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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 ...

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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Wofford races to win in Idaho 200 - The Spokesman Review
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:02:18 GMT


Wofford races to win in Idaho 200
The Spokesman Review
In a race that pits local talent against the top Late Model drivers in the Northwest, the NAPA Auto Parts Idaho 200 did not disappoint as J.C. Wofford of Wapato, Washington, held off Spokane native Joey Bird for the win Saturday night at Stateline ...

Smoke from Wolverine Fire causing widespread haze as fire grows - KHQ Right Now
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:13:29 GMT


Smoke from Wolverine Fire causing widespread haze as fire grows
KHQ Right Now
A public meeting will be held Sunday night at the Chelan Fire Station at 232 E. Wapato Ave. in Chelan, Wash. Fire managers and Chelan District Ranger Kari Grover Wier will discuss the Wolverine Fire and answer questions. Update 10:00 a.m. Saturday: The ...

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School news, Aug. 2, 2015 - Yakima Herald-Republic
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 02:58:18 GMT


School news, Aug. 2, 2015
Yakima Herald-Republic
Bryan Dosono of Wapato received a fellowship from Mortar Board. He is a Ph.D. student at Syracuse University studying information science and technology. The fellowship will enable him to further his scholarly contributions as a teacher, researcher and ...

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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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.

Drought worsens water woes in lower Yakima Valley - Washington Times
Thu, 09 Jul 2015 16:32:14 GMT


Drought worsens water woes in lower Yakima Valley
Washington Times
Some of the pumphouses in the Wapato project were built in the 1930s and rely on World War II - era equipment. The system was designed to recirculate field runoff, but many farmers have switched from furrow irrigation to drip or sprinklers, boosting on ...

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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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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 ...
Two dead in crash outside ToppenishYakima Herald-Republic
Charges pending in double-fatal crash near ToppenishThe Seattle Times
Two killed, three injured in suspected DUI crash near ToppenishKIMA CBS 29

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