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Julia Hart

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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..

Media treated to lunch, wines and tour

Recent visitors to the Cote Bonneville Train Station Tasting Room on East Edison Avenue enjoyed a locally sourced meal prepared by Guerra Family Catering and a flight of locally handcrafted wines.

March 26, 2018 2:24 p.m. read more..

Time to learn Diabetes risk

Tuesday, March 27, marks the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA’s) annual Alert Day, an opportunity to sound the alarm about the prevalence and risks of type 2 diabetes by asking Americans to take the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test.

March 26, 2018 2:12 p.m. read more..

Karina Fajardo

Karina Kalee Fajardo, 17, is the one of seven high school girls seeking the 2018 Miss Grandview title during the pageant to be held April 14.

March 23, 2018 9:57 a.m. read more..