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Experts: Cold snap threatens dormant cherry buds
With low temperatures in the low single digits in cental Washington, the Yakima Herald-Republic reports that a weather system by Washington State University says damage to the buds is likely.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Cold weather could harm cherry buds
Weather forecasts calling for temperatures right around zero for tonight and Sunday threaten to damage dormant cherry buds, according to a notice from AgWeatherNet, a Prosser-based weather system operated by Washington State University.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Benton City gift and antique store celebrates opening
Elaine Coates and her daughter Vanessa, second- and third-generation Benton City residents, decided to open the shop, at 515 Ninth St., because they noticed a lack of local places offering gifts and home items.
State Patrol seeks witnesses in deadly semi crash
The Washington State Patrol was searching for witnesses in a crash involving two semi-trucks that killed a man north of Cusick last month.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
KEPR CBS 19
Near death horse dumped on road
A Benton City family rescued a horse they say was left to die on the side of the road.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Our Voice: Red Mountain sale keeps us guessing about possibilities
March 31, 2013 - This sign on Highway 224 just outside Benton City welcomes visitors to the Red Mountain wine area, an internationally known appellation with a growing number of wineries and hundreds of acres of vines.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The News Tribune
Canadian company buys all 670 acres of Red Mountain land
Aquilini Properties LP outbid wine industry representatives from Washington state and California’s Napa Valley, with a bid of $8.3 million.
Man injured in Benton City crash
Michael J. Halverson was stopped for a school crossing guard when his Suzuki Sport was hit by a van, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Robbery Causes Evacuation Of Spokane Valley Mall
The Spokane Valley Mall and the Regal Theatre are being evacuated after a report of a robbery.
Man Struck By SUV In East Spokane
It happened just before 6:00pm Friday night at the intersection of Trent Avenue and Iron Court near the Union Gospel Mission.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
'Unique' viticulture land on Red Mountain to be auctioned Saturday
About 1,785 acres within and near the Red Mountain American Viticultural Area will receive Yakima irrigation water, thanks to a project that will include construction of a diversion at Kiona to deliver water to the mountain through a pressurized, metered pipe system.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Kids Are Less Fit Than Their Parents Were 30 Years Ago
Ben Hodde of Benton City is the parent of three small children and he said, although he does his best to make sure his kids stay healthy as his mother did for him when he was a kid, busy days and an array of unhealthy food choices make it difficult.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Benton City man injured in crash on Highway 240 off ramp
A Benton City man was injured in a two-car crash Wednesday afternoon at the Highway 240 Edison Street off ramp.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Family of Pasco woman safe after typhoon
A Pasco woman who grew up in the Philippines spent the weekend hoping and praying her brother, his wife and two kids survived the typhoon that ripped through the western Pacific island nation.