Get ready to catch the crush

Harvest in Yakima Valley’s wine country is a time of excitement. It is the culmination of hard work and a glimpse into the promise of the new vintage.

Monday mayhem begins

Monday Football Mayhem strikes again at Horse Heaven Hills Brewery, 1118 Meade Ave.

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Hinder rocks Central Washington State Fair

The hard rock band Hinder performed last night at the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima. The band played its big hits including “Lips of an Angel,” and “Get Stoned.”

Kubecca kicks off concert series

Season tickets to arrive before performance

The music of Kubecca will open the 2016-17 Lower Valley Community Association season.

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Hypnotized at the fair

White Swan resident Sherrai Sutterlict, 22, takes the microphone and stage by storm last night at the Central Washington State Fair after being hypnotized into believing she is the rock ’n’ roll artist Pink.

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Flying pigs at the fair

Pigs leap a hurdle Saturday during first-round action at the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima.

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Travel agent turns author to help clients

Finally, a travel book of practical packing and safety advice for extended trips.

Renaissance fair planned

The 30th annual Ye Merrie Greenwood Renaissance Fair has a new home.

Wearable art sought

An exclusive “Wearable Art” Fashion Show will be in the Modern Living Building at Central Washington State Fair tomorrow.

Arts event planned

Art submissions are being sought for Washington State University’s annual Night with the Arts.

Chalk Festival planned

The Downtown Association of Yakima’s second chalk art festival will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 8 on North Third Street.

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‘Maybelle’ kicks off the fair

Get to the fair early for first day free entry

The ceremony surrounding the unveiling of Maybelle the Holstein in the Valley Building on Tuesday was the unofficial opening of the Central Washington State Fair, 1301 S. Fair Ave.

Diverse line-up planned for state fair

Central Washington States Fair runs Sept. 23-Oct. 2

Valley residents can “Get Your Fair On” when the Central Washington State Fair opens at 10 a.m. Sept. 23 for a 10-day run.

PowWow Saturday

The All-Nations Student Pow Wow will feature Grammy-nominated group, Black Lodge Singers as the head drum at their first-ever powwow.

Housing trends tour

The 35th annual Central Washington Home Builders Association Tour of Homes continues this Saturday and Sunday.