News for Wednesday, January 26, 2005




Snowpack worrisome to irrigators

With the initial water supply outlook for the Yakima Valley looking bleak, Don Schramm on Tuesday updated members of the Board of Control for the Sunnyside Division of the Yakima Irrigation Project on the water outlook for the coming season.

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Lady Grizzlies claim pressure-packed victory against Hanford

With less than a minute left and the Sunnyside High School girls basketball team down by one against Hanford, six-foot tall junior Talia Spini was likely feeling some pressure as she made her way to the foul line last night. But with a quick flick of the wrist, Spini sealed the fate of the Falcons and pushed the Lady Grizzlies to their first win over Hanford this season.

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Yakama Tribal stop Bickleton Pirates, 83-35

BICKLETON - The Yakama Tribal High School boys basketball team's speed and the power of the shooting arms of the Payer brothers proved too much for the Bickleton Pirates Tuesday night. The Eagles leapt out to an early lead, eventually claiming an 83-35 victory.

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Knights knock off DeSales

WALLA WALLA - Two state ranked basketball teams battling for bragging rights was the scenario in last night's match-up, pitting Sunnyside Christian and DeSales against one another.

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Grandview woman faces lung transplant

GRANDVIEW - For years, Ofelia Castilleja thought she suffered from lupus, a debilitating disease that attacks the body's connective tissue and organs. It was a disease that took one baby daughter and forced her to adapt to a very restricted lifestyle. Her life took yet another restrictive turn when doctors determined she doesn't suffers from lupus, but faces something even more life threatening.

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Death notices for Paul Linck, Brook Campbell, Ray Bertschi, Orbra Greenlee, and Philip Dean

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Relay for Life offers a way to remember those touched by cancer

For Chief Kamiakin Elementary School Library Assistant Marge Zylstra, volunteering her services to the Lower Valley Relay for Life is something that helps her do something to fight the disease that took the life of first her best friend and most recently her sister.

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Guest Editorial

Scout battle is about American values "To those who cite the First Amendment as reason for excluding God from more and more of our institutions every day, I say: the First Amendment of the Constitution was not written to protect the people of this country from religious values; it was written to protect religious values from government tyranny." - Ronald Reagan

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