A world-renowned author stopped in Omak to give a presentation to local middle school students on the power of reading.
The Omak School District’s Xtreme Challenge program is one of five state finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow grant contest.
Wilson had also been the school’s activities director
Liberty Bell High School Dean of Students and Activities Director Mike Wilson has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation by the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office.
Wilder alleges town resources used in campaign
Candidate Greg Wilder has filed a Public Disclosure Commission complaint against incumbent Mayor Quincy Snow, alleging Snow used his office and town resources for his campaign for re-election.
Voters may be asked for more funding
Club to raise funds for student organizations
The Okanogan School District plans to whittle away at a number of safety and repair projects using money in its reserve fund.
Requirements challenge Highly Capable Program
The state Legislature has mandated every school district develop a Highly Capable Program for accelerated students for the 2014-15 school year, and districts have encountered some bumps.
Devin Martinez arrested for allegedly carrying pellet gun on campus
One Okanogan County student was recently named to the President’s Honor Roll at Washington State University.
Hearts Gathered will teach Salish language classes at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Waterfall School on the St. Mary’s Mission campus, 25 South end Omak Lake Road.
Concert, online campaign raises $5,000-plus
The Republic School District has received more than $5,000 worth of guitars and other equipment thanks to a fundraiser spearheaded by community member Steve Lichterman Cole.
School Board to meet over dinner with Educational Service District
The Pateros School District is asking voters to approve a $7.25 million bond in the Nov. 5 election that would help the district make building and safety improvements.
Ten of 15 districts in two counties receive less money than 2008-09 year
Two-thirds of the school districts in Okanogan and Ferry counties are expecting a decline in per-student state funding this school year from years ago, despite the Legislature’s effort to begin complying with the McCleary decision.
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