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Julia Hart

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Watch out for school buses

People are so thoughtless and inattentive when it comes to looking out for children, getting on and off buses or just crossing the street.

October 5, 2018 noon read more..

Final weekend to enjoy patriotic tunes

The Delaney Sisters from the cast of the Over the Hill Theatricals production of All Aboard for Broadway, remind community theater-lovers to come out and see the play filled with George M. Cohan music.

October 5, 2018 noon read more..

Looking forward to Sunshine Days

Today (Friday) marks the beginning of Sunshine Days, a weekend I always enjoy... this year, more than ever, because I get to give out the Mayor’s Choice Trophy during Saturday’s float judging prior to the start of the Sunshine Days Parade.

September 14, 2018 noon read more..

Wines earn double gold

A Yakima Valley College 2017 Textbook White Gewurztraminer wine received a double gold medal at the 2018 Seattle Wine Award contest in Seattle.

May 18, 2018 5:05 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..

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..

Tying the Knot

Toppenish hops will be included in a foamy, beery toast after the May 19 wedding of His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales and American actress Meghan Markle.

April 20, 2018 midnight read more..

New dairy ambassador to be named

The introduction of the 2018 Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador, Kayla Van Wieringen, will be made at the 61st annual Yakima Valley Dairy Ambassador Banquet, at 6:30 p.m. April 27, at the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center, 2140 Wine Country Road.

April 9, 2018 12:33 p.m. read more..

Taking a Stand

The third annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” awareness event set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28, at Columbia Bank, 2690 E. Lincoln Ave.

April 9, 2018 9:29 a.m. read more..

Jessica Ramos is Miss Granger 2018

From the beginning of the evening Jessica Ramos was the girl, to keep an eye on. By the end of the annual Miss Granger Pageant, she had collected the hearts of the audience and the coveted crown and title.

April 9, 2018 9:27 a.m. read more..

It's yard sale season

Nearly every weekend in communities across the valley yard sale signs are showing up as people try to earn a few ex-tra dollars by letting go of unwanted household items and clothing.

April 1, 2018 12:39 p.m. read more..