSFIELD – There is always something happening with the school’s FFA chapter. FFA/Agriculture instructor Jamey Jo Steele said her chapter officers just completed volunteering at the …

Chelan County to conduct annual homeless survey on Jan. 25

WENATCHEE – Chelan County and community partners will conduct the annual Homeless Point in Time Count from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25, at Lighthouse Christian Ministries in …

WASHINGTON, DC -  In a move to enhance national preparedness and response to landslide hazards, U.S. Representatives Kim Schrier (WA-08), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), and Marie Glusenkamp Perez …

Washington Department of Health launches interactive WIC clinic locator tool

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) unveiled an innovative online tool, the WIC Clinic Locator, designed to bridge connections between individuals and the Women, Infants, …

Lucky Dog Grooming Spa unleashes fur-tastic services in Brewster

BREWSTER - Every dog may – or may not – have its day. But every lucky dog has its special day when it schedules an appointment at the new Lucky Dog Grooming Spa now open for business …

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office     November 3 10:41 Agency Assist, SR 173 MP 2, Bridgeport 11:29 Fraud/ Forgery, 215 Cross St., Bridgeport Bar 12:40 …

Little change in opposition to Three Rivers Hospital bond

  OKANOGAN – The $72 million bond measure for a new Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster picked up an additional 40 yes votes from Okanogan County since last week’s initial count …

Three Rivers Hospital bond headed for defeat

OKANOGAN – The $72 million bond measure for a new Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster is facing an uphill fight with preliminary vote counts from both Douglas and Okanogan counties against …

District fire crews train on controlled burn

BRIDGEPORT – Crews from all four stations in Douglass Okanogan Fire District 15 gathered at the Zahn Ranch near Bridgeport on Nov. 4 to hone their attack and suppression skills on a controlled …

‘Most significant award’

BRIDGEPORT – When Superintendent of Public Works Stuart Dezellem told the October meeting of the city council that a Department of Ecology (DOE) award presented to the city’s wastewater …

Broadband group talks funding, digital equity

OKANOGAN – The Broadband Action Team (BAT) — formed in 2019 to expand Internet services to all of Okanogan County — held its final meeting of the year on Oct. 26. Among updates …

Education is Washington’s paramount duty, according to our State Constitution. Providing adequate funding of education has long been debated in our state and eventually resulted in a landmark …

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