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 >>
At 19, he was ‘Baby’ this year on the Pacific Crest Trail | Chemistry Week gets students excited about science | Skills USA club holds Senior Citizen Service Day | Six finalists in search for new Olympic College president | College Success Fund (Thumbs up) | Washougal 17-year-old isn’t afraid of the spotlight | 2017 SW Washington autism conference has biggest year yet | Governor's town hall on climate change draws tribal protesters | Aging in style| Intergenerational models are a win-win >>
Parents get taste of homework in Washougal class | This veterans hub started with $10,000 three years ago. Now it’s going to get $310,000 | Opinion: How ‘affordable’ housing is disappearing in Seattle | Auburn making a concentrated push to get healthy | Team of veterans work on eco-friendly projects across county >>
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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