Hop output to increase despite drought
The U.S. crop was estimated at 74.5 million pounds at the International Hop Growers' Congress in Germany the week of July 27, according to Hop Growers of America and the Washington Hop Commission, both in Moxee. That's up 3.5 million pounds from 2014 ...
Wapato students seek support for NASA apple project
Dan Newhouse, a former director of the Washington State Department of Agriculture, expressed interest and visited the students. On April 23, they all traveled to NASA headquarters in Houston, Texas, met with NASA scientists and boarded a “micro-gravity ...
Wildhorse Pow Wow announces winners
East Oregonian (subscription)
The 21th annual Wildhorse Resort & Casino Pow Wow was deemed a success by organizers. Hosted over the Fourth of July weekend, hundreds of dancers and drummers were on hand to compete for their chance at more than $80,000 in cash and prizes.
EPA Approves Registration Application for FYSIUM®
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Charges pending blood test in double-fatal crash near Toppenish
July 28—The Wapato driver who authorities say was responsible for a fatal crash Sunday morning near Toppenish that claimed two lives may face criminal charges depending on the results of a blood toxicology report, Washington State Patrol Sgt. Matt ...
Charges pending in double-fatal crash near Toppenish
Craft beer hops taking a hit from heat
J.R. Simplot consultant Doug Oliva goes over soil moisture graphs Wednesday, July 22, 2015 with managers at Carpenter Ranches, a Granger-based hop grower. Farmers predict this year's extreme heat and drought will leave with yields roughly 10 percent ...
Drought, heat mean uncertain returns for Yakima Valley hops growers
Wapato's drinking, panhandling headache is back on the front burner
The Seattle Times
WAPATO — Leo Orozco has long felt the impact of panhandlers and inebriates outside his downtown market, Carniceria La Barata. “A lot of shoplifting, a lot of problems outside — fights, robbing, graffiti,” Orozco said one recent morning at his store ...
Wapato's drinking and panhandling headache is back on the front burner
State Patrol blames alcohol in two of three crashes Sunday in Yakima Valley
Four people were injured Sunday in three separate crashes throughout the Yakima Valley, including two involving intoxicated drivers, according to the Washington State Patrol. In the earliest of the three, both drivers were hurt when a Nissan Altima ...
Teen hurt when pickup rolls outside Wapato
WAPATO — A Wapato teen was injured Wednesday when the pickup she was driving left the road and rolled, the Washington State Patrol said. Calla M. Menard, 18, was taken to Toppenish Community Hospital after the crash, which happened about 3:30 ...
New York Daily News
True-crime writer Ann Rule dies at age 83
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
#The victims were Glynn “Gabby” Moore, a well-known teacher and coach at Davis High School, and Morris Blankenbaker, a star athlete under Moore who became a school teacher in Wapato. #Blankenbaker invited Moore, who was separated from his wife, ...
True-crime writer Ann Rule, who wrote about 1975 Yakima case, dies at age 83