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NCW - Can a frog survive being frozen in a block of ice? Do winged horses actually exist? What about egg-laying mammals or fishes that fall like rain from the sky?   Join naturalist David George Gordon as he takes you on a guided tour of a extraordinary animals — both real and imagined — in a free...
  WENATCHEE - On August 13 the Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) held its quarterly meeting.  It is the second time this year for WAEF directors to meet via video conference.  Elections of board members and officers had been postponed from their traditional May schedule with the intent...
TUMWATER — The start of the school year soon means a return to limits on the number of hours teens can work, even with remote or virtual learning.   “We’re already receiving questions from businesses about the hours students are allowed to work,” said Josie Bryan, Youth Employment specialist...
OLYMPIA – Today. August 14, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and Public Health – Seattle & King County released a new report by the Institute for Disease Modeling (IDM) that measures the tradeoffs between minimizing COVID-19 related health risks and maximizing educational...
OLYMPIA - Newest numbers. The Department of Health reported 659 new cases in the past day for a total of 65,339 confirmed cases as of 11:59 pm on August 12. There have been 1,736 COVID-19 deaths in Washington. For the most recent tally of cases by county, demographics, and more, visit the...
WENATCHEE - Wenatchee Valley Humane Society (WVHS) is now closed on Wednesdays. The change in hours will allow staff time to deep clean and tend to other important shelter needs, while maintaining social distancing standards. The shelter is open by appointment the remainder of the week and...
WINTHROP – Coldwell Banker Winthrop Realty, the leading residential real estate firm in Central Washington, recently announced a pledge of $25,000 to help build the new Winthrop Library. Friends of the Winthrop Public Library (FOWL) is creating, funding, and building a vibrant community hub that...
OLYMPIA - Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they must report. To help reach more businesses statewide, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) will host a free live webinar for new and small business owners on Aug. 20. In...
August 13 at LifeLine in Omak, 7am – 12pm August 14 at Lifeline in Omak, 2pm – 7pm August 14 in Brewster, 3:30-6:30pm provided by Family Health Centers  August 15 at Brewster High School in Brewster, 7am – 12pm August 16 at the Winthrop Barn in Winthrop, 1pm – 6pm...
OLYMPIA -- Washington state health officials are working with local, state and federal partners to investigate a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to onions sold by Thomson International Inc. A total of 640 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport...

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