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  1. Yakama Nation urges Gov. Inslee to declare state of emergency for Rattlesnake Ridge landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... resources. Experts say the worst-case scenario is material from the slide damming the Yakima River and flooding Union Gap. Kaplan said such a situation could result in a state of emergency declaration from the governor. In response, Elizabeth ...

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  2. James Beard Awards dub this Wash. spot an 'American Classic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... often family-owned, that are cherished for their quality food, local character, and lasting appeal." And Union Gap's Los Hernandez is one of them. The restaurant is owned by Felipe Hernandez, who immigrated from Piedras Negras in Coahuila, Mexico in ...

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  3. Explosives to blast the Rattlesnake Ridge slide? Here's why that's not a good ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | The Columbian

    A crack in Rattlesnake Ridge is seen extending from a gravel pit up and across the ridge near Union Gap, Wash. The threat has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable 'Ai the collapse of the ridge near an interstate highway that experts say should occur sometime from late January or early February.

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  4. Tucson's El Guero Canelo wins James Beard awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | ABC15.com

    ... its Facebook page. The other recipients include Sun Wah in Chicago; Galleria Umberto in Boston; Los Hernandez in Union Gap, Washington; and Dong Phuong Bakery in New Orleans. Two other Arizona restaurants have received the same award: El Chorro ...

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  5. Eastern Washington eatery is recognized by the James Beard Foundation - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | The Spokesman-Review

    An Eastern Washington mom-and-pop tamale shop is one of five winners of the James Beard Foundation's 2018 America's Classics award. Los Hernandez Tamales in Union Gap, just south of Yakima , is the only America's Classics award-winner from the Pacific Northwest this year.

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  6. Sun Wah BBQ to receive coveted 2018 James Beard America's Classics awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Chicago Tribune

    ... is one of five winners of the award this year; the others are Galleria Umberto in Boston; Los Hernandez Tamales in Union Gap, Wash.; El Guero Canelo in Tucson, Ariz; and Dong Phuong Bakeshop in New Orleans. And Sun Wah joins three other Chicago area ...

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  7. Dong Phuong bakery wins James Beard's America's Classics awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | NOLA.com

    ... The other America's Classic winners for 2018 are Sun Wah in Chicago, Galleria Umberto in Boston; Los Hernandez in Union Gap, Washington; and El Guero Canelo in Tucson, Arizona.

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  8. Washington Town on High Alert over Slow-Moving LandslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | Insurance Journal West

    ... n the impact of a landslide, ranging from little damage to widespread flooding, especially in the Yakima suburb of Union Gap, which is closest to the slide area.

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  9. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    This Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, photo shows homes after people evacuated, near the slow-moving Rattlesnake Ridge landslide in Union Gap, Wash. The landslide in the fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations... .

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  10. Washington state town wary of slow-moving landslide - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | The Spokesman-Review

    James Gleeson, a surveyor with the Washington State Department of Transportation, takes measurements Jan. 8, 2018, from the shoulder of Interstate 82 to monitor a slow-moving landslide on Rattlesnake Ridge beyond in Union Gap, Wash. Large containers line a road below the ridge, an effort to help block rocks and debris from reaching the highway.

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  11. Reports of bicyclist on Rattlesnake Ridge has authorities urging the public to stay awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    Authorities monitoring the crumbling 8 million tons of earth on Rattlesnake Ridge near Union Gap, urged the public to stay off the slide area during a press conference Tuesday morning. This after reports of about half a dozen people being seen on Rattlesnake Ridge over the weekend, on top of the slowly moving mountain near Interstate 82. "You're putting your own lives at risk and the lives of emergency personnel who have to come and get you if something should happen," said Yakima County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy, Ed Levesque.

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  12. Slow-moving landslide has Union Gap on high alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | The Columbian

    ... a state road, killing dozens. Experts say the slide could happen as soon as late January or early February above Union Gap, a small agricultural town in the rolling brown foothills of the Cascade Range. A chunk of one ridge about the size of 24 ...

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  13. Most likely scenario in Rattlesnake Ridge landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    According to the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, the most likely scenario in the Rattlesnake Ridge landslide near Union Gap is that the landslide will slowly continue to move south, where the mass will fall into the quarry pit and accumulate.

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  14. Newhouse updated on Rattlesnake Ridge crackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Stephen Slaughter, landslide hazards mapping program coordinator with the Department of Natural Resources, shows Rep. Dan Newhouse the extent of the crack in Rattlesnake Ridge during a briefing on the ridge's landslide near Union Gap. Stephen Slaughter, landslide hazards mapping program coordinator with the Department of Natural Resources, shows Rep. Dan Newhouse the extent of the crack in Rattlesnake Ridge during a briefing on the ridge's landslide near Union Gap.

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  15. Drone footage of huge fissure opening behind imminent landslideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 15 | Boing Boing

    ... threatened in "less likely scenarios." The county has pre-emptively declared an official disaster. The city of Union Gap also declared a disaster, allowing officials to request the help they'll need when the hillside comes down. The big question ... 1 comment

  16. See the latest drone footage of Rattlesnake Ridge crackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... shot by Yakima County resident Steven Mack, shows the status of the chasm developing on Rattlesnake Ridge in Union Gap. A supermoon is a moon that is full when it is also at or near its closest point to the Earth in its elliptical orbit path, ...

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  17. Check out this year's winner of the MLK Spirit AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... shot by Yakima County resident Steven Mack, shows the status of the chasm developing on Rattlesnake Ridge in Union Gap. A supermoon is a moon that is full when it is also at or near its closest point to the Earth in its elliptical orbit path, ...

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  18. Looming Landslide Stokes Fears, May Help Disaster PredictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Scientific American

    A large crack has formed in Rattlesnake Ridge, above a town in Washington State. Credit: Washington State Department of Natural Resources A crack is growing in Rattlesnake Ridge, a red-dusted hilltop near the town of Union Gap in Washington State's Yakima County.

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  19. The Hotel Group Expands Portfolio With Addition Of Home2 Suites by Hilton - Yakima Airport, WARead the original story

    Thursday Jan 11 | Hotel Interactive

    ... market," stated Douglas Dreher, the CEO and President of The Hotel Group. "The hotel's central location, west of Union Gap and downtown Yakima, makes it the perfect place for both business and leisure travelers alike. We are pleased to provide best ...

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  20. Experts predict Rattlesnake Ridge will slide or stabilize by MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    About 4 million cubic yards of rock and soil are accelerating slightly, threatening homes and drivers along I-82 and the Yakima River south of Union Gap. Experts now say the hillside could give way anytime from now until March.

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