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Finley appointed Eastern trustee

Outgoing tribal Chairman Michael O. Finley has been named to the governing board of Eastern Washington University.

Famous producer tells Pateros grads to aim high

Valedictorian says Class of 2014 can take on the world

Ehren Kruger may be a successful screenwriter and producer of several Hollywood blockbusters, but as he told Pateros High School’s graduating class Saturday, it was a long road to get there.

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Rain damages Tonasket High School

Water Out responds to pump the water out and dry up the school

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A century of achievement

Today, Bridgeport High School celebrates a century of graduations. Since September, the school has reached out to alumni to include in various events, from homecoming to a barbecue and today’s commencement ceremony, scheduled for 1 p.m. at the high school, 1220 Kryger Ave.

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Librarian fired following her arrest for sex with student

Elizabeth Kinkade, 37, is facing charges of five counts of sexual misconduct with a Tonasket High School student

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Tonasket librarian arrested for sex with student

Elizabeth Kinkade was released from jail today after being arrested for alleged sexual misconduct with a minor

Educators cited for excellence

Educators from nine area school districts gathered Thursday to recognize top teachers and support staff.

District nixes senior projects

Okanogan students won’t need them to graduate anymore

The School District is scrapping its senior culminating project graduation requirement after this school year.

May 7, 2014- Academic honors

May 7, 2014- Academic honors

May 4, 2014- Academic Honors

Spokane Falls names winter honor roll

WSU under investigation for sexual violence, harassment complaints

Washington State University is the only post-secondary educational institution in the state being investigated; 54 others across the nation are also under scrutiny

Eastmont school bus hits Mustang

Six students escaped injury after their school bus hits sports car

State loses No Child Left Behind waiver for public schools

Federal officials pull will not renew waiver in wake of teacher union's objection to competency evaluations that include student academic achievement

April 23, 2014- Academic honors

The Chronicle CHENEY — Eastern Washington University has named its winter quarter dean’s list. Brewster — Monica Martinez, Maritsal Arellano, Jose Ortiz Villagrana and Lindsey Valdovinos. Bridgeport — Daiana Campos. Coulee City — Kody Prather. Coulee Dam — Karah Duclos, Taylor Black, Connor Crim, Luke Night Wolf and Erica VanZyverden. Mansfield — Connor Smith. Okanogan — Joshua McDonald, Brendan Colbert, Joshua Patterson, Carolyn Burke, Zoe Cheeseman and Mindy Widell. Omak — Miles Hansen, Lindsey Barry, Brianna Navarro and Brett Liebrecht. Oroville — Jayden Smith, Callie Barker, Zachary Speiker, Anamae Rood, Janna Thurston and Heather Galvan-Guzman. Pateros — Jacob Cruz. Republic — Raine Knowles. Tonasket — Mackenzie Black, Michelle Carlson, Christina Ledezma, Brenda Ramos and Michelle Jones. Winthrop — Alex Ulmer, Connor Fisher, Christopher Richardson and John Hutchinson.

Schools win awards

Several Okanogan County schools are among 413 statewide to win Washington Achievement Awards.