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2008-07-17 09:00:36

By Philip Ferolito Crews fight to keep Cold Springs fire from Yakamas' commercial timber By PHIL FEROLITO YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC Crews battling the Cold Springs Fire near Mount Adams will continue carving fire lines today in hopes of keeping the blaze from entering roadless areas of the Yakama reservation.

2008-07-17 09:00:31

By Chris Bristol Bill Lover's attempt to amend the new downtown Yakima taxing district ran into a wall Tuesday night, and not the one supposedly separating church and state. The wall, in this case, was made up of Lover's colleagues on the City Council.

2008-07-16 09:01:19

By Jeff Garretson WAPATO -- In an effort to promote diabetes awareness and healthy living, the Yakama Nation Indian Health Services is inviting the public to a community track meet Wednesday at Wapato High School. The free event kicks off at 6 p.m.

2008-07-16 09:00:55

By Mai Hoang and Jean Guerrero, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 16--It's not the first time Yakima has seen air service cut back, but this time finding a replacement might take longer. To the surprise of almost no one, Delta Air Lines announced Tuesday it will cut all flights in Yakima.

2008-07-16 09:00:45

By Erin Snelgrove By ERIN SNELGROVE YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC Because negotiations failed, a jury will now decide the value of five century-old trees in Selah.

2008-07-16 09:00:44

By Philip Ferolito, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 16--Crews battling the Cold Springs Fire near Mount Adams will continue carving fire lines today in hopes of keeping the blaze from entering roadless areas of the Yakama reservation.

2008-07-15 09:01:16

By James Joyce III, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 15--When Shelby Vanderpol-Grove turned 5 years old she had already defied the life expectancy doctors gave her.

2008-07-15 09:00:59

By Mai Hoang, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 15--Calls to airline representatives Monday confirmed the scheduled cancellations. Buck Taylor, Yakima airport manager, said a news release from Delta is expected this morning, but said he could not comment further.

2008-07-15 09:00:24

By James Joyce III, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul.

2008-07-15 00:00:19

By Mark Morey STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS A wildfire burning northeast of Trout Lake grew to more than 500 acres Sunday and blocked access to a popular climbing route on Mount Adams. The plume from the Cold Springs fire was visible from Portland to Yakima on Sunday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.