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Republican plan could increase school funding

Republican plan could increase school funding

February 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

OLYMPIA — Under the Senate Republicans’ new plan to fund education, many school districts will see their overall funding per student increase, but administrators are worried other provisions in the b...

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Donation expands capacity of Viking Food Pantry

February 23, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — The Big Bend Community College Foundation and its partners recently expanded the capacity of the on-campus food bank with the addition of two brand-new freezers. Other groups who contrib...

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Board games part of Peninsula ‘Power Up Parent Night’

February 22, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — Parents and kids spent the evening connecting the dots and making words, rolling the dice and getting into "Trouble" – the board game kind – at the first “Power Up Parent Night...

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Board to rerun school construction bond

February 22, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — The Moses School Board is set to rerun its $137 million school construction bond in April if the measure fails to secure a few more votes by Friday’s certification deadline. “The irony ...

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Job and Career Fair next week at Big Bend

February 22, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — More than 60 exhibitors are scheduled to have booths at the annual Big Bend Community College Job and Career Fair, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 1 at the ATEC building on the BBCC...

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Moses Lake school bond still 4 votes short of win

February 20, 2017 at 5:00 am | Columbia Basin Herald MOSES LAKE — Four votes. That’s how many votes the $135 million school construction bond needs to reach the 60 percent threshold and pass. “So close, yet so far away,” said Michelle Price, current ...

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