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2010-12-14 12:15:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakima (www.yakima.com), a leading designer and manufacturer of vehicle cargo management solutions, today announced its acquisition of Hubco Automotive Ltd., Australasia's leading brand of rooftop car racks, based in Christchurch, New Zealand.

2010-11-18 14:15:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With Americans downsizing to smaller cars, Colorado travelers hitting the road for Thanksgiving or taking their first trip to the slopes face new challenges on where to put luggage, family and gear.

2010-11-11 12:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With Americans downsizing to smaller cars and hybrids, Thanksgiving travelers face new challenges on where to put luggage, family and gear.

2009-07-11 13:35:35

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.

2008-10-13 09:00:22

By Kim Nowacki A couple of local churches are hosting discussion groups to review the Christian novel "The Shack." Mostly through word-of-mouth praise, the small paperback book by Oregon author William P.

2008-10-06 15:00:17

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.

2008-10-01 09:00:36

By Erin Snelgrove Kristine Gordon dreads picking up her two daughters at Apple Valley Elementary School. Every day, she's greeted by a line of cars trailing out from 88th Avenue onto Summitview Avenue and Tieton Drive.

2008-10-01 09:00:28

By Patrick D Muir The players in the Yakima Air Terminal overlay zone debate laid some of the groundwork Thursday for what looks to be a long and perhaps contentious process.

2008-09-24 09:00:37

By Donean Brown Status of schools listed as needing improvement Schools that fail to meet standards under the federal No Child Left Behind Act are placed on a list composed of five levels with the fifth step being the most improvement needed.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.