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  1. More calls for federal probe of Wapato police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Mayor Tony Guzman spoke with a representative of the U.S. Justice Department about investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting days before the city council directed him to do so. Guzman said he began reaching out to federal officials Aug. 1, a day after Mario Martinez Torres was shot by a Wapato officer responding to a domestic violence call.

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  2. Yakima County attorney says police involved shooting justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 11 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    ... in Yakima County in just the past two years. Ochoa-Bruck says the second federal investigation request on the Wapato police shooting will be sent to the United States Attorney's Office in the next few days. The Yakima County Attorney says an officer ...

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  3. Investigation continues for police involved fatal shooting in WapatoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | KAPP-TV Yakima

    ... The man shot to death identified as mario martinez torres - is being investigated by yakima police at the request of wapato police chief rick needham. In a letter from the Yakima County Prosecutor Attorney's Office the incident was described as, "an ...

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  4. Commission on Hispanic Affairs calling for investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    The state Commission on Hispanic Affairs is calling for a federal investigation into a Wapato police officer's fatal shooting of a domestic violence suspect. The commission announced its request in a news release issued Monday evening.

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  5. Officer involved shooting in Wapato kills 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    On July 31, 2016, at around 8:15 pm two Wapato P.D. officers responded to 407 W. 2nd, within the city of Wapato on a reported domestic violence incident that was in-progress. A confrontation occurred inside the residence with Mario Torres, 38. During that encounter Mr. Torres was fatally shot by one of the officers.

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  6. Wapato police kill man while responding to call - Mon, 01 Aug 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | The Spokesman-Review

    Chief Rick Needham says officers were responding to a domestic violence call at 8:15 p.m. Sunday when one of the officers shot the man. Chief Rick Needham says officers were responding to a domestic violence call at 8:15 p.m. Sunday when one of the officers shot the man.

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  7. Wapato police kill man while responding to callRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Chief Rick Needham says officers were responding to a domestic violence call at 8:15 p.m. Sunday when one of the officers shot the man. The Yakima Herald-Republic identified him as 38-year-old Mario Martinez Torres.

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  8. Motorcyclist killed in crash near EllensburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | KNDU

    ... Homes are being evacuated and extra personnel is being called in to help the fire that's grown to 1,000 acres. The Wapato Police Department says two officers are on paid administrative leave after one officer shot and killed a man. The Wapato Police ...

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  9. Sequim's Greywolf Elementary to see two buildings...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | Peninsula Daily News

    Two buildings housing four classrooms and using cross-laminated timber are planned at Greywolf Elementary as part of a pilot project. Earlier this year, state legislators appropriated $5.5 million for design and construction of 10 buildings in the Sequim, Seattle, Mount Vernon, Wapato and Toppenish public school districts as part of an effort to reduce class sizes in kindergarten through third grade.

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  10. Sequim's Greywolf Elementary to see two buildings from state funds;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Peninsula Daily News

    Two buildings housing four classrooms and using cross-laminated timber are planned at Greywolf Elementary as part of a pilot project. Earlier this year, state legislators appropriated $5.5 million for design and construction of 10 buildings in the Sequim, Seattle, Mount Vernon, Wapato and Toppenish public school districts as part of an effort to reduce class sizes in kindergarten through third grade.

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  11. Central Washington schools look internationally for teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Columbian

    As Washington continues to face a teacher shortage, some central Washington school districts have turned to other countries to help fill vacancies. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that in the past few years the Grandview School District and Wapato School District have been hiring foreigners to meet educator needs in special education, math and English as a second language.

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  12. M. Ruth KehlRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | Wenatchee World

    ... July 10, 2016, after an extended illness. Ruth was born in Benton, , when Ruth was a young girl. She graduated from Wapato High School in 1948. She met and fell in love with Allen Kehl, and they were married in Wapato on November 22, 1950. They ...

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  13. Wapato teen in custody after Grandview crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Seattle Times

    A 17-year-old Wapato boy is expected to face a variety of charges after leading police on a wild chase and crashing a stolen car on Interstate 82 on Friday evening, according to the Washington State Patrol. The teenager, who was injured in the crash as was a passenger, was westbound in a stolen 1994 Honda Accord at about 10:26 p.m. when it left the road and rolled over near the east exit ramp for Grandview, the patrol said in a news release.

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  14. Backlash after schools chief Randy Dorn asks Latino student, - Are you legal?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... In the recording, Dorn says he always wonders about the students because he has "kids that come in from Brewster, and Wapato and Toppenish" whose parents are migrants "so they kept going across the border." Sharonne Navas, co-founder and executive ...

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  15. Backlash after Randy Dorn asks Latino student, 'Are you legal?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Seattle Times

    ... In the recording, Dorn says he always wonders about the students because he has "kids that come in from Brewster, and Wapato and Toppenish" whose parents are migrants "so they kept going across the border." Sharonne Navas, co-founder and executive ...

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  16. Visitors tap NCW for favorite places to playRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | Wenatchee World

    Best Resort: 1, Campbell's Resort, Chelan; Runner-up, Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, Leavenworth; Honorable mention, Wapato Point Resort, Manson. businesses and attractions captured 54 of 250 statewide awards presented recently in the Best Northwest Escapes contest, an annual competition hosted by resorts, restaurants and recreation.

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  17. Class 2A Sub-District Track and Field Meet.mp4Read the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    Lynden overcame a slow start to earn a 55-46 Class 2A State Tournament quarterfinal win over Wapato on Thursday, March 3, at the Yakima SunDome. Sterling Somers scored 18 points and had 18 rebounds.

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  18. Kennewick schools to receive $51 million for K-3 classes - Thu, 12 May 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... to receive preliminary approval for funding, it received the largest grant of the $234 million awarded. Yakima, Wapato, Toppenish and Othello also received grants. Pasco was just a few points outside of receiving money. The Sunnyside and ...

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  19. Kennewick schools to receive $51 million for K-3 classesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... to receive preliminary approval for funding, it received the largest grant of the $234 million awarded. Yakima, Wapato, Toppenish and Othello also received grants. Pasco was just a few points outside of receiving money. The Sunnyside and ...

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  20. Tribal leader to share a The Indian Side of the Storya at Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    ... along the length of the Columbia River and the Inland Northwest. At one point, George and his business partner Tim Wapato had an opportunity to own the Skookum sign that now sits atop Office Depot on Wenatchee Avenue. 'We liked the sign, but felt we ...

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