USA Preps camp June 9

The USA Preps’ 4th Annual Kate Austin Memorial Instructional Camp and Tournament takes place June 9-11 at Columbia Play Fields, 1500 Mansfield St.

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Illegal grows hurting forest; public safety top priority

Dust swirls in the air as a helicopter lifts drug task force officers above national forest lands just west of Wenatchee.

White tapped to coach Grizzlies cross country

The Sunnyside High School cross country team will have a new coach in the fall.

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Pools opening soon

Sunnyside swim team first in the pool

The school year is nearly at its end and the weather is warming, reminding Lower Yakima Valley residents summer is nearly here.

Old fashioned fun planned

An Old Fashion Day in the Park will start at noon at Sacajawea State Park tomorrow.

Hole-in-one in the books

A hole-in-one was recorded last week at Black Rock Creek Golf Course.

Hike the Greenbelt

Learn about the Urban Greenbelt Trail on a volunteer-led walk tomorrow.

Tour the gap tomorrow

Beginning at 8 a.m. tomorrow, geologist and author Bruce Bjornstad will lead a tour to Wallula Gap from The REACH Museum, 1943 Columbia Park Trail.

Dust Devils season starts June 15

The Tri-City Dust Devils baseball team is gearing up for the season.

Mabton student athletes recognized

Whether their names will be a reminder to all who look upon the trophies in the high school trophy case or not, Mabton athletes met and exceeded many expectations this past school year.

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Scottish Fest and Highland Games this weekend

Get your brogue on and don your kilts for the annual Scottish Fest and Highland Games this weekend at the Port of Benton Prosser Wine and Food Park, near Exit 82 of Interstate 82.

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Forest roads damaged by wet conditions are closed

Across the Forest, crews are reporting substantial road damages and washouts caused largely by flooding from heavy snowpack melt and continued spring rains.

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Hoops for Hope raises money for student center

More than 200 basketball competitors filled the parking lot at Grandview High School on Saturday.

Sports’ seismic celebrations spark concerns

‘Beastquake’ used in research

With his team leading 34-30 in the final minutes of a Wild Card Playoff game against the New Orleans Saints in 2011, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch took a handoff and exploded through the hole, beginning what would turn out to be a 67-yard touchdown run.

Pippins begin play on Friday

With Opening Day for the Pippins this Friday, a few of this year’s players have fared well recently with their college and high school teams.