A fresh — and expanded — view of community colleges shows they’re doing better than many thought | Opinion: More affordable housing near TCC is a smart investment | SPSCC Food Pantry: Kate Armstrong’s dream becomes a reality | At end of poet laureate term, Laura Read reflects on finding poetry where you are | Music, stories resonate at 2017 Spokane Fall Folk Festival | After more than half a century, GI Bill still helping vets transition to life beyond war | Veteran of two wars recalls WWII air campaigns | Military service, advocating for vets important to Altmayer | Veterans Day | Projects teach students about efforts to go green | A lifelong connection to the service | Gov. Jay Inslee Reappoints Doris Wood-Brumsickle to Centralia College Board of Trustees | Eat, stay, love | Open house to showcase SonBridge’s community-health efforts | Public weighs $1B ammonia plant in Longview | Clark College welding program selling students’ 2017 project online as fundraiser | Reporter's Notebook preview: College study in France draws former West Valley resident to wine industry | Confection perfection | Eight community members will help in Highline College presidential search | Opinion: Opening our minds can be a beautiful thing | A skills-based jobs approach to fulfilling workforce needs >>
LCC welding lab shut down due to slightly elevated arsenic levels | Popular Yakima Valley College professor Herb Blisard, who taught there for 51 years, has died | Community members visit Burlington schools | She’s impressed by the community. Meet CBC’s first woman president | Seattle Central's South Annex planned to be homeless youth center | Lucrative new manufacturing jobs are emerging; no college degree required >>
Clark College program: RAMP to success for students | Pilot project to help students complete GEDs | Diverse students find community at Simpson Intercultural Center | Books and laptops, soccer balls and garden rakes? Spokane Community College’s Library of Things offers myriad items for students | El Periódico: Skagit Valley College DREAMers take a stand | TCC, THA expand housing assistance program for homeless students | SPSCC welcomes 4 new faculty members | These are the top Washington universities and colleges ranked by salary potential >>
Mount Vernon School District aims for 100 percent high school graduation rate | Opinion: Ease up on the Amazon dreams | Keeping prepared: port, county practice airport disaster response | Spend a fifth year in college? Fewer Washington students stick around that long | Editorial: End the ‘hostage’ drama on capital budget, Hirst | SVC Fall Powwow more than honoring Native American culture | 50 years and counting | EvCC’s aviation maintenance school celebrates 50 years | Experts call DACA cancellation a detriment to community | Dutch Bros. raises $2,600 for Centralia College Foundation with ‘Buck for Kids’ day | CPTC’s open house welcomes potential students to campus | Program supporting STEM students to expand to 6 additional colleges | Hungry? Need a toothbrush? SPSCC’s new food pantry can help | Bates: Senator Patty Murray tours college’s Early Learning Center, talks access to child care | Alumni interview: Dana S. at Shoreline Community College >>
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