Stories tagged: yakima valley
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 10:45 a.m.
Dairy owner Jason Sheehan gathered his employees Saturday and they formed a plan to deal with the predicted storm expected that day in the Yakima Valley that was supposed to …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 9:19 p.m.
Dairy farmers in the Lower Yakima Valley are continuing to dig out from Saturday’s snowstorm.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
The big story line of this year’s harvest is that Red Delicious, which once dominated Washington’s crop, is relinquishing its title as the state’s most voluminous apple variety.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Now that a nearly $1 billion court-approved funding package is being distributed to school districts in the Yakima Valley and the rest of the state, disputes are breaking out over …
Mon., July 9, 2018, 9 a.m.
Eric Radovich, executive director of the Washington Beer Commission, said roughly 70 percent of the nearly 400 breweries in this state are family-friendly.
Thu., July 5, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
Agriculture in the Yakima Valley and Pacific Northwest is looking strong, according to a series of reports from Northwest Farm Credit Services released this week.
Sun., July 1, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
A Yakima Herald-Republic analysis of current online job postings found that there are at least 65 open teaching positions in the Yakima Valley.
Sun., April 8, 2018, 11:42 a.m.
Bring up the subject of theft, and practically every farmer has at least one story. There’s tales of stolen irrigation parts, wire, and batteries from wind machines. But Lower Valley …
Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 10:23 a.m.
Lower Yakima Valley cattle ranchers have filed a lawsuit against the Department of Defense for nearly $15 million for damage to their land and livelihood after a 2016 wildfire.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
After decades of enjoying a robust low-wage labor force mostly comprised of Mexican immigrants entering the U.S. illegally, growers here and across the state are finding fewer laborers interested in …
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 9:45 a.m.
Blending the old frontier with the new-age West, several local people are saddling up – or hitching up – to give folks a different way to sip wine.
Sat., March 25, 2017, 11 a.m.
Central Washington city offers wine, dining and day hikes
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 5 a.m.
WSU-Spokane agreement with private university creates pipeline for pharmacy students in the Yakima Valley
Students from Heritage University in Toppenish, Washington, which has a large Latino population, will be able to apply for early admission to WSU-Spokane’s College of Pharmacy. The early admission program …
Fri., April 1, 2016, 9:55 p.m.
Fri., May 8, 2015
It is not red, nor is it a mountain, but “brown ridge” doesn’t sound like much of a grape growing region. Red Mountain is a 4,040-acre bench in Washington’s eastern …
Tue., April 23, 2013, 1:15 p.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama honored finalists today for the 2013 National Teacher of the Year award and saluted the winner, a Washington state teacher credited with improving science enrollment …
Sun., Oct. 2, 2011
PROSSER, Wash. – An adventurous crowd of foodies surrounded me at the Desert Wind Winery’s long dining table. As we started in on the fried green tomatoes, we noticed a …
Sun., Sept. 18, 2011
PULLMAN – A Japanese-American boy stands outside the barracks of the internment camp, looking at the distinctive shape of Heart Mountain in the distance. The poignant, long-ago moment is captured …
Tue., March 8, 2011
KENNEWICK – The Community Colleges of Spokane men and women will be playing for third place instead of championships today at the Northwest Athletic Association of Community College basketball tournaments …
Fri., May 1, 2009, 12:07 a.m.
Looking to make a wine run that’s fun and off the beaten path? Time to hit the trail – the Rattlesnake Hills Wine Trail in the lower Yakima Valley.