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2008-09-02 15:00:18

By Mai Hoang In 1959, singer Dinah Washington recorded her hit version of a song that declares "what a difference a day makes." In the airline industry, just an hour can make the difference between making or missing a connecting flight.

2008-09-02 15:00:13

By David Lester Seldom do conservation groups applaud a road project. This is one of those times. A coalition of preservation groups calls the final plan for upgrading Interstate 90 from Hyak, near the summit of heavily traveled Snoqualmie Pass, to Easton a benefit to motorists and wildlife.

2008-08-26 12:01:27

By Leah Ward Dr. Rosa Martinez is in trouble with state medical regulators again.

2008-08-25 15:00:44

By Philip Ferolito Safeway in Toppenish is currently getting a facelift that includes a Starbucks, a sandwich bar, Artesian desserts and something else that not everyone is happy about -- a beer and wine section. Nearly eight years ago, the Safeway store at 711 W. First Ave.

2008-08-20 12:00:50

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.

2008-08-19 12:00:45

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.

2008-08-19 12:00:26

By Mai Hoang By MAI HOANG YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC Beating the high prices of last fall's apple crop will be tough. But the coming apple harvest is not looking too shabby either.

2008-08-04 12:01:29

By Jane Gargas By JANE GARGAS YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC It's the right dose, and everyone's on board, they say. The health-care community is anticipating a close working relationship with students at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, say local medical practitioners.

2008-08-01 09:01:04

By Vera Sanabria AUGUST "LET'S BEAT ALZHEIMER'S" CHARITY GOLF TOURNA-MENT -- Friday; tee time is 1:30 p.m. at the Apple Tree Golf Course. For cost and sign- up information, call Mandy Trujillo, 972-4141.

2008-08-01 09:00:41

By Kim Nowacki By KIM NOWACKI YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC This weekend, folks will be feelin' a little hop-blooded. That's because the annual Moxee Hop Festival it taking over Moxee City Park with its usual mix of family fun and late-night revelry.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.