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Financial aid help offered

Yakima Valley College will host a financial aid workshop from 3-6 p.m. Monday, May 14 , to help students complete either the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA).

May 2, 2018 1:51 p.m. read more..


Biggest and best

Wine lovers enjoy great weather and great wines over Spring Barrel Tasting Weekend

May 1, 2018 2:33 p.m. read more..


Livestock show well-attended

The community of Toppenish put on the 69th annual Central Washington Junior Livestock Show April 29 through May 2, and it appeared to be as popular as ever.

May 1, 2018 noon read more..


Police Calls

The following are calls for service responded to by Lower Yakima Valley law enforcement for a 3-day period beginning at 8 a.m. April 27, 2018:

April 30, 2018 1:53 p.m. read more..


Filipinos recognized for World War II service

Patriotism flowed like a fine old wine here Saturday, April 28, when 18 members of the Yakima Valley Filipino American Community received official recognition for their participation in World War II as part of the allied forces that defeated the Axis Powers.

April 29, 2018 6 p.m. read more..


Jan White, Grandview's Person of the Year

Two of the most notable moments at the Grandview Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 26, came late, when Jan White was named Person of the Year and retiring Parks and Recreation Director Mike Carpenter was presented the President’s Award.

April 29, 2018 6 a.m. read more..


New Dairy Ambassador named

The Yakima Valley Dairy community gathered Friday night to welcome Kayla VanWieringen as its new Dairy Ambassador at the Dairy Women’s annual banquet held at the Clore Center.

April 28, 2018 2:43 p.m. read more..


Hospice marks 40 years of end of life compassion

From the beginning the founders of the Yakima Valley’s first hospice care unit wanted to honor life and to help individuals in their end of life moments. Now renamed Heartlinks Hospice & Palliative Care, the agency formed in 1978, is expanded, but still holds true to that mission.

April 28, 2018 11:41 a.m. read more..
   

Woman on a crusade to raise awareness

Her husband’s weight loss wasn’t much of a concern, until Dick Stark began complaining of not being able to swallow. Dick died of esophageal cancer in May 2017, just a few months after being di-agnosed with Esophageal Cancer, an often-misunderstood disease.

April 25, 2018 5 p.m. read more..


Fresh look at the community’s history

SUNNYSIDE– New exhibits displayed in gallery style will greet visitors the newly revamped community mu-seum, 704 S. 4th St. Fresh neutral paint, a new lighting system and a thoughtful decluttering of past collections have given the community treasure house of history a clean new gallery-style look.

April 25, 2018 4:57 p.m. read more..