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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:40:39 GMT

Leita, Manjarrez lead in campaign funds in commission races  -  Yakima Herald-Republic
YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima County Commission Incumbent Mike Leita has raised nearly three times the amount of campaign funds than challenger Eric Geary. Both men seek the District 1 seat on the commission. So far, Leita has raised $24,196, of which he's ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:09:53 GMT

Cowiche man who shot acquaintance sentenced to prison  -  Yakima Herald-Republic
YAKIMA, Wash. —A 65-year-old Cowiche-area man has been ordered to serve six years in prison for shooting an acquaintance in the arm after the victim crashed into his vehicle. Michael Edward Montgomery was sentenced Tuesday by Judge Richard ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 19:24:00 GMT

West Valley volleyball ranked 20th in nation  -  Yakima Herald-Republic (blog)
West Valley volleyball team and senior Jillian Berg, second from the left, listen to head coach Katie Hinkley, right, after the first set against Moses Lake in Yakima, Wash. Thursday, October 13, 2016. (MASON TRINCA/Yakima Herald-Republic). prev. next ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:00:21 GMT

Documentary film, dinner on tap at Filipino hall this weekend  -  Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. — The Filipino-American Community of the Yakima Valley will open its community hall to the public this weekend to share a recently released documentary on a Filipino farm workers movement and hold its annual Harvest Dinner.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:29:05 GMT

Former Ike track standout Drew Schreiber critically injured in assault  -  Yakima Herald-Republic
Drew Schreiber, the Yakima Valley boys athlete of the year in 2014 as a record-setting runner at Eisenhower, remains in critical condition at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane after suffering severe head trauma during a brutal beating ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:25:57 GMT

Anderson top diver at double dual  -  Sunnyside Daily Sun News
#YAKIMA — Although the opposing teams won last night's dual meet, Sunnyside had top performances from one of its divers. #Davis won the meet against Sunnyside, 100-79, and Eisenhower defeated the Grizzlies, 115-64. #Lia Anderson won the diving ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:27:44 GMT

The Secret Relationship Between Brewers And Farmers  -  VinePair
Your favorite craft beer starts with hop farmers and their fields — more likely than not in Yakima, Washington. The farmers and their companies aren't getting credit for the decade and a half of explosive craft beer growth, even though the industry ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:03:54 GMT
Stink bug numbers increasing dramatically in state  -  Westport News
This fall, the agricultural pest has turned up in significantly larger numbers in traps and inside people's homes in 19 counties. Washington State University research Elizabeth Beers says its obvious stink bugs are expanding in population and range.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:55:16 GMT

Yakima's Julian 'Juicy J' Erosa heading to London for MMA showdown  -  Yakima Herald-Republic
Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Julian Erosa, also known as "Juicy J," left, practices with Wyatt Gonzalez, right, at Yakima MMW in Yakima, Wash., Thursday, February 25, 2016. Erosa will befighting in London at next month's “Cage Warriors: ...
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:50:00 GMT

Honoring Habitat's best: Golden Hammer Award winner built home, career with Yakima Valley group  -  Yakima Herald-Republic
Since it was founded in 1985 by Fred and Pam Bauman, the local Habitat affiliate has built 172 houses throughout the Yakima Valley, providing shelter to more than 900 people. Families that qualify earn 30 percent to 60 percent of the median income for ...