Family, friends lend a hand
For weeks, his outside travel has been limited daily visits to the Mt. Adams DaVita Dialysis Center and home.
State says milk had salmonella
Pride and Joy Dairy, which processes its milk in Toppenish, has given up its raw milk processing license, according to state Department of Agriculture spokesman Hector Castro.
One of earliest closings ever for Chinook
Yakima Valley travelers will not be able to cross the mountains to the west side through Chinook Pass this weekend or the rest of this year.
Constantly reading bad news about the youth of our country, you’d think there is no one who’ll stand up for the red, white and blue in the future.
A Granger man was arrested Wednesday as police solved a series of car prowls with the help of citizens.
A 27-year-old arrested here Oct. 26 made his first appearance yesterday in Yakima County Superior Court. Alberto Verduzco Reyna was charged with forgery, second-degree possession of stolen property and second-degree theft.
Two voted for moratorium, one was absent
Benton County commissioners stood a little tougher against the marijuana culture at their regular meeting Tuesday, and the folks seem to agree. Commissioners Jim Beaver and Shon Small voted to place a 6-month moratorium on the production and processing of marijuana in unincorporated Benton County. Commissioner Jerome Delvin was absent.
Heritage University Campus will be site of community forum
A community forum on the status of children brought illegally into the U.S. will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at Heritage University. The forum will include presentations, educational information and an update of the rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Brad Hendrickson was unanimously nominated by Democrats to serve as the next secretary of the Senate. Before taking the post, his nomination must still be approved by a majority of the Senate.
Cougar football fans encouraged to drive safely and be prepared for winter weather
The Washington State Patrol has extra units on Eastern Washington highways through Nov. 26. Troopers will be targeting motorists who are speeding, driving too fast for conditions and using cellphones behind the wheel. Up-to-date road information will be posted to Twitter using the hashtags BeSafeCougs and #AppleCup.
After Central Washington’s 42-28 win over Humboldt State on Saturday, the Wildcats will enter the NCAA Division II playoffs with the No. 1 seed. The undefeated Wildcats (11-0) will get a first-round bye in Region 4 football playoffs.
First-round playoff loss ends season
The Leopards’ hopes of winning a 1A state football title ended Friday night. The Newport Grizzlies defeated the Leopards, 13-6, in the first round of the 1A State Football Championships.
The Sunnyside Christian volleyball team’s hopes of a trophy were dashed in three sets by Almira-Coulee-Hartline on Friday morning at the 1B State Volleyball Tournament at the Yakima Valley SunDome. The Warriors opened the 8 a.m. match with a 25-18 set win. They won the second set, 25-17 and clinched their bid for the fifth/sixth-place trophy match with a 25-16 win.
The indoor yard sale, previously scheduled for Saturday at the city community center, has been cancelled.
An American Red Cross blood drive will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, at the Friendship Church, 1801 Paterson Road.
The PMH Medical Center gift and busy Bean Cafe will open with a ribbon cutting at 1:30 p.m. today, in the hospital main lobby, 723 Memorial St.
“I had no idea that many men and women have served our country in our armed forces.”
I understand North Korea might be planning to unleash smallpox, cholera, and anthrax in our large urban centers—possibly by the use of people disguised as janitors.
A key election win for westside Democrats will likely have dramatic consequences for Eastern Washington — and most likely, not for the better.
Schools are closed today. Banks and government offices, too.
Nothing can compensate for the eight New York murders Uzbek national Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov perpetrated or the pain and suffering the victims’ families will forever endure. But one positive shift has occurred.
God’s command to Mankind has always been, “be righteous and do good.” But the history of mankind has shown the inability of man to do just that.