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Joe Brandt, a young grower from Wapato, Washington - Good Fruit Grower
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 17:50:57 GMT


Good Fruit Grower

Joe Brandt, a young grower from Wapato, Washington
Good Fruit Grower
Joe returned to the 1,500-acre family farm after working in finance and manages domestic and export sales and marketing for the company. He is the grandson of Everette and Ada Brandt and the son of Allen and Carol Brandt. grower / Wapato, Washington

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Woman charged in the death of Toppenish couple - Yakima Herald-Republic
Mon, 02 May 2016 20:50:36 GMT


Woman charged in the death of Toppenish couple
Yakima Herald-Republic
YAKIMA, Wash. — A Wapato woman who authorities blame killing a Toppenish couple in a 2015 car crash was arraigned on vehicular homicide charges this morning. Leticia Gasca-Esquivel, 19, appeared in Yakima County Superior Court a month after ...

Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, kicks off re-election bid in Yakima - Yakima Herald-Republic
Tue, 03 May 2016 01:15:00 GMT


Yakima Herald-Republic

Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, kicks off re-election bid in Yakima
Yakima Herald-Republic
Notable PAC donations include $950 each from Boeing, payday loan company Cash America, the Washington Restaurant Association and Altria Client Services, a branch of the parent company for Philip Morris USA, Ste. Michele Wine Estates and others.

Volunteer opportunities: May 1, 2016 - Yakima Herald-Republic
Sun, 01 May 2016 06:46:17 GMT


Volunteer opportunities: May 1, 2016
Yakima Herald-Republic
JA VOLUNTEERS — Junior Achievement of Central Washington is looking for volunteers to assist with the JA BizTown and JA Finance Park programs. ... NOAH'S ARK HOMELESS SHELTER — Noah's Ark Homeless Shelter in Wapato needs volunteers.

Ellensburg track and field overcomes windy conditions in CWAC meet - Daily Record-News
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:44:33 GMT


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Ellensburg track and field overcomes windy conditions in CWAC meet
Daily Record-News
Ellensburg's High School's Ben Graf competes in the high jump during a league meet against Wapato and Toppenish at Ellensburg High School on Thursday. Ellensburg's High School's Tia Hill. Buy Now. Brian Myrick / Daily Record. Ellensburg's High ...

Unleashed spotlight -- 'Pregnot': The senior project that got the nation talking - Yakima Herald-Republic
Sun, 24 Apr 2016 07:10:17 GMT


Yakima Herald-Republic

Unleashed spotlight -- 'Pregnot': The senior project that got the nation talking
Yakima Herald-Republic
In fall 2011, Rodriguez began attending Columbia Basin College in Pasco. Two years later, she transferred to the Tri-Cities campus of Washington State University, graduating in 2015 with a bachelor of science degree in psychology. During her freshman ...

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Spring Barrel Tasting an 'awesome' start to Yakima Valley wine tourist season - Yakima Herald-Republic
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 06:22:51 GMT


Yakima Herald-Republic

Spring Barrel Tasting an 'awesome' start to Yakima Valley wine tourist season
Yakima Herald-Republic
Spring Barrel Tasting, which serves as the unofficial beginning of wine tourism season, draws thousands each year to taste unfinished wines straight from the barrel as well as wineries' regular offerings. The bulk of the tasters come from Western ...

Yakama Nation set to take back some criminal case duties - Yakima Herald-Republic
Sun, 17 Apr 2016 05:42:57 GMT


Yakama Nation set to take back some criminal case duties
Yakima Herald-Republic
Under retrocession, tribal police and courts will handle cases involving tribal suspects accused of committing crimes on the reservation, including within Wapato and Toppenish. That includes members of the Yakama Nation and other federally recognized ...

Yakima County celebrates its youth - Yakima Herald-Republic
Tue, 19 Apr 2016 06:32:44 GMT


Yakima Herald-Republic

Yakima County celebrates its youth
Yakima Herald-Republic
Heaven Calvert, left, and Bianca Gonzalez show their plaques after receiving the Leadership Awards during the 23rd Yakima Youth Awards ceremony at Eisenhower High School in Yakima, Wash., Monday, April 18, 2016. (SHAWN GUST/Yakima ...

Senate agrees to spend $92 million on groundwater recharge projects - iFIBER One News
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 06:08:50 GMT


Senate agrees to spend $92 million on groundwater recharge projects
iFIBER One News
It provides $92 million to groundwater recharge projects, adding 14,600 acre-feet more storage capacity to the Cle Elum Reservoir and Wapato Irrigation Project upkeep. “Unprecedented drought conditions in 2015 underscored the urgent need for enacting ...

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