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Wapato woman, 52, dies in Lower Valley crash
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:17:09 -0700

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:02:28 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic WAPATO, Wash. — A 52-year-old Wapato woman died Friday morning when the car she was driving ran a stop sign and was struck by another vehicle about a mile south of Wapato, according to the Washington State Patrol. Three other people were injured in the 8...

Wapato woman killed in Friday morning crash
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:30:33 -0700

Washington State Patrol says the 52-year-old woman rolled through a stop sign south of Wapato and was hit by another vehicle.

Filipino Hall in Wapato, Washington, marks 62nd anniversary
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:50:46 -0700

Filipinos celebrated the 62nd anniversary of the historic Filipino Community Hall on 211 West 2nd Street on March 22.

Wapato woman killed in Lower Valley crash
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:44:03 -0700

Sat, 12 Apr 2014 05:54:49 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic WAPATO, Wash. – A 52-year-old Wapato woman died this morning when the car she was driving ran a stop sign and was struck by another vehicle about a mile south of Wapato, according to the Washington State Patrol. Three other people were injured in the 8:...

Wapato administrator named to ESD 105 post
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:18:14 -0700

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:00:43 GMT By Rafael Guerrero Yakima Herald-Republic YAKIMA, W ash . — Educational Service District 105 announced Wednesday that Ric Pilgrim, an administrator with the Wapato School District, will become the agency’s new assistant superintendent for educational services. Pilgrim, the Wapato teaching/learn...

Items sought for yard sale to aid boy
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:28:20 -0700

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:16:39 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic WAPATO, Wash. — The Wapato Police Department is seeking donations for a yard sale it’s holding to help the family of an ill 8-year-old boy. Carlos Hernandez — who is wheelchair-bound and suffers from spina bifida — was recently selected to participate in ...

Hastings receives Water Statesman Award
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:12:45 -0700

Sunnyside Irrigation District and NWRA Water Supply Task Force Chairman Jim Trull (left) and NWRA President Tom Myrum (right) present Congressman Doc Hastings with the Water Statesman Award today in Washington, D.C.

Water rescue team saves man trapped in car in Yakima River
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:13:30 -0700

Mon, 24 Mar 2014 22:15:49 GMT By Molly Rosbach Yakima Herald-Republic KAITLYN BERNAUER/Yakima Herald-Republic Yakima County Sheriff’s Office Swift Water Response Team pulls an unidentified man from a car stranded in the Yakima River near Wapato on Sunday evening. More photos are available online at yakimaherald.com WAPATO — Yakima law enforcement and fire personnel teamed up Sunday evening to ...

School News: April 17, 2014
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:20:17 -0700

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:01:25 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic Scholarships • Lily O’Connor, a senior at LaSalle High School, was awarded the $2,000 Young Women in Public Affairs Scholarship by Zonta Club of Yakima Valley. She was selected for her leadership, student and community services and her views on the statu...

Bail set for man accused in Wapato drive-by shooting
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 02:14:10 -0700

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 22:15:36 GMT By Donald W. Meyers Yakima Herald-Republic WAPATO, Wash. — A Wapato man is being held on $500,000 bail on suspicion of participating in a drive-by shooting March 20 in Wapato that left a girl injured, according to court records. The man is being held at the Yakima County jail on suspicion of firs...