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The remaining open houses for the Wapato School District, including this Friday's High School freshman orientation, have been canceled.
Wapato School District, teachers' union reach tentative agreement Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. — Some 3350 Wapato students will start school Tuesday as planned.
Wapato school district teaching students the importance of going to college KIMA CBS 29
WAPATO Wa. -- The Wapato school district is showing students the importance of going to College after high school. The district launched their U Can Be ...
Wapato students participate in NASA project | Archives NBC Right Now
WAPATO, WA - Imagine being a teenager working on a project for NASA - a project that could help astronaut when they're in outer space. Well several Wapato ...
Wapato School District cancels remaining open-house nights Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. — Five open-house events in the Wapato School District were canceled Tuesday after the teachers' union chose not to attend.
Wapato teachers vote to go on strike KIMA CBS 29
WAPATO, Wash. - Teachers in Wapato have decided to strike for the first day of school while continuing to work on contract negotiations.The teachers votedwith ...
Wapato graduate’s dream coming true as she heads for Georgetown Yakima Herald-Republic
After graduation, many students from Wapato High School tend to stay close to home. In past years, several Wapato students have decided to attend Yakima ...
Two Wapato schools receive social media threat KIMA CBS 29
WAPATO, Wash. - Wapato High School is reportedly on lock-down.A Wapato High parent who is at the school reported the lock-down on the morning of ...
Ellensburg girls soccer surges past Wapato, 9-0 Daily Record-News
You could call it a routine performance for the Ellensburg High School girls soccer team on Thursday afternoon against Wapato.
Kenneth M. Hoptowit Yakima Herald-Republic
Kenneth M. Hoptowit, age 63, died Tuesday October 2, 2018 at his home surrounded by family after battling cancer. He was born in Toppenish to Fred Hoptowit, ...
‘Mr. Teen Wapato’ a worthy mission to help kids Yakima Herald-Republic
Earlier this year, I was a Mr. Teen Wapato candidate along with seven other Wapato High School seniors. The campaign, which was hosted by YouthWorks at ...
Wapato students ready to show NASA they have the right stuff Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. — Wapato High School freshman Luis Moreno was surprised when he saw how expanding gases of two apples cracked a quarter-inch thick ...
Wapato boys basketball again bests Zillah in their red-hot rivalry Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. — One of the area's best nonleague rivalries produced another memorable game Tuesday night in Wapato.
Elections officials still grappling with questions that arose from 2017 Wapato mayoral race Yakima Herald-Republic
Wapato's 2017 mayoral election raised new questions for election officials, including what happens when voters submit multiple signatures.
Richard Isaac “Brown Sugar” Hernandez Yakima Herald-Republic
Richard Isaac Hernandez was born August 29, 1960 in Yakima, WA to Alexander Hernandez and Rose Ella Johnson Barnick. He was raised in the Yakima ...
After-school programs empower kids, but need exceeds funding Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. -- Jaelynn Traub wants to be a chef when she grows up, as does Juinevere Wesley. Kwalani Goudy hopes to become a veterinarian, Semone ...
Jude and Shoni Schimmel speak at Wapato High School Yakima Herald-Republic
Jude and Shoni Schimmel, star basketball players from the University of Louisville and members of the Umatilla tribe, spoke to Wapato High School students ...
Brian Kalama Yakima Herald-Republic
Valley Hills Funeral Home. Brian Kalama was born May 19, 2001 to his father Foster Kalama Jr. and his mother Deloris Picard. He was raised in Mission, OR ...
Two Lower Yakima Valley educators finalists for Eisenhower Principal Sunnyside Daily Sun News
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The close Wapato mayor race finally reaches its end NBC Right Now
Last month's mayoral race in Wapato has been so close - you could count the votes separating the two candidates on your hand.
Stephanie Lynn Valicoff Yakima Herald-Republic
Stephanie Lynn Valicoff, 39, of Wapato, passed away on January 8, 2018 at Astria Toppenish Hospital. She died of complications due to a short illness. She was ...
Teen faces assault charge in drive-by shooting near Wapato High School KIMA CBS 29
YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. -- A Wapato teen appeared in court Friday after an outstanding warrant for a drive-by shooting in May.Lindsey Albright, 18, is accused ...
David Raymond Batin Yakima Herald-Republic
David Raymond Batin, born August 30, 1946, passed away surrounded by his wife, son and family on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Dave was the youngest of four ...
Perseverance spans generations for Lower Valley family of growers Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO — After years of riding tour buses and quizzing the drivers, Rob Valicoff has switched roles. These days, he's driving the bus and answering the ...
Wapato's Rey Pascua ready for new challenges after milestone accomplishment Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO — Most Thursdays Rey Pascua can be found at the Filipino Community Hall in this Lower Valley city greeting patrons who file in to feast on traditional ...
A new high school class is making teachers out of students NBC Right Now
Sydni Contreras is a student at Wapato High School and part of a new class that helps students become teachers.
UPDATE: Wapato Public Schools go into lockdown during police investigation NBC Right Now
All Wapato School buildings were placed in two instructional lockdowns at different times Tuesday as police investigated reports of shots fired.
New Wapato mayor fires police chief Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. -- Ten days into Juan Orozco's tenure as Wapato mayor and the city is without a police chief and public works director.
Outrage over video showing officer kicking boy ABC News
The video appeared to show a police pepper spraying and kicking a boy in the back.
2017 Election: Wapato candidates must focus on city’s finances Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. -- Wapato's City Council will need to address weak finances while promoting the community to attract jobs and tax dollars.
St. George - 60 Years Yakima Herald-Republic
Jerry and Delores (Reed) St. George were married August 16, 1958 at St. Peter's Claver Church in Wapato, Washington. Jerry is a graduate of Mabton High ...
Cathy Gonzalez Yakima Herald-Republic
Cathy Gonzalez – Rest in Peace my loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend. Cathy, you attained the ultimate gift; a new life with your lord returning to his ...
Joseph Daniel (Dan) Connors Yakima Herald-Republic
Joseph Daniel (Dan) Connors, was born on August 15, 1950 in Yakima, Washington. He passed away on May 15, 2018 at his home in Yakima. Born to Bert and ...
Wapato High School project honored for design excellence in national magazine portfolio Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. — The $43 million project that created a new Wapato High School and modernized other parts of the campus appears in a national magazine ...
Alan Mitchell Tahsequah Yakima Herald-Republic
Alan graduated from Wapato High School in 1995. During his years at Wapato High School he was involved with sports that included football, wrestling and ...
Orozco, Garza apparent winners in Wapato mayoral primary Yakima Herald-Republic
Wapato is likely to have a new mayor next year. Wapato High School teacher Hector Garza and former City Councilman Juan “Eddy” Orozco will advance to the ...
Seniors carry East Valley girls basketball past Selah Yakima Herald-Republic
YAKIMA, Wash. -- The regular season finale meant so much more than an ordinary Senior Night for East Valley.
Four vying to be Wapato’s mayor Yakima Herald-Republic
Four candidates are running for the remaining two years of former Wapato Mayor Jesse Farias' term, including the man appointed to replace him.
Tarryn Hart has missed nearly two full seasons but remains a true teammate for Wapato Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO — After talking around the edges of it for several minutes, Tarryn Hart did her best to unravel the kind of mystery that can't be solved.
Filipino-American community of Yakima Valley hosting 66th anniversary dinner on March 24 Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. -- Members of the Yakima Valley's Filipino-American community will hold their 66th Anniversary of the Hall Dinner on March 24.
Fred Vasquez Yakima Herald-Republic
Our beloved brother Fred R. Vasquez, 51 of Parker, WA passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017 at Astria Sunnyside Hospital. He died of natural causes.
Florence (Flo) Holm Yakima Herald-Republic
Florence (Flo) Holm, formerly of Yakima, WA, passed away peacefully October 26, 2018 in Auburn, WA. She was born in Challis, ID on June 8, 1923.
Jeanne Syverson Yakima Herald-Republic
Jeanne Syverson passed away January 24, 2018 in Tempe, AZ. She is survived by her twin sister Joanne Virgillo, of Kent, WA, her three children Barbara ...
Former college basketball stars give advice to Wapato students Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. — Native American women's basketball stars Shoni and Jude Schimmel don't want to see kids try to be like them.
Carnival rides kick off Wapato's annual Harvest Festival on Friday Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. — A downtown parade, carnival rides, live music, food and classic and custom cars will all be a part of the 71st annual Wapato Harvest Festival ...
Public invited to meet candidates for Eisenhower High School principal at Monday forum Yakima Herald-Republic
YAKIMA, Wash. -- The public is invited to attend a question-and-answer session Monday with two finalists vying to replace the Eisenhower High School principal ...
A pair of surprise prom crowns in Wapato Yakima Herald-Republic
There are always “last moment” thoughts that high school seniors have during their final year. One of the most popular of those “last moments” for seniors is their ...
Andrea Floresca Yakima Herald-Republic
On Thursday, January 4, 2018, Andrea Floresca passed away. She was 64 years old, and graduated from Wapato High School in 1970. She is preceded in ...
Clemente “Harry” Morales III Yakima Herald-Republic
It is with a heavy heart that we announce our beloved Clemente “Harry” Morales III was called to heaven on June 30, 2018. Harry was born on October 26, 1983.
Betty Ann (Swearngin) Alsup Yakima Herald-Republic
Betty Ann (Swearngin) Alsup passed from this world on Sunday May 27th, 2018. She was born Oct. 20th, 1953 in Toppenish, Washington to Marie(Bykowsky) ...
Ellensburg girl's soccer headed to CWAC Championship after penalty shootout victory against Ephrata Daily Record-News
It was a year ago that the Ellensburg High School girls' soccer team was in the exact same scenario.
Wapato mayor asked police to investigate opponent Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. -- Wapato Mayor Tony Guzman admits that he asked the city's police department to investigate one of his opponents in the recent primary.
Stephanie Ann (Stevie) Valdez Yakima Herald-Republic
Stephanie Ann (Stevie) Valdez, 58, passed away peacefully in Yakima on Friday, January 26, 2018. Although her sisters sat bedside with her throughout her ...
Yakima Valley school districts look outside the country for teachers, other workers Yakima Herald-Republic
YAKIMA, Wash. -- Farmers aren't the only Central Washington employers needing workers so desperately that they're willing to import help from other countries.
Karen Ann Blodgett Yakima Herald-Republic
Karen Ann Blodgett, forever young, of Wapato, WA joined her Dada and Baby Jakob in Heaven on March 7, 2017. Karen, an enrolled member of the Yakama ...
Shirley Mae Bachmeier Yakima Herald-Republic
Shirley Mae Bachmeier passed away surrounded by family on September 1, 2018 at Cottage in the Meadow after a short illness.
Teresa Marie Cordova (Terri) Yakima Herald-Republic
Our beloved daughter, sister, niece, cousin and granddaughter went to be with our Lord on January 12, 2018.
White River in way of Toppenish three-peat in Class 2A wrestling Yakima Herald-Republic
YAKIMA, Wash. -- As two-time reigning state champion, Toppenish's wrestling program hasn't been reserved this season in its desire to keep the run going.
John (Jack) Babcock Yakima Herald-Republic
Keith & Keith Funeral Home. John (Jack) Babcock, age 95, passed away at hospice on September 25th 2018. Jack was born in Mabton, Washington to Charles ...
Wilma Lorraine Adams Yakima Herald-Republic
Wilma Lorraine Adams was called home by her father in heaven on March 20, 2018. Lorraine was born on March 23, 1927 in Blaine, KS. Her father, George ...
Trio of Yakima County teens serve as pages for Washington Legislature Yakima Herald-Republic
Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale recently sponsored three Yakima County teens as pages in the state House of Representatives.
Sherman Dolph Knight Yakima Herald-Republic
Sherman Dolph Knight, 85, retired Chief of Park Maintenance for Olympic National Park (1968-1984), died Friday, June 8, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.
Prep Basketball Roundup: Perez leads Toppenish boys basketball past West Valley Yakima Herald-Republic
TOPPENISH, Wash. — Isiah Perez scored 22 points, surpassing 1000 points for his career in the process, to lead Toppenish to a 69-61 victory over West Valley ...
Ink & Inspiration: The Art of Jennifer Finch Yakima Herald-Republic
Jennifer Finch grew up surrounded by musically talented and artistically creative people. Her parents, Roger and Jane Finch, were both involved in music.
Barbara J. Morrill Yakima Herald-Republic
Our beloved mother, Barbara J. Morrill, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2018, at the age of 83.
Jesse Farias looks back on time as Wapato mayor Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO — More than a dozen years ago, Jesse Farias set out to remove a label of high crime and poverty that long stuck to this rural Lower Valley town on the ...
Debra Jo Wofford Hall Yakima Herald-Republic
Debby fought a good fight, she was determined, but is finally at rest. Debby took her final lap on October 16, 2017.
Koreski returns to coaching, taking reins of Wapato program Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. — When Josh Koreski stepped down as head coach of the West Valley boy's soccer team in 2014, he wasn't sure when or where he would ...
Prep Roundup: Toppenish wrestling wins dual meets against 2A No. 3 Orting, 4A No. 10 Tahoma Yakima Herald-Republic
MAPLE VALLEY — Toppenish's wrestling team won a pair of state-ranked dual meets and Haiden Drury was a winner in the Who's No. 1 pairings at Tahoma ...
Central Washington Sports Hall of Fame inductees announced Yakima Herald-Republic
YAKIMA, Wash. -- Yakima County is best known for its agriculture. Its contributions to the world of sports don't get too much attention.
Rosa “Rosie” Mary Ascuaga Roth Kadel Yakima Herald-Republic
We are sad to tell of the passing of our spunky little mother Rosie Ascuaga Roth Kadel. She was 93.
Bernadine Evelyn (Geffe) Paganelli Yakima Herald-Republic
Bernadine Evelyn (Geffe) Paganelli, 79, of Yakima, went home to her beloved husband Dino, and Lord and Savior on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in her home ...
Ike’s new principal has vision for school Yakima Herald-Republic
Over the past several years, Eisenhower High School has had many principals rotating in and out. Replacing previous Principal Jewel Brumley this fall is Eric ...
Valley families recall ancestors’ difficult stand against treatment of Japanese neighbors Yakima Herald-Republic
Esther Short Boyd was working as usual at the R.R. Short Hardware store in Wapato when a man walked in and identified himself as president of one of the ...
Alice R. Baker Yakima Herald-Republic
Alice Ruth Baker (née Phelps), 87, died peacefully on Sunday, May 20th, in Yakima, surrounded by her four children. Her sudden death followed a brief bout ...
Richard (Dick) Lee Berry Yakima Herald-Republic
Valley Hills Funeral Home. Richard (Dick) Lee Berry, 78, passed away on February 8, 2018, at The Cottage in the Meadow after a long, 10-year battle with ...
Phyllis Joy Strother Yakima Herald-Republic
Much loved mother and grandmother, Phyllis passed away peacefully on January 29, 2018. She was a strong and determined woman, which served her well as ...
Ray Hernandez III Yakima Herald-Republic
Ray Hernandez III, 48, of Wapato, WA passed away peacefully on Sunday March 27, 2016.
Friends remember local abstract expressionist Charles A. Smith Yakima Herald-Republic
Charles A. Smith, among Yakima's most revered and beloved visual artists, died at home Monday. He was 81.
Kimberly Cree’s World of Medicine & Martial Arts Yakima Herald-Republic
Kimberly Cree has never shied away from a challenge. The physician assistant is a trailblazer, both in her professional and private life. She says she has been ...
Clyde L. Dahlin The Daily World
Clyde Lowell Dahlin, a long-time resident of Montesano, Wash., passed away peacefully and securely to be with his Lord, Jesus Christ, Aug. 29, 2018, in ...
Yakima Valley’s residents of Japanese ancestry found ways to thrive at Heart Mountain Yakima Herald-Republic
Saturday marks 75 years since the opening of Heart Mountain, which housed more than 10000 West Coast residents of Japanese ancestry, most from California ...
Howard Charles “Chuck” Buttrey Yakima Herald-Republic
Early on Christmas morning, December 25, 2017, our beloved husband, father and Papa, Howard Charles “Chuck” Buttrey was called home to Jesus ...
Rosemary Jean (Smith) Fate Yakima Herald-Republic
Following a long productive life, Rosemary passed away from natural causes on January 1, 2016 at Yakima Regional Medical Center at the age of 93. She spent ...
Althea G. Goeken Yakima Herald-Republic
Althea G. Goeken (68) of Toppenish passed away on Wednesday July 25, 2018 at Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital. Althea was born on July 2, 1950 to Albert ...
Session gives Wapato a chance to highlight successes, challenges Yakima Herald-Republic
The students in Brad Rogers' fourth-grade class were not intimidated by the dozen or so legislators and district officials eavesdropping on their schoolwork ...
John Andrew Afaga Yakima Herald-Republic
John passed away unexpectedly in his home on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. He was born on April 11, 1956 and spent most of his life in the Yakima Valley.
Katherine Marie “Kathy” Tri Yakima Herald-Republic
Katherine Marie “Kathy” Tri, 52, of Zillah, died Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle.
Legends Casino shares the wealth in annual grant presentation Yakima Herald-Republic
TOPPENISH, Wash. — The Public Works Department can afford to replace its outdated sewer jetting and flushing truck — used to clear sewer lines and empty ...
Toppenish school board races feature incumbents, newcomers Yakima Herald-Republic
TOPPENISH, Wash. — Two incumbents Toppenish school board members are facing challengers in the November general election.
WNBA Shoni Schimmel, sister, star to speak to Wapato High students for Native American Heritage Month Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. – WNBA basketball star Shoni Schimmel and her sister, Jude, will speak to Wapato High School students as part of the school's Native ...
Zillah boys basketball claims fifth straight SCAC district title Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO, Wash. — A 3-pointer, a block, and another 3-pointer by Trey Delp in a span of about 20 seconds provided an early reminder of why the senior and ...
Wapato to celebrate 69th Harvest Festival Yakima Herald-Republic
WAPATO — Barbecue chicken, tacos, corn on the cob, ethnic dance troupes and a parade will highlight the 69th annual Wapato Harvest Festival this weekend.
Jean “Jeannie” Frances Meyer Yakima Herald-Republic
Jean “Jeannie” Frances Meyer, 65, was born Dec. 28, 1952 in Yakima, Wa. to Frank and Grace Mae Meyer. Jeannie passed her rainbow to begin her journey of ...
Viviano Ramirez Jr. Yakima Herald-Republic
Viviano Ramirez Jr., 61, passed away on January 1, 2016 at Yakima Regional Medical Center in Yakima, WA. He was born on May 27, 1954 in Raymondville, ...
Artistic visuals, choreography welcome additions at recent Lorde concert Yakima Herald-Republic
On March 10, music artist Lorde performed at the Moda Center in Portland as part of her Melodrama World Tour, with opening acts Tove Styrke and Run the ...
'The Cab King of Red Mountain' bottles 6 distinct varieties of cabernet sauvignon for Fidelitas Wines Seattle Times
Charlie Hoppes has a long fascination with Washington's signature grape — also the dominant variety on Red Mountain.
Anna Melin Erickson Wise Yakima Herald-Republic
Family, friends and colleagues are mourning the passing of pastor, mentor, teacher and friend Rev. Anna Melin Erickson Wise. She died peacefully on ...
School News: July 15, 2017 | EDUCATION Yakima Herald-Republic
... • The Washington State University president's honor roll for spring semester included: Benton City — Allison Almaraz, Halee Austin, Rachael Christman, ...
Russell "Wou" Tahkeal Yakima Herald-Republic
Russell “Wou” Tahkeal, 55, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, October 9, 2015 in Wapato, WA. He was born on December 12, 1959 in ...
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