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Hop output to increase despite drought - Capital Press
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:07:52 GMT


Capital Press

Hop output to increase despite drought
Capital Press
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 ...

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Wapato students seek support for NASA apple project - Capital Press
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 20:33:28 GMT


Capital Press

Wapato students seek support for NASA apple project
Capital Press
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)
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:15:53 GMT


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® - MarketWatch
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:01:15 GMT


EPA Approves Registration Application for FYSIUM®
MarketWatch
Pace International LLC is headquartered in Wapato, Washington, USA with R&D, Manufacturing and Administration in Wapato, WA and Sales and Technical Service Offices around the world. For more information, visit the company's website at www.paceint.

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Charges pending blood test in double-fatal crash near Toppenish - Washington Times
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:33:17 GMT


Yakima Herald-Republic

Charges pending blood test in double-fatal crash near Toppenish
Washington Times
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 ToppenishThe Olympian

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Craft beer hops taking a hit from heat - Yakima Herald-Republic
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:00:26 GMT


Yakima Herald-Republic

Craft beer hops taking a hit from heat
Yakima Herald-Republic
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 growersWalla Walla Union-Bulletin

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Wapato's drinking, panhandling headache is back on the front burner - The Seattle Times
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 03:06:12 GMT


Yakima Herald-Republic

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 burnerYakima Herald-Republic

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State Patrol blames alcohol in two of three crashes Sunday in Yakima Valley - Yakima Herald-Republic
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:50:50 GMT


State Patrol blames alcohol in two of three crashes Sunday in Yakima Valley
Yakima Herald-Republic
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 ...

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Teen hurt when pickup rolls outside Wapato - Yakima Herald-Republic
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 01:23:08 GMT


Teen hurt when pickup rolls outside Wapato
Yakima Herald-Republic
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 ...

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True-crime writer Ann Rule dies at age 83 - Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:35:10 GMT


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 83Yakima Herald-Republic

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