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Laura Cromer talks with her students in a certified nursing assistant class at the Columbia Basin Technical Skills Center in Moses Lake. - Jacob Wagner photo

The Grand Coulee Dam School District would like to see a skill center in the area, a place where junior and senior high school students can learn practical skills that will help them land jobs after high school.

Superintendent Paul Turner visited the Columbia Basin Technical Skills Center in Moses Lake on May 4, observing classes for certified nursing assistants, culinary arts, advanced manufacturing, and entrepreneurship and marketing.

"There's an international nursing shortage, so by starting these students in high school, we've set them on that track," said CNA program instructor Laura...

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