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  1. Woman sent to prison in Yakima County shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Tri-cityherald.com

    A Yakima woman charged with murder in the death of a woman whose body was found along an East Selah roadway has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that 34-year-old Raven Cutler was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Norma Emmerson.

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  2. Spring chinook numbers down in Yakima RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Anglers on opposite sides of the Yakima River, downstream from Wanawish Dam near West Richland, try their luck drifting bobbers and bait in hopes of landing a chinook salmon in this file photo. The Yakima River spring chinook season is a fishery annually awaited by anglers with the same kind of fervor as a child awaits Christmas morning.

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  3. Judge orders state to fix mental health facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | Tri-cityherald.com

    A federal judge ordered the state of Washington to stop sending mentally ill defendants to a new treatment facility in Yakima after learning that the renovated jail poses a safety risk. Lawyers for the defendants had sought a restraining order to stop the Department of Social and Health Services from sending mentally ill defendants to the Yakima Residential Treatment Facility to have their competency restored.

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  4. A military dog and his soldier are reunitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | Tri-cityherald.com

    After 50 missions and three deployments together, a war dog and his soldier are reunited. The soldier's wife reached out about the dog after noticing her husband was having trouble without his dog.

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  5. Yakima environmental blights closer to being resolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 4 | Tri-cityherald.com

    April 04-After decades of efforts to clean up four petroleum-contaminated Yakima properties, the state has finally declared work completed at one site and the city is preparing to sell it. While work remains to be done at the three other properties, more progress has been made in the two years since the city purchased the sites than in the prior two decades of trying to get Tiger Oil Corp. to cooperate in cleanup, said Valerie Bound, state Department of Ecology section manager for toxic cleanup in Yakima.

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  6. Roundup: Prep, NWAC action from Friday, April 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Hunter French and Cameron Jenkins turned in a pair of top-notch starts for the Bombers, who broke out the big bats in the opener of the MCC doubleheader. Casey Perryman and Griffey March each had doubled and had four hits in the opener, with March adding a triple and three RBIs to his total.

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  7. Suspect charged in death of 2 at Yakima payday lending storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | Tri-cityherald.com

    A Yakima County man has been charged with aggravated murder and burglary in connection with the fatal shootings of two women as they were opening a payday lending business. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that prosecutors filed the charges Wednesday against 26-year-old Manuel Enrique Verduzco, of Selah.

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  8. Video shows guards beating combative prisoner at Yakima County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 31 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Video shows Yakima County Jail guards kicking, punching combative prisoner Julian Juarez, 22, of Yakima. Juarez was charged Monday with third-degree assault after authorities say he attacked Yakima County Department of Corrections Officer Garrett Goettsch.

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  9. Yakima County Jail surveillance video captures March 5, 2016 fight between guard and inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 31 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Video shows Yakima County Jail guards kicking, punching combative prisoner Julian Juarez, 22, of Yakima. Juarez was charged Monday with third-degree assault after authorities say he attacked Yakima County Department of Corrections Officer Garrett Goettsch.

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  10. 2 Moneytree employees shot dead in YakimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The women were identified as Karina Morales-Rodriguez, 27, and Marta Martinez, 30, according to Yakima County Coroner Jack Hawkins. Both lived in Yakima.

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  11. Bernie Sanders lays out platform at Yakima rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Two days before Saturday's state Democratic caucuses, thousands cheered presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at a Yakima rally, embracing his calls for immigration reform, Native American rights, entitlement programs and free college education. "A country is judged not by how many millionaires and billionaires it has.

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  12. Study looks at future water in Columbia River BasinRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Warming temperatures in the future will produce changes in the Columbia River Basin, with more precipitation in winter months and less during the summer, according to a new study released Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The assessment projected impacts on water resources in the states of Idaho, Nevada, Montana, Oregon and Washington over the next seven decades.

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  13. WSU Extension Q&A: Is it OK to freeze spices?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    This is a weekly Q&A for the Mid-Columbia that talks about everything from gardening to food to animals and 4-H An assortment of spices used in Indian cuisine, including chili peppers, cardamom, cloves, red chilli powder, turmeric, asafoetida, cumin seeds, black mustard seeds and curry leaves. In general, don't freeze or refrigerate seasonings, unless it is red-color spices, which can be refrigerated to stop loss of color and flavor.

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  14. Yakima water plan bill introduced in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    A House bill covering part of an ambitious plan to help prevent water shortages in the Yakima Basin has been introduced by Reps. Dan Newhouse and Dave Reichert, both R-Wash.

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  15. Ammonia study fuels concerns over dairy emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    A recent survey showing "slight improvement" in air pollution releases from Yakima County dairies isn't easing the concerns of neighbors and environmentalists, especially with a new study linking ammonia from manure to decreased lung function in children with asthma. In 2014, survey officials gave 12 percent of the dairies a D score on a program of management practices designed to reduce air pollution from manure and dust.

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  16. Embezzlement leaves Pasco downtown group owing $111,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The former president and current treasurer of the Downtown Pasco Development Authority has had frank conversations with all the callers. is still owed to about 30 businesses and the Internal Revenue Service after an embezzlement scandal rocked the small nonprofit, leaving its finances in shambles and its former executive director, Michael Goins, behind bars.

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  17. Washington mountain snowpack above normal for FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The mountain snowpack in Washington state grew deeper in January, totaling 109 percent of normal, despite temperatures that were slightly above normal, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Precipitation also is well above normal for the state.

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  18. Queensgate would win big with Duportail Bridge constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    With the start of construction just 18 months off, commercial real estate professionals are starting to anticipate a bump in property values once drivers embrace the new corridor. The bridge's many civic benefits were outlined in 2014, when the city applied - unsuccessfully -for $28 million in federal funding.

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  19. Territory transfer between Mabton, Prosser school districts failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The Prosser and Mabton school districts have rejected a petition from a group of families who wanted to move their homes into Prosser's boundaries to guarantee their children could attend schools in the Benton County district. Mabton's school board rejected the petition when it met this week, said Superintendent Minerva Morales.

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  20. Yakima school gets Super Bowl ball in honor of football alumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The National Football League has given a gold-painted football to Yakima's Eisenhower High School in honor of a former student who played in a Super Bowl. The Yakima Herald reports gold balls have been distributed to 2,000 high schools across the nation in celebration of the 50th Super Bowl.

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