As local student populations grow, so does the ratio of minorities attending classes. Over 13-thousand students will be attending classes in the Wenatchee and Eastmont School District much of them are considered Hispanic. But Eastmont Superintendent Garn Christensen the number of scholars considered to be legal Americans is unknown due to legal parameters. The classes begin today Tuesday in the Wenatchee School District and school starts Wednesday in the Eastmont School District.
Posted Monday Sept. 1, 2014 A 7-year old girl was rescued from the Wenatchee River in Leavenworth Monday afternoon. Chelan County Chief of Operations Jason Mathews says the incident was initially reported as a drowning under the Blackbird Island Bridge. There were no injuries reported.
Posted Monday Sept. 1, 2014 Another dead body has been found in remote location in Chelan County. Chelan County Sgt. Kent Sisson says two hunters found the body north of Leavenworth Sunday. Sisson says the county coroner is examining the body for signs foul play. Due to decomposition, an identity has not yet been revealed. A body was also discovered in the Manson area last Wednesday. Authorities say its unusual to find two bodies within such a short span of time. The investigation continues.