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Orchardists using falcons and hawks to keep birds from crops
Master falconer Vah Alaverdian of Falcon Force prepares a peregrine falcon named Sitting Bull.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Yakima weighing pulling out of Valley-wide emergency services group
Yakima Valley's emergency response agency could lose its biggest member. Yakima is considering pulling out of the group.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Shadow's destiny is their own - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 PST
Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Derek Zimmerman and Mike Ramos scored after halftime to build a 2-0 lead and Spokane held on for a 2-1 win over host Vancouver Victory FC on Thursday night.
Evacuations ordered in Washington state wildfire
Firefighters, lower left, are visible as fire races up the east side of Numeral Mountain from Highway 97A, close to Entiat, Wash., Wednesday night, July 9, 2014.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Tire explodes on local man at Yakima Speedway
A Yakima man is in intensive care after a freak accident at the Yakima Speedway on the Fourth of July.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Shutdown of Private Delivery System Will Interrupt Irrigation Service in Yakima
The New Schanno Canal Company, a private provider of irrigation water to the City of Yakima's Lenox System and 9th Avenue System, has been experiencing problems with its delivery system recently.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Northwest cherries records all-time best June volume
A monthly record 10.3 million boxes of cherries shipped from the region in June, according to Yakima, Wash.-based Northwest Cherry Growers .
Yakima Valley wineries benefiting from hot weather
While the summer heat is uncomfortable for some, Yakima Valley wine growers say it's good for the billion dollar industry.
The Star Press
Colo., Wash., differ in legalizing marijuana
In a June 4 photo, Randall Oliver, the chief scientist for Analytical 360, weighs a sample of marijuana at its new cannabis analysis laboratory in Yakima, Wash.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Yakima Co. Sheriff's Office rescue 15-year-old boy from a Naches River island
Press Release from the Yakima County Sheriff's Office regarding a water rescue this afternoon on 3400 block of S. Naches Rd. in Yakima: A family was swimming in the Naches River, when a 15 year old boy on an inner tube, was caught in the current and swept downstream.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Personal firework displays kept law enforcement busy
Firework debris is all that remains of Fourth of July Festivities. This neighborhood in Wapato is just one area in Yakima County that put on its own displays.
Early Morning Eluding Arrest in Yakima
At about 0610 hrs YCSO deputies were dispatched to the area of the 3700 block of S. 40th Avenue, in Yakima County, for a report of subjects sleeping in a vehicle on a private roadway.
South Fork Ahtanum open to recreationists after 3-month closure
Closed by Department of Natural Resource officials on March 31, the South Fork was reopened in late June following an extensive cleanup effort, including two weekend-long work parties.
The News Tribune
Get Out: Wooden boat show, farmers market, music, concerts, Wings &...
Joel Ruiz and his dad Osman load up their bins at their vendors booth recently at the downtown Puyallup Farmer's Market in Pioneer Park.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Northwest Music Scene
Jaime Wyatt Brings the Bang-Bang to her Northwest roots
Northwest-born and raised currently residing in Los Angeles singer-songwriter/guitarist Jaime Wyatt, with her rhythm section The Bang Bang's, are hitting the road, previewing material from their forthcoming full-length, and allowing Wyatt to return to her Northwest roots.
Library book circulation drops; planned renovations worth it?
Hundreds of thousands of dollars are being invested in the Yakima Valley Libraries.
1200+ customers lose power in Yakima
Pacific Power says more than 1,200 customers in the Yakima area lost power Thursday night.