Latest Yakima, Washington Stories
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.
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.
By Leah Ward Dr. Rosa Martinez is in trouble with state medical regulators again.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.