Skagit Valley College hopes new turf field a boon | Great Careers event shows Issaquah students there’s nothing wrong with path less traveled | Minority students aren’t pulled to magnet schools | Here’s to the vineyard workers of the Walla Walla Valley | New BBCC program proving popular | Opinion: Hilltop needs higher wages and local hires | OC Workforce Development helps students pay for tuition, fees, books, child care | Seattle Stand Down offers hundreds of veterans much-needed services | Skagit Valley College Foundation meets $3 million fundraising goal | Local businesses bone up on new sick leave rules | Holiday House provides gifts for 100 families | With new grant, Spokane Falls Community Colleges looks to attract diversity in engineering | ‘Hour of Code’ builds foundation for future coders | Grant County makes economic development work | Chelan County Fire District 1 chief announces retirement, names successor | Lewis County service agencies address state, local leaders on needs | Denzel Washington and other major celebrities you didn’t know played college basketball | City forest updates trail maps with help | PSD students are learning how to teach, and may help your child learn next semester >>
Senators say net neutrality rollback could harm rural education | Forging a family bond and love for farming | Two reasons why the chum salmon run was off this fall | Price tag for community colleges’ new IT system goes up $45 million | Backstory: A Dreamer’s saga and how I came to tell it | Getting engaged with themselves and their community | CPTC dental students serve at Project Homeless Connect | Ivy Tech to give help to SNAP recipients | Providence makes global impact through medical supply warehouse | SCC students step up to provide Christmas to family displaced by fire | Career connected learning and apprenticeship program award | A bridge to employment >>
Bellevue College student advocates for disability community | A cafe where no one is homeless: one solution to youth on Seattle streets | Off Beat: Rising star shines light on science education | Getting down to business at Walla Walla Community College | Champions of Diversity students honored | Leadership luncheon promotes “A Better Idea” | WWCC acts locally, reaches globally | Suits for Soldiers event quadruples donations in second year | Hundreds honor President Jean Hernandez as she prepares to leave Edmonds CC | In another year of arts-funding fights, Seattle-area student says NEA songwriting award made a difference | Opinion: Look to community colleges for diverse tech-industry talent | Clark College students, faculty call white pride posters 'unacceptable' | Preservation society | W.F. West, Centralia College consider expanded career and technical education partnership >>
Big Bend takes off: unmanned aerial systems programs gains accreditation | Future uncertain for Peninsula College in Sequim after campus closes | New SFCC gymnasium to be named after longtime coach | McDonald commentary: A tribute to Alice White Forth of Centralia College | Opinion: Black and brown | Diversity | 'It's OK to be white' posters reappear at Vancouver's Clark College | Retiring Olympic College president's legacy seen "in the success of every student" >>
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