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ILC looks to broaden real-world learning

ILC looks to broaden real-world learning

By Marcy Stamper Students at the Independent Learning Center (ILC) already create a curriculum around their own interests — this year’s topics include anthropology, World War II history and reggae music. But those interests are just a starting point. By doing extensive research into these topics and finding internships, the students turn these basic themes into a...
Bright planets and more in March skies

Bright planets and more in March skies

By David Ward
As usual, lots of things are happening up there this month. Here are some of the highlights. All of the bright planets are visible in their glory. At dusk, Jupiter is high overhead. It has been hanging out in the constellation Gemini, the twins, all winter, and it is the brightest...

Arts briefs: Feb. 26, 2014

This week: Methow artists' work in Seattle –Sara Ashford and Steve Ward featured in Freemont, Bronn and Katherine Journey at OPAC –harp and vocals, and Horse Crazy appearing at the grange –March 20th with Dave McClure.
Business briefs: Feb. 12, 2014

Business briefs: Feb. 12, 2014

This week: Sheila Ward joins MVN staff
Sun Mountain wins wine award
New clinic opens at Brewster Hospital
Free tax workshop in East Wenatchee
Betelgeuse is the star of February

Betelgeuse is the star of February

By David Ward
February nights are mostly cloudy and we are all getting tired of this quasi-winter we’re having, so if you stay inside and watch TV all month, I will not blame you. Speaking of TV, here is a scary thought …
Return of the Seven Sisters

Return of the Seven Sisters

By David Ward One of my favorite celestial objects is making an appearance this time of year. Early in the evening look to the east for a tiny cluster of stars about the size of the full moon. It almost looks like a small dipper, and in fact many people mistake it for the Little...