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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...
BREWSTER – “You are the best!” Brewster School Superintendent Eric Driessen says in opening comments to students, parents, and community announcing the opening of Brewster School on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Driessen congratulated all on their efforts to reduce the number of COVID-19 cases in the...
WENATCHEE/OMAK - “We know that right now some of our students are facing very difficult situations due to wildfires across our service district,” said WVC President Dr. Jim Richardson. “We want to be flexible and offer as many resources as possible to help students access college this fall.”  ...

(c) Nadezhda1906 / iStock via Getty Images Plus Families are yet again facing the challenge of ensuring children’s online usage is balanced, healthy, and safe.
StatePoint - Between schoolwork, socialization and gaming, kids will likely be online more than ever this year, especially with many students continuing to learn remotely. Families are yet again facing the challenge of ensuring children’s online usage is balanced, healthy, and safe. Here are a...
BREWSTER – When the online bidding opens for the Okanogan County Fair virtual online livestock auction on Sept. 7, some two dozen of the more than 140 entrants with either pigs, sheep, or steers to sell will be Brewster FFA or 4H students. Brewster High School Ag teacher and FFA advisor Todd...
QUAD CITIES – Beginning with Bridgeport on August 31 through Pateros on Sept. 8, schools in the Quad Cities area opened or will open their doors – but at a distance – with online and remote learning agendas to meet the dual requirements of providing an educational format for students under...
North Central Washington – On Friday, August 7, the Health Officers for Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Okanogan, and Kittitas counties, released the Region 7 K-12 Guidance for Reopening to Classroom Instruction. This document outlines the expectations of the Health Officers for in-person instruction. Due...
WENATCHEE/OMAK - All Wenatchee Valley College lecture classes this fall will be offered remotely. At this time, both WVC campuses remain closed to the public. The new student registration deadline for fall quarter is Friday, Sept. 4. While all lecture classes will be online, a small number of...
OKANOGAN – An August 6 directive from Okanogan County Public Health advised county school districts on that in-school attendance for the beginning of classes this fall is prohibited and that remote learning protocols will be used in its place. Both the Pateros and Brewster school districts...
 North Central Washington – On Friday, August 7, the Health Officers for Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Okanogan, and Kittitas counties, released the Region 7 K-12 Guidance for Reopening to Classroom Instruction. This document outlines the expectations of the Health Officers for in-person instruction....

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