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 >>
WHS FFA classes have busy month | Edmonds CC names interim college president during search | The high stakes of the 'regulatory reset' | Second floor of TransAlta Commons to be renamed to honor Alice White Forth | SPSCC professor Norm Chapman named Instructor of the Year | Who is graduating from community college? More students than you might think | ‘I’m honored to sit among them’ | New superintendents in Aberdeen, Hoquiam bring high hopes for area schools >>
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 >>
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