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  1. Snow, ice, even cattle, are slowing traffic across Central Washington - Sat, 04 Feb 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | The Spokesman-Review

    Travel times Saturday on Interstate 90 are slowed by compact snow and ice and chains are required on all vehicles except four-wheel drives. Eastbound traffic from North Bend to Ellensburg should expect to add up to 90 minutes of travel time, and westbound traffic can expect anywhere from 45 to 60 minutes of increased time for drivers, according to the state Department of Transportation.

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  2. Protecting schoolchildren in Yakima Valley goes high-tech - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Within minutes of an ammonia leak at a Zillah fruit warehouse in December, teams at each school in town began carrying out plans designed for just such an incident. A modified lockdown was initiated, meaning students could move within schools but couldn't leave the buildings.

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  3. Two Prosser men killed when truck crashes into Naches River - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Two Prosser, Washington, men were killed Saturday evening when their pickup drove off Highway 12 and landed on its roof in the Naches River. James S. Wildman, 23, was driving when he lost control of the 2002 Toyota Tundra a mile east of Naches, in Yakima County, the Washington State Patrol said.

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  4. BRIEF: Man struck by truck at Selah fruit warehouse dies at hospital - Thu, 22 Dec 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    A 58-year-old Michigan man died at a hospital Thursday after being struck by a truck at a Zirkle Fruit warehouse. Randy Skaluba was walking across a parking lot at the warehouse about 9:50 a.m. when he stepped in front of a moving semi-truck, according to a news release from the Yakima County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. Former Pasco officer says he wasn't shooting to kill Zambrano-Montes - Wed, 14 Dec 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    One of three Pasco police officers who fired upon Antonio Zambrano-Montes when he wouldn't stop throwing large rocks said he was not shooting to kill the man. Flanagan explained in a videotaped deposition that he was concerned for his own safety and that of his fellow officers, along with bystanders around the Lewis Street and 10th Avenue intersection on that early evening in February 2015.

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  6. Federal judge hears arguments in lawsuit on Pasco's election system - Thu, 08 Dec 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    The attorney for a Pasco woman suing the city over its election system congratulated city officials Wednesday on their recent progress, but said it's not enough to give Latino candidates an equal opportunity. Brendan V. Monahan, a Yakima lawyer representing Bertha Aranda Glatt, agrees that the Pasco City Council's creation of three Latino majority council districts with a 6-1 plan is a step in the right direction, he said.

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  7. Locally: Former Central Valley star Madison Hovren tops Patriot League - Sat, 03 Dec 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    It may have taken Madison Hovren a season to crack the starting lineup with the U.S. Military Academy's women's basketball team, but now that she's there, the former Central Valley standout is showing no signs of wanting to make a seat on the bench her starting position. Hovren, who played all 32 games for the Black Knights a season ago as a reserve, has started the first six games this season, averaging nearly 30 minutes a game.

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  8. Yakima medical group will pay $4.5 million settlement in charity care case - Fri, 02 Dec 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Charity Care Act requires hospitals to proactively offer charity care to anyone making below 200 percent of the federal poverty level, or $48,500 annually for a family of four. Annual income between 100 and 200 percent of federal poverty level qualifies patients for some level of discount; below 100 percent means they're eligible for free care.

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  9. Latinos in Yakima concerned about Trump's words, but say they remain hopeful - Mon, 14 Nov 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Outside Fiesta Foods, a supermarket specializing in Mexican groceries, customers were taking a wait-and-see approach Sunday over president-elect Donald Trump's stance on mass deportations. "We just do not know if he's going to do what he promised or not," Ignacia Ibarra said in Spanish."

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  10. Search suspended for missing Pacific Crest Trail hiker - Tue, 08 Nov 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Kittitas County authorities have suspended a search for a Pacific Crest Trail hiker who was last seen nearly a month ago. The Yakima Herald-Republic reported that the sheriff's office said search teams have covered sections of the trail that run through Kittitas County between Yakima, King and Chelan counties but have found no sign of 34-year-old Kris Fowler.

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  11. Group looks at effectiveness of farm conservation policy - Sat, 05 Nov 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Over the past 20 years, taxpayers have spent $30 billion on programs to help farmers be more environmentally friendly, including $59 million in Yakima County. Data on these conservation payments was recently released by an environmental group that's raising questions about the effectiveness of the federal farm conservation policy.

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  12. Washington crews look for missing Pacific Crest Trail hiker - Thu, 03 Nov 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Searchers in Yakima and Kittitas counties are still searching for a Pacific Crest Trail hiker who was last seen nearly three weeks ago. The Yakima Herald-Republic reported that Yakima sheriff's Sgt.

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  13. West Valley's run to state holds family tradition - Wed, 02 Nov 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Legendary West Valley cross country coach Jim McLachlan has been going through his files and cleaning out some of the memories he accumulated over 40 years coaching Eagles runners. He frequently puts the call out on his Facebook page, looking for past runners so he can pass along a photo he's come across.

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  14. More letters being sent about voter pamphlet translation - Tue, 01 Nov 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    After state Democrats threatened to sue, Secretary of State Kim Wyman said Monday that she'll send an additional 136,000 letters to voters in response to an inexact translation in voter pamphlets that could have led some to think they were not qualified to vote. Wyman's decision came after an attorney representing the Washington State Democratic Central Committee wrote that Wyman's previous decision last week to send letters to 647 voters who were potentially affected was not enough.

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  15. Second arrest made in brutal beating of EWU student - Sat, 15 Oct 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    At a Saturday track meet in Lewiston, Idaho, the runners from Eastern Washington University wore the letter "D" on their jerseys to honor one their brightest stars. "D" stands for Robert Drew Schreiber, a distance runner from Yakima who joined the EWU team last spring after transferring from the University of Washington.

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  16. Report says officers broke rules in stabbing death at Yakima County Jail - Wed, 12 Oct 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Two Yakima County corrections officers violated jail policies in the May stabbing death of an inmate, but neither violation contributed to the circumstances leading to the attack by another inmate, according to an internal investigation report. The county Department of Corrections plans to meet with the two officers before deciding if the violations merit discipline, Chief Scott Himes said Tuesday.

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  17. 'Anything goes' weather for Pacific Northwest winter - Fri, 09 Sep 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    In this Feb. 13, 2015 photo, Rachel Emmons, of Yakima, Wash., left, watches Nora Emmons ski the Snow Devil run, 6,500 feet above sea level at White Pass in Naches, Wash. Skiing is an expensive sport, but some industry insiders say itA's not necessarily the biggest obstacle keeping skiers off the slopes.

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  18. Fresh Sheet: Bellacrosta, Tomato Street open new locations - Tue, 30 Aug 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    The new shop features rustic breads - sourdough, multigrain, millet, garlic parmesan, olive, golden raisin and fennel - as well as baguettes, pastries, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, salads, soups and bone broth. The new shop features rustic breads - sourdough, multigrain, millet, garlic parmesan, olive, golden raisin and fennel - as well as baguettes, pastries, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, salads, soups and bone broth.

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  19. Washington State well aware of talented Eastern Washington receiver...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    During his time at Eastern Washington, senior receiver Cooper Kupp has collected quite a few pelts of Pac-12 defensive backs and given conniptions to more than a couple FBS defensive coordinators. PULLMAN - During his time at Eastern Washington, senior receiver Cooper Kupp has collected quite a few pelts of Pac-12 defensive backs and given conniptions to more than a couple FBS defensive coordinators.

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  20. Recreational dam builders blocking critical fish movements - Sat, 27 Aug 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Spokane Mountaineers trail maintenance volunteers remove rocks that had been stacked into a dam to form a pool. The recreational project also blocks fish passage on Marie Creek in the Idaho Panhandle National forests.

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