Local News in Wapato, Washington

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Richland's Bradley Named WA Gatorade XC Runner of the Year
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 14:35:35 -0800

In its 30th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, announced Lindsey Bradley of Richland High School as its 2014-15 Gatorade Washington Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year.

Drivers are Seeing Less Pain at the Pump
Sun, 28 Dec 2014 19:42:27 -0800

TRI-CITIES, WA- Gas prices continue to drop around the nation, and some places in Washington are getting closer to the $2 mark. These gas prices are some of the lowest Washingtonians have seen in a while. At the Sunrise Food Mart gas station in Pasco, hardly anyone complained. This time a year ago, the national average for gas prices was nearly a dollar higher than today. "It's great that I don ...

Icy conditions causing accidents, including one fatality
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:03:15 -0800

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:53:05 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic YAKIMA, Wash. — Icy roads are triggered numerous accidents around the Yakima Valley this morning, including a fatality on Interstate 82 just north of Wapato Road, officials said. One person was killed at about 4 a.m. when a vehicle rolled and the driver w...

Yakama tribal member sentenced for possession of stolen firearm
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:06:48 -0800

WAPATO — A Yakama Nation tribal member has been sentenced in U.S. District Court to 10 years in prison for possessing a stolen firearm.

1 police death reported in Washington in 2014
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 14:57:58 -0800

A report released Tuesday by the nonprofit National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund lists 126 officers killed in the line of duty in 2014, including one in Washington.

Two Yakima County teens injured in suspected DUI crash
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 19:56:54 -0800

Washington State Patrol says the teens were driving in Klickitat County when their pickup left the roadway, hit a rock embankment and rolled into a ditch.

Yakima woman gets 8 months for smuggling drugs into jail
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 09:19:03 -0800

Thu, 15 Jan 2015 23:15:40 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic YAKIMA, Wash. — A 34-year-old Yakima woman will spend eight months in jail after pleading guilty Wednesday to smuggling drugs into the Wapato City jail in 2013. In return for her guilty plea in Yakima County Superior Court, prosecutors dropped two drug-d...

AP Prep Basketball Rankings
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 20:53:50 -0800

Division 4A School Record Points Last Week 1. Federal Way (10) 8-1 109 1 2. Issaquah (1) 8-3 86 2 3. Kentwood 8-1 72 10 4. Union 9-1 71 7 5. Central Valley 8-2 62 3 6. Kentridge 6-2 48 4 7. Curtis 7-3 37 5 8. Woodinville 7-2 32 9 9. Lewis and Clark 7-3 28 8 10. Richland 4-4 20 6 Others receiving votes: University 17. Bothell 6. Gig Harbor 5. Davis 4. Newport (Bellevue) 4. Inglemoor 2. Moses Lake ...

Beef 100 helps those raising their own cows
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 02:04:34 -0800

Fri, 09 Jan 2015 10:01:52 GMT By Ross Courtney Yakima Herald-Republic MASON TRINCA/Yakima Herald-Republic Jeff Lutz, the Washington State Farm Bureau’s safety director, and David Pearson, marketing and member benefits consultant, check out John Deere tractors during the 2015 Ag Expo at the Yakima Valley SunDome on Thursday. At first, A.J. Arreola of Wapato just wanted to raise a few cattle for ...

High school scoreboard 1/15
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 23:16:58 -0800

Wednesday's high school results