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Washington agriculture officials say the state's cherry crop is far from the pits -- in fact, it's a record haul thanks to a mild spring and hot summer. The cherry crop is twice the size of last year's harvest, and is so big it's overwhelming processing plants, the Yakima Herald-Republic reported Saturday. What we've seen in the last couple of days is that there is so much fruit in the orchards that our warehouses just aren't keeping up, Washington State Fruit Commission President B.J.
By Erin Snelgrove Two months after a jury awarded a Selah woman more than $170,000 in a land dispute case, Yakima County is appealing the verdict. Attorney Jamie Carmody, who is representing Maxine Schreiner, received notice of the appeal on Tuesday.
By David Lester By DAVID LESTER YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC Residential and small-farm customers of Pacific Power will soon get something back they lost more than a year ago: a credit on their monthly bills as a share of the benefits from the region's low-cost hydroelectric power system.
By David Lester By DAVID LESTER YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC A long-simmering conflict that pits the future of Yakima air travel against development in parts of the West Valley is coming to a head.
By Mai Hoang The manager of the Yakima Air Terminal has resigned. The airport board announced Tuesday evening that it has accepted Buck Taylor's resignation, effective immediately. The board voted 4- 0 to accept the resignation, with chairman Bill Wheeler absent.
By James Joyce III A language arts teacher from Cle Elum-Roslyn High School was named regional Teacher of the Year by the Educational Service District 105. Susan Johnson is in her fifth year teaching 10th- through 12th- grade language arts.
By Leah Ward Dr. Rosa Martinez is in trouble with state medical regulators again.
By Jobetta Hedelman A second grade teacher at Adams Elementary School in Wapato was the first-prize winner in an annual program that recognizes teachers' commitment to child safety.
By Patrick D Muir By PAT MUIR YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC ELLENSBURG -- U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings wants to lift a moratorium on oil drilling offshore and in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but only as a way to buy time until other sources of energy are more practical.
By James Joyce III By JAMES JOYCE III YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC Eisenhower High School principal Stacey Locke is one of three finalists for the National Principal of the Year.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.