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  1. Washington’s most celebrated grape grower, Paul Champoux, retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Seattle Times

    Paul Champoux has grown grapes in Washington's Horse Heaven Hills since the late 1970s and has run Champoux Vineyards since 1996, even as West Nile virus paralyzed him and left him in a wheelchair. He and his wife, Judy, just finished their final harvest.

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  2. WSU report says water plan overvalues fish recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Seattle Times

    The 2015 federal budget bill Congress passed last week contained some good funding news for the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan, but supporters' celebration at a Wednesday meeting was tempered by some harsh comments from citizens concerned about a recent unfavorable economic review of the $4 billion plan. The recently completed cost-benefit analysis for each aspect of the 30 year plan - new and improved reservoirs, fish ladders, water conservation and habitat restoration - found that the benefits will fall far short of earlier estimates by the Bureau of Reclamation.

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  3. How to prevent snow damage and pick a Christmas treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Seattle Times

    The best defense against damage to trees and shrubs is to use a long-handled broom to gently knock accumulated snow off the branches before it gets too heavy. Luminaria at the Yakima Area Arboretum: 6-10 p.m. Dec. 12 and 13. A candlelit walk through theYakima Area Arboretum.

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  4. Police rescue young woman held hostage in YakimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Seattle Times

    It's unclear why a man took two strangers hostage before killing himself in a police standoff at a home Thursday night in the West Valley area of Yakima. Sheriff's Sgt.

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  5. Showers in Seattle, but passes see first snow of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Seattle Times

    The rain moving into the Northwest is falling as freezing rain in the Columbia River Gorge and other parts of eastern Oregon and Washington where temperatures have been below freezing for more than a week. The NWS issued a freezing rain advisory Thursday morning for the Gorge and Hood River Valley.

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  6. Moses Lake man charged with murder of Yakima teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Seattle Times

    A Moses Lake man with no criminal history was arrested last week and charged with killing a Wapato Middle School teacher. Marty Grismer, 27, was arrested by the Yakima County Sheriff's Office and charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of Desiree Sunford.

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  7. Yakima River's record coho extends fishing seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Seattle Times

    A record coho salmon return has allowed state Fish and Wildlife to extend the sport fishery in the mid-Yakima River. Coho fishing from the I-82 Bridge at Union Gap to the "closed water" line 3,500 feet downstream of Roza Dam will remain open through Nov. 16. The daily limit is two wild or hatchery coho; barbless hooks are required ; night closure in effect; fishing for trout and other gamefish closed on Oct. 31 by permanent rule; and fishing for steelhead remains closed .

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  8. Yakima deputy kills driver of car speeding at himRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Seattle Times

    The Yakima County sheriff's office says a man shot to death by a deputy was driving a stolen car and had tried to speed away from a theft. A chase that reached more than 100 mph Wednesday afternoon on Highway 12 ended just west of Yakima when the car went out of control and hit a fence.

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  9. No suspect in fatal shooting of Yakima 19-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Seattle Times

    An autopsy confirmed that a 19-year-old woman shot to death Friday in Yakima died of a single gunshot wound.

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  10. Class 4A, 3A and 2A state volleyball rankings -- week 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Seattle Times

    They will meet again in the Big 9 championship game Saturday and both could wind up at state. Sadly, the Rams lost one of their top players to a season-ending injury, which is why I've dropped them all of the way to No.

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  11. Weekly coaches state volleyball rankings for 2A, 1A, 2B, 1BRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Here are this week's state volleyball rankings from the WSVCA. Unfortunately, they have been unable to get input form 4A and 3A coaches, so those classifications are not included.

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  12. Contemporary finds its roots in the orchardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Seattle Times

    The Campbells' home in Harmony Orchards is made of rugged materials that have stood the test of time. The gated entry offers privacy for a home that is otherwise open.

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  13. Record Northwest crop of sweet cherriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Seattle Times

    An unusually hot summer didn't stop Northwest growers from hand-picking their largest-ever sweet cherry crop this year. Workers harvested more than 23.2 million 20-pound boxes of cherries this summer, just a smidgen above the record set in 2012, according to the Yakima-based Washington State Fruit Commission.

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  14. Technology taking over some Washington apple jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Seattle Times

    All the growth in the apple industry has created a demand for skilled technicians, though it has not yet boosted overall employment. Even though packers are expanding facilities, building new lines and boxing up a record number of apples, the number of packing jobs has remained about steady over the past 10 years, according to state employment figures.

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  15. Middle section of Yakima River open for coho fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Seattle Times

    A section of the Yakima River is now open for coho fishing as state Fish and Wildlife anticipates a record return. The Yakima from the I-82 Bridge at Union Gap to the "closed water" line 3,500 feet below Roza Dam is open through Nov. 9. The daily limit is two coho.

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  16. Class 4A, 3A and 2A state volleyball rankings -- Week 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Seattle Times

    No teams out, no teams in - that hardly ever happens in the Class 4A, 3A and 2A state volleyball rankings. But that's the case this week, with only some minor shuffling in Class 2A.

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  17. 24 win juicy chance to grow Washington’s new appleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Seattle Times

    The Cosmic Crisp apple, developed by Washington State University breeders, is a cross between an Enterprise and Honeycrisp and named for green-yellow lenticels that dot its red skin like starbursts. Lottery winner Gary Cox overlooks the grounds where he will plant his Cosmic Crisp apple trees at Cox Canyon Vineyards in the Yakima River Canyon near Ellensburg.

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  18. Life term without parole for man, 24, in Yakima gang killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Seattle Times

    A 24-year-old man was sentenced Tuesday in Yakima to spend the rest of his life in prison without parole for the gang killing of two men whose bodies were found in a car in the Yakima River Canyon. Marco Antonio Gallegos was found guilty last month of aggravated murder for killing Mike Eby and Ryan Pederson in December 2012.

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  19. Go wine touring by horseback in the Yakima ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Seattle Times

    The winery ride from Cherry Wood Bed, Breakfast and Barn is $225 per person plus tax and tasting fees, with a two-person minimum. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays only.

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  20. Class 4A, 3A and 2A state volleyball rankings -- Week 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Seattle Times

    It's a big upcoming weekend of prep volleyball, so you just might see a fair amount of movement in the state rankings next Monday. The Linda Sheridan Classic in is Friday and Saturday in Spokane, featuring a 64-team field that includes a bunch of ranked teams.

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