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  1. $99 Road Trip: A fresh and tasty Yakima Valley fruit loopRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 25 | Seattle Times

    Editor's note: Got college loans to pay? Are Seattle rents pinching your pocketbook? This recurring feature, $99 Road Trip, is for anyone on a budget. We've taken a day trip from Seattle to see just how much fun two people can have for less than a hundred bucks.


  2. The 22nd annual East-West Earl Barden Football Classic set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Renton High star quarterback Drew Olson will lead the West squad in the 22nd annual East-West Earl Barden All-Star Classic. The game will be played Saturday at 1 p.m. in Moxee.


  3. Man with gun killed by police officer in YakimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Seattle Times

    A man was killed and a Yakima police officer put on administrative leave after a domestic disturbance in West Valley on Friday. Police responded to a call about a domestic situation, and officers found two men fighting in a garage, according to police spokesman Mike Bastinelli.


  4. Mid-Yakima River open for brief hatchery spring chinook fisheryRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The middle section of the Yakima River will open for hatchery spring chinook fishing, but a small forecasted return of fish will shorten the amount of days the fishery is open. The Yakima from the Interstate 82 Bridge at Union Gap to the BNSF railroad bridge, approximately 600 feet downstream of Roza Dam will be open now through June 30. That figure constitutes 55 percent of the average adult return of 8,320 spring chinook over the past 10 years, and will require the shorter season and daily catch limit from two to one hatchery fish.


  5. State fisheries checks show plenty of fishing choices on Columbia RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The Technical Advisory Committee met today and maintained the adult spring chinook run size projection at the river mouth of 184,000 fish. The preseason forecast was 188,800 adults.


  6. White Swan student, 16, killed in truck rolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Seattle Times

    A 16-year-old White Swan boy was killed when the truck he was driving rolled on Branch Road outside of town Friday evening, the Yakima County Coroner's Office said. Tarrel Williams apparently swerved to miss a dog or another animal while eastbound on Branch Road near Barkes Road, about 5 miles east of White Swan, Coroner Jack Hawkins said Saturday.


  7. Interlake boys repeat as 3A soccer championsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Seattle Times

    For the better part of the season, it appeared the Interlake High School boys soccer team had little chance to repeat as 3A state champions. A slow start and losing three times to KingCo 3A/2A regular-season and KingCo 3A tournament champion Mercer Island will create some doubt.


  8. Outdoor writer Dave Graybill reports on Lower Yakima opening soon for spring chinookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Good news for spring salmon anglers in Central Washington is announcement of the opening of a season on the Lower Yakima River, starting on April 29. The return forecast is for 4,600 springers, which is 55 percent of the 10 year average, so the limit is reduced to one fish this year. The area open to spring salmon fishing is from the Highway 240 Bridge in Richland to Grant Avenue Bridge in Prosser.


  9. With Golf Channel career on rise, ex-UW Husky Paige Mackenzie has no plans for another LPGA comebackRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Paige Mackenzie took it all in as she walked the final fairway during the second round of the LPGA's Cambia Classic in Portland in August. As far as the tournament was concerned, that final hole meant nothing.


  10. Library's game lab means fun and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Jenga is a pretty fun game no matter how you stack it, but there's surely an extra measure of excitement when you're gambling with a tower taller than you. That's what a group of teens discovered at the Washington Talking Book & Braille Library on Saturday at a gaming lab for people with visual and physical impairments.


  11. Tips on building a fairer school-finance system echo MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Legislators in Olympia have pretty much thrown in the towel on solving Washington's school-funding problems this session, which leaves students and teachers hanging out to dry, again. It may be cold comfort, but at least we're not alone.


  12. Yakima top cop urges officials to keep pot shops out of the cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Even though marijuana can be legally bought just down the road, Yakima's top cop wants to keep marijuana shops out of his city. "I don't see anything positive coming out of it," police Chief Dominic Rizzi Jr. said of a proposal to allow retail sales of marijuana in Yakima.


  13. Slain Virginia teen mourned as investigation continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Seattle Times

    A 13-year-old girl who police say was abducted and killed by a Virginia Tech student is being remembered by friends as an "angel" on Earth as investigators work to piece together the final moments of the teen's life. David Eisenhauer, 18, has been charged with first-degree murder and abduction in the death of Nicole Madison Lovell, whose body was found Saturday in North Carolina, police said.


  14. Hospital buys former state building in downtown YakimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Seattle Times

    When the state Department of Ecology left downtown Yakima last year, many wondered who would take on the large space it vacated. "We didn't know how long it would take to find a buyer," said Bill Almon Jr., the designated broker for Almon Commercial Real Estate who worked with Umpqua Bank to sell the building and other nearby properties.


  15. Yakima City Council elects Avina Gutierrez as mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Fellow Yakima City Council members unanimously elected Avina Gutierrez mayor - and chose Holly Cousens as assistant mayor on a 4-3 vote - at the new council's first business meeting Tuesday night. Gutierrez, 36, was among the first three Latinos ever elected to the council and will be the first Latina to hold the ceremonial role.


  16. Eastern Washington's Cooper Kupp wins Walter Payton AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Seattle Times

    In the first of three national player of the year awards he is up for, Eastern Washington junior wide receiver Cooper Kupp has been selected as the Walter Payton Award winner as selected by Mickey Charles LLC of www.FCSAwards.com. The awards program for the NCAA Football Championship was founded by Charles and The Sports Network, and is now in its 29th year.


  17. USC names Clay Helton its permanent football coach after strong finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Clay Helton has twice taken charge of the USC football program in moments of crisis and steadied the Trojans with calm leadership. USC hired Helton as its permanent coach Monday, removing the interim tag five days before the Trojans face Stanford in the Pac-12 championship game.


  18. Homeless woman wanted in Yakima County homicide arrested in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Seattle Times

    A homeless woman wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in Washington state has been arrested in North Plains, Ore. Detective Sgt.


  19. 4A girls soccer: Issaquah beats West Valley to win state titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Issaquah's Catey Nelson, right, jumps for joy as she and her team celebrate their state championship triumph over West Valley. Leaping high above a crowded goalmouth, Madison Phan delivered her finest in the biggest moment with a header goal in stoppage time as Issaquah rallied for a 2-1 win over West Valley of Yakima on Saturday in the Class 4A state championship at Sparks Stadium.


  20. 4A volleyball: Tahoma's Sierra Stultz inspires teammatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Stultz, who is legally deaf but can hear loud noises and read lips, helped keep Tahoma's trophy hopes alive in the Class 4A state tournament Friday as the Bears beat Eastlake in an elimination match at the Toyota Center. The 5-foot-10 junior hitter put together 12 kills, 14 digs, five aces and three blocks in the 3-1 victory.


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