Mariachi is not a genre generally synonymous with public school music education. However, Ramon Rivera and his Wenatchee High School Mariachi Huenachi ensemble of trumpets, violins, guitars, vihuela, guitarron, harp...

WENATCHEE — By the end of a recent weekend, the big achievement among Ramon Rivera’s high school mariachi band wasn’t that they had logged more than 700 miles in a...

Ramon Rivera, a Wenatchee High School music teacher and director of the award winning Mariachi Huenachi has been named one of five state recipients of the Washington State Jefferson Awards. [icons...

OLYMPIA — As Gov. Jay Inslee signed the DREAM Act into law Wednesday afternoon, the crowded state reception room was filled with applause, cheering — and mariachi music, played by...