Julia Hart



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First snow

Freezing rain, snow pack double punch

Snow-covered, icy roads led to crashes and interrupted some school schedules this morning.

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100-year-old Outlook man ready to celebrate more birthdays

A farmer, rancher, father and all-around family man is the way Graciela Gomez of Outlook describes her 100-year-old father.

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Prosser artist translates drawing into color book

His studio is tucked away on the backroads, far from the interruptions of city life, which is just fine for award-winning illustrator Herb Leonhard.

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Annual YVF&R fundraiser a night to celebrate

It was a night for of a job well done and a time to relax as supporters of the 88 year-old Yakima Valley Fair & Rodeo gathered for its annual dinner and fundraiser.

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ESL classes gain new teachers

The Nuestra Casa English as a Second Language classes have grown so much in the past years the organization has hired three new teachers to help those wanting to learn English.

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Long time short order cook now helping to prepare healthy food

Preparing snacks for more than a thousand elementary school children a day is a full time job for school district food services worker Joann Tucker Smith.

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Rising from ashes, student center opens in new digs

Larger study rooms and expanded recreational spaces are the first thing visitors to the Extra Mile Student Center notice when they enter the center’s new facility at 300 W. Second St.

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Former Sunnysider reflects on recent Paris bombings

While the world watched in horror as bomb blasts ripped through the streets of Paris last Friday night, relatives of former Sunnysider Darcy Staggers Liddell sought news of her safety.

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Finding treasures while bazaar shopping

Nothing says tradition like getting up early on a November Saturday morning to hit local church bazaars.

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Sunnyside spared major wind damage

While Tuesday’s gale-like winds took out power, fed brush fires and toppled over a semi-truck in communities all around the Lower Valley, little or no damage has been reported inside city limits.

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