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Dogs slaughter herd of ewes

No information has yet been shared regarding who owns two dogs that slaughtered more than 40 head of sheep on Factory Road just more than two weeks ago.

January 9, 2019 noon read more..


Cowboy community ropes in support for long-time wrangler

Like his dad and uncles who worked cattle in Mexico, Diego Mendoza was born to be a cowboy — a wrangler rope in one hand and set of steering reins in the other is what drives him to be out there on the range, living his authentic brand the only way he knows.

January 8, 2019 noon read more..
 

Nursing back to health

Trying to coax an injured ewe to get up off the ground, Gene Fernandez pays special attention to her injured front leg.

January 7, 2019 noon read more..


Woman dies in crash

A 34-year-old woman is dead after a crash on Jan. 3 at South Wapato and Progressive roads. Yakima County Sheriff’s deputy Wes Rasmussen said Caroline Pacheco died after her vehicle crashed into a semi, driven by Aleksandr Mirko, 44.

January 4, 2019 noon read more..


New Yakima County officials sworn in

Newly elected Yakima County Coroner Jim Curtice, County Clerk Tracey Slagle, Commissioner Norm Childress and Sheriff Bob Udell are sworn into office at the Yakima County Courthouse on Wednesday, Dec. 26.

January 2, 2019 noon read more..
 

Emergencies do not take holidays off

The American Red Cross called out heroes to donate blood and 25 answered the call and made appointments, along with walk-in participants who chose to make an end of the season gift at the United Methodist Church last Thursday.

January 2, 2019 noon read more..
 

Elephant gift return planned

The Lower Valley Christian Women’s Connection will host a re-gifting exchange when it meets at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Barn Restaurant, 490 Wine Country Road.

January 2, 2019 noon read more..
   

John Dennis Bottineau

John “Dennis” Bottineau, 63, a longtime Sunnyside resident died Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Richland.

January 2, 2019 noon read more..