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  1. Artillery and rockets coming to JBLM training exercisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Olympian reports that the Army will be using artillery and rockets to train troops at JBLM instead of sending them to Yakima Training Center in central Washington. JBLM's senior Army officer said he will be able to save money by avoiding the 160 miles of travel to Yakima.

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  2. Yakima mom pleads guilty to abusing twin daughtersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Yakima, Washington, woman has pleaded guilty to abusing her 8-year-old twins who were emaciated when relatives rescued them from the home. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports 28-year-old Kai Martinez pleaded guilty to two counts each of third-degree child assault and first-degree criminal mistreatment.

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  3. State seeks water to keep Yakima Basin streams flowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    State water managers are looking to lease water from farmers to keep streams from running dry in the upper Yakima River Basin. The Department of Ecology is offering to pay willing hay farmers and other growers to not use their water diversions.

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  4. Boy, 10, shot to death in Union GapRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Police in the central Washington town of Union Gap say a 10-year-old boy has died after suffering a gunshot wound. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that police were called to an address early Sunday morning.

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  5. Web of oversight didn't prevent listeria outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    On the evening of Jan. 16 at the end of the work day, the state Department of Health issued a food-recall alert, warning that anyone who had recently purchased Queseria Bendita cheese should throw it out because of a listeria outbreak. The cheesemaker had been linked to three cases of listeriosis after the exact same genetic strain of bacteria was found in the Yakima facility.

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  6. Yakima: arrest after bank robbery, chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Police in Yakima, Washington, say they've made an arrest after a high speed freeway chase that followed an armed bank robbery. Police spokesman Mike Bastinelli says an armed man wearing a ski mask robbed a U.S. Bank branch on Friday morning, getting away with an undisclosed amount of money in a white van.

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  7. 2-tier system for driver's license, ID cards, still in worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A plan to bring Washington state into compliance with tougher federal requirements for proof of U.S. residency for driver's licenses and other government-sanctioned ID has not been immediately embraced by lawmakers. The proposed bill, requested by the state Department of Licensing and supported by Gov. Jay Inslee , would create a two-tier system for licenses and would also repeal a 2007 law that prohibits spending state money to comply with the national standards unless federal funding was provided and other concerns were allayed.

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  8. Washington state during the Depression and World War IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Mrs. Arnold, age 32, does man's work on the rough and stumpy land to build a farm. Michigan Hill, Thurston County, Wash., After bulldozer has taken out and piled the heavy stumps, the family gathers the debris, roots and chunks from the field to the stump pile for burning.

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  9. Movie theater murder trial begins in YakimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A first-degree murder trial is underway for a 45-year-old man who allegedly shot his wife outside the Majestic theater in Union Gap in 2013. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that prosecutors painted John Munzanreder during opening statements as a calculating, unemotional man.

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  10. 1 dead, 2 hospitalized in Listeria outbreak...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    State health and agriculture officials are working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to eating Latin-style soft cheese produced by Queseria Bendita, a Yakima firm. As of January 16, three cases have been identified from Washington in King, Pierce, and Yakima counties.

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  11. Judge: Dairy pollution threatens Washington valley's waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A federal judge has ruled that a large industrial dairy in eastern Washington has polluted drinking water through its application, storage and management of manure, in a case that could set precedents across the nation. U.S. District Judge Thomas O. Rice of Spokane ruled Wednesday that the pollution posed an "imminent and substantial endangerment" to the environment and to people who drink the water.

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  12. Man arrested in 1997 Yakima County cold case homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    With an assist from a true crime TV series, a 60-year-old man has been arrested in the 1997 shooting death of his wife, the Yakima County sheriff's office says. Barrett Bailey was arrested Wednesday in Idaho on a warrant, waived extradition and was to be brought back to Yakima to face a charge of first-degree murder, sheriff's Detective Sgt.

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  13. Mormon church creates 11 new missions worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Joining Logan and Orem with new missions are Modesto, California; Yakima, Washington; Trinidad; Costa Rica; Peru; Bolivia; Portugal; and Argentina, which lands two new missions. At the same time Friday, the church announced in the LDS Church News that two Salt Lake City missions would be combined into one for a net gain of 10 new missions.

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  14. Sheriff's detectives arrest suspect in fatal Yakima shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Yakima County sheriff's Violent Crimes Task Force arrested a man Wednesday in the shooting death of a man whose body was found Tuesday behind a Yakima home. The 23-year-old suspect is jailed for investigation of murder.

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  15. Arrest in 2013 Washington fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Yakima County sheriff's office says detectives have arrested a man in Tennessee who was sought on a manslaughter warrant in the March 2013 fatal shooting of his pregnant wife in Washington state. Detective Sgt.

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  16. Top 18 failures in Seattle and the Northwest in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Here's our list of top failures in Seattle and the Northwest this year. Not all the failures were any one person's or group's failure, but failures all the same.

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  17. Underpinnings of Washington economy "a fraud": Catholic bishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Agriculture in Washington is a "shadow economy" built around "half-truths" and on the backs of immigrant labor, underscoring that without undocumented immigrants there would be "very little food on our nation's table," the Catholic Bishop of Yakima said Thursday. Cardinal Roger Mahony, the archbishop of Los Angeles, lays his hands on the head of Reverend Joseph Tyson, the new bishop of Seattle, during an ordination ceremony for Tyson and Rev.

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  18. Yakima nurse suspended on charges of drugging...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Yakima County advanced registered nurse practitioner's licenses were immediately suspended by state health officials on assault and drug allegations. Charges say that Adam Archibald repeatedly administered a controlled substance to a woman without her knowledge during a nearly four-year period so he could have sex with her.

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  19. Man sentenced to 2 years in medical fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A California man who told central Washington residents that God taught him how to construct a laser that cured cancer will spend two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to medical fraud.

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  20. Port slowdowns hurt Washington apple exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Washington apple industry is losing tens of millions of dollars weekly in sales because of the longshoremen's work slowdown at West Coast ports over contract negotiations. "Individual firms have lost millions of dollars a week in orders.

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