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Northwest Nitros ready to roll

Pro hill climb racer Jason Smith begins to mount the hill at Dry Creek Reservation. Smith will be competing at this weekend’s Northwest Nitro Nationals.

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Nitro Nationals gearing up for sixth annual event

Racers and fans starting to arrive for event

Organizers of the 6th annual Northwest Nitro Nationals have made an effort to make this year’s event better than ever.

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Faith and football

Churches take to the gridiron

When Aaron Munoz moved from California to the Yakima Valley three years ago, he noticed something different.

Fishing derby at Granger

The 68th annual Granger Cherry Festival includes a fishing derby.

Swimming lessons offered throughout Lower Valley

Registrations start May 9 in Grandview

With summer right around the corner, city swimming pools are preparing to open their facilities to the public and offer different activities throughout the season.

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Paddlers to discuss future of water sports

Weather brings out kayakers

Outdoor recreationalists will have an opportunity to discuss water trails during a presentation on paddlesports May 5.

Lowland lakes opening April 23

Trout fishing in Washington begins April 23, when several hundred lowland lakes — stocked with millions of fish — open for a six-month season.

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Evans captures emotional Apple Cup win

An East Wenatchee man is celebrating a victory after winning Sunday’s Apple Cup 150 at Yakima Speedway.

Yakima Skyline rim race set

The 2016 Yakima Skyline 50k is Saturday, while the 25k is Sunday.

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Tournament planned

The 2016 Northwest Athletic Conference Spring Crossover Softball Tournament is Saturday and Sunday.

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League golf tournament

Apple Tree Resort is the site of a Northwest Athletic Conference league golf tournament April 17-18.

Yakima dirt track race

The Yakima Dirt Track Association hosting races on April 16.

Boys hoop tournament

The 38th annual AAU Inland Empire Championships-AAU Boys Basketball is this Friday through Sunday at various school gyms.