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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, 52, dies in Lower Valley crash
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:58:27 -0700

Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:15:41 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 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
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 12:28:21 -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...

Local asparagus in stores just in time for Easter dinner
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:20:33 -0700

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:25:09 GMT By Ross Courtney Yakima Herald-Republic Photos by GORDON KING/Yakima Herald-Republic Asparagus is stacked to be packed in cartons at Imperial’s Garden in Wapato on Thursday. The asparagus was headed to WinCo Foods in Boise, Idaho, and Woodburn, Ore. This year’s harvest is several days earlier than usual. WAPATO, Wash. — If local asparagus is next to the ham on your ...

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 ...

Yakima People: Ms. Cinco de Mayo names 6 finalists
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:13:07 -0700

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:20:28 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic Six young women from around the Yakima Valley are vying for the title of Ms. Cinco de Mayo 2014. The contest, sponsored by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will culminate with the crowning during the 13th annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Grande May 3-4 in dow...

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.

Golf tourney, auction will help three kids
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:21:55 -0700

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:01:58 GMT Yakima Herald-Republic SELAH, Wash. — A fundraiser golf tournament and silent auction will be held May 3 to benefit three children with chronic illnesses. The children will get to be a “chief for a day” in August. The tournament will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at River Ridge G...