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Student reading challenge sends principals to the rooftop

School joins in national reading drive

The first rainy day in a week last Friday happened to be the day principals at Harriet Thompson Elementary School sat on the roof to read all day.

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Local school board moves on from Cole

Two board members knew of first DUI stop

A former School Board president knew of Superintendent Rick Cole’s first driving while under the influence of alcohol stop back in June and did not notify the rest of the board.

Principal plans climb to roof

Those driving by Harriet Thompson Elementary School tomorrow can wave at the principal on the roof.

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Prosser teachers compete step by step

Keene-Riverview Elementary School staff are as busy as their bee mascot while attempting to get the most steps into their daily routine.

Cole stepping down

District will hire interim tonight

Practically speaking, the School District will have a new superintendent this evening when the school board hires an interim.

Board weighs options with superintendent

The School Board is re-thinking whether to renew the superintendent’s contract tomorrow in the wake of a second driving under the influence of alcohol charge in the past seven months.

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When predators come to school

Wild animals thrill students

Wolves, a cougar and even a boa constrictor are invading school classrooms.

Schools chief faces DUI charge

Cole takes leave following second drunken driving arrest

The School District’s top official is facing his second alcohol-related driving charge in less than seven months.

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Wine industry scholarships now available

The Washington Wine Industry Foundation is offering more than $30,000 in scholarships for undergraduate and post-graduate students studying viticulture, enology or related disciplines.

Foundation seeks scholars

The Columbia Center Mall could help a graduating senior pay for college through the Simon Youth Foundation.

‘Predators’ headed this way

Wolves and alligators are among the predators to be featured in a series of programs for elementary school students.

Students named to Dean’s List

Lower Yakima Valley students earning a spot on the Dean’s list for the fall semester at Heritage University.

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Bickleton students perform poetry

Poetry is echoing through the hallways of Bickleton School as students practice for the Poetry Out Loud competition today.