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Lower Valley Concert Series opens with Pavlo, guitar virtuoso

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -- For 70 years, the Lower Valley Concert Series has brought world-class musicians to Sunnyside, a town of about 16,000 people, and that tradition resumes Thursday. The 2017-18 series begins with Canadian-born Mediterranean guitar virtuoso Pavlo at 7 p.m. Thursday. It continues Oct.

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2017-09-20 06:06:00

Granger High School gets new, handmade Spartan statue

GRANGER, WA - Driving through the small town of Granger, you'll see dozens of dinosaur statues practically everywhere you look. Now the community is home to another life-size statue, but this time, at Granger High School. The brand new, state-of-the-art gym at Granger High School has something insi

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 02:47:00

Important dates for those seeking to renew their DACA status

If you are under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), below is a list of resources and event. Resources Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, 121 Sunnyside Ave., Granger, 509-854-2100; www.nwirp.org/resources/daca/ La Casa Hogar, 106 S. 6th St., Yakima, 509-457-5058 Mission Assets Fun

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2017-09-18 18:07:00

Volksfest in Moxee brings VW fans together

MOXEE, Wash. -- Hundreds of Volkswagen fans gathered at Moxee City Park this weekend for the Apple Valley Volkswagen Association's annual Volksfest. The weekend included a car show, swap meet, camping, drag races and other events. Troy Hobbs came from Spokane for the swap meet in a VW bus he's owned

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2017-09-17 23:02:00

Police arrest felon following armed carjacking in Walmart parking lot

Joseph Noel Cortez, 23, was arrested following an armed carjacking in the parking lot of a South Amarillo Walmart. (Photo: Randall County Sheriff's Office) A 23-year-old man was arrested following an armed robbery in the parking lot of a South Amarillo Walmart in Texas. Amarillo police said officers

KIMA TV - 2017-09-18 09:30:59

Body found in submerged vehicle in Yakima River

A deceased man was found inside a submerged vehicle in the Yakima River today, according to the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office. At about 6:40 a.m., Kittitas County deputies were called to the Yakima River and found a vehicle that was submerged roughly 300 feet downstream from the Roza Recreation a

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 21:39:00

Police arrest 14-year-old boy in connection with video that shows attack on homeless man

This screenshot from a video posted on Facebook shows what a appears to be teenagers approaching a homeless man to attack him in Bakersfield, Calif. Police have arrested a 14-year-old California boy in connection with an attack on a homeless man. The attack was caught on video and gained a lot of at

KIMA TV - 2017-09-18 10:40:57

Man arrested in pot shot kidnapping confesses to TV station

Surveillance photo shows the man allegedly involved in the kidnapping, later identified as Donovan Culps. (Photos from Cheney Police Dept.) SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A man arrested in the kidnapping of a Cheney marijuana store employee has given a jailhouse confession to a Spokane television station. Do

KIMA TV - 2017-09-19 09:17:14

It Happened Here: Mobs attack Filipinos in Lower Valley

Japanese were not the only Yakima Valley residents forced from the Yakima Valley in the 20th century. Ninety years ago Filipinos who immigrated here after the U.S. annexed their country after the Spanish-American War, were subjected to mob violence and forced removal. Like other immigrants, Filipino

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2017-09-18 04:38:00

A major earthquake shakes Mexico City

A powerful earthquake jolted Mexico City on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital. The extent of damage or injuries was not immediately clear, but people fled office buildings along the central Reforma Avenue. Mexico's

KIMA TV - 2017-09-19 14:25:50

Union workers at Yakima's S.S. Steiner go on strike over contact language

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Two dozen union workers at S.S. Steiner went on strike at noon Tuesday over the hop supplier's proposals they say will dilute essential worker rights. One point of contention is contract language that would remove the power of the arbitration process, the final step in a union worke

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2017-09-19 20:12:00

Man's body found inside car submerged in Yakima River

KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. - The body of an adult man was found in a car that was submerged in the Yakima River. Kittitas County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies found the vehicle about 300 feet downstream from the Roza Recreation area boat launch around 6:40 a.m. Tuesday. The Dive Team found a dead man

KIMA TV - 2017-09-19 15:37:55

Eyewitness images of the Mexico earthquake

A man enters a damaged building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) MEXICO (WLUK) -- People in Mexico were shaken Tuesday when a powerful earthquake hit the Puebla state town of Raboso, about 76 miles southeast of Mexico City. Take a look at photos

KIMA TV - 2017-09-19 14:48:47

Tri-City things to do for Sept. 15-24

Quinn Dahle, 8-9:30 p.m., Joker's, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Tickets: $10. Call 509-943-1173.Dance Afternoon Ballroom Dancing, 1-3:45 p.m., Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Dr., Richland. $6. Dance or listen to your favorite music by the Easy Swing Dance Band. Call 509-946-5385. Open Danci

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-19 19:47:00

Benton County votes to ban more legal pot stores

Benton County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to ban all new legal pot stores in unincorporated parts of the county. Current legal retailers - Finley's Green2Go, Prosser's Altitude and the Griffin Road area's Bakeshop - will be grandfathered in and remain free to continue operating. The pro

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-19 17:51:00

Small quake prompts Hollywood, L.A. to light up Twitter

FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2011, file photo, the sun sets beyond the Los Angeles skyline, as seen from Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) A small earthquake with an epicenter just outside Los Angeles has gotten people in southern California talking on social media. The U.S.

KIMA TV - 2017-09-19 07:33:19

Benton jail dispute divides county commission

The future of Benton County's 740-bed lockup hangs in the balance Tuesday as the county's elected commissioners revisit plans to remove it from the control of the county sheriff. The commission will consider a resolution establishing a new Department of Corrections to operate the jail under its supe

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-19 01:55:00

Maria strengthens into Category 5 hurricane

Forecasters say Hurricane Maria has become a Category 5 storm as the eye nears Dominica. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday evening that Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter planes found that Maria had strengthened into a storm with 160 mph (260 kph) winds. The hurricane is about 15 mi

KIMA TV - 2017-09-18 20:13:30

Jurors resume deliberations in 2016 Yakima homcide

YAKIMA, Wash. - Jurors resumed deliberations Monday morning in the trial of a 23-year-old West Valley man in a fatal shooting outside a Yakima homeless service center. Dylan Dixon is charged with second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter, possession of a stolen firearm and illegally carrying a

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2017-09-18 16:07:00

Navy removes workers who called babies 'mini satans'

A Navy hospital in Florida has removed some employees from patient care after Snapchat photos showed a nurse giving the middle finger to a newborn with a caption that said, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans." Jeanne Casey, spokeswoman for the Naval Hospital Jacksonville, said in a statem

KIMA TV - 2017-09-19 12:13:45