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Wapato officers assaulted by man who drove off in patrol car
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 02:05:54 -0800
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 10:01:10 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic WAPATO — A tow truck driver helped police from several agencies in arresting a man who fought back and stole a patrol car, Wapato police said. Wapato police said in a news release that a pair of officers responded about midnight Wednesday to a report of ...
Technology helps boost Washington apple quality
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 00:07:11 -0800
NACHES, Wash. — The job used to be done only by people with knives.
Washington apple growers invest in technology
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:32:55 -0800
The job used to be done only by people with knives. But these days on the packing line at Allan Bros. Fruit, a light spectrometer wired to near-infrared scanners checks organic Fujis for internal defects at the rate of about 2,400 apples per minute.
Noah’s Ark fundraiser Sunday afternoon
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 02:16:38 -0800
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:01:18 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic WAPATO — A spaghetti dinner and silent auction will be held Sunday to benefit Noah’s Ark, the only homeless shelter in the Lower Valley. The event will be from 1 to 5 p.m. at the All Nations Center at 3020 Ashue Road, just west of Wapato. Dinner costs $5...
OPAS looks at Eastern Washington’s birds, plants
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:31:51 -0800
The Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society meets at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Dungeness River Audubon Center, 2151 W. Hendrickson Road, Sequim. Andy Stepniewski presents “Eastern Washington’s Shrubsteppe — in Birds and Plants.”
Valley researchers trying to head off stink bug infestation
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 11:19:33 -0800
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 05:01:07 GMT By Ross Courtney Yakima Herald-Republic Photos by GORDON KING/Yakima Herald-Republic Chemist Lee Ream gathers several brown marmorated stink bugs from a cage Jan. 31 at the Agricultural Research Service near Wapato. The stink bugs have caused extensive apple and cherry damage in the East and have been detected locally. WAPATO, Wash. — They’re here. There aren’t many ...
Referee facing drug counts pulled from officiating high school games
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:28:19 -0800
Sat, 22 Feb 2014 23:15:32 GMT By Donald W. Meyers Yakima Herald-Republic YAKIMA, Wash. — A longtime Yakima school sports referee facing felony drug charges has been removed from officiating at games. David Keith Morehouse, 62, was charged in August with trying to smuggle drugs into the Wapato City jail. His trial is still pen...
How to spot a brown marmorated stink bug
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 02:04:44 -0800
Sun, 09 Feb 2014 10:02:09 GMT By Ross Courtney Yakima Herald-Republic WAPATO, Wash. — One of the challenges of controlling the brown marmorated stink bug is that it looks a lot like other kinds of stink bugs. Researchers, growers, environmental officials and even the Orkin Man are asking people across the nation to be on th...
School News: March 7, 2014
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 02:17:30 -0800
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:01:39 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic Graduations • Fall semester graduates from Washington State University include: Bickleton: Jared Spalding, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. Ellensburg: Steven Hayden, Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Economic...
Clock is ticking on Title I education funding
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:20:39 -0700
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:01:20 GMT By Rafael Guerrero Yakima Herald-Republic KAITLYN BERNAUER/Yakima Herald-Republic Linda Fjeld works on reading with a small group of third-graders at Adams Elementary School in Yakima on Thursday. The group is part of an out-of-class block that offers specialized instruction based on test scores. English-language development. Out-of-class reading interventions with ...