Energy Adviser: Electrifying tours await students
Electricity is everywhere around us. Our children need to understand it. Every time they use electricity, they can make something useful or harmful happen depending on their thoughtful use of it.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Police nab suspect in string of robberies
Authorities say they apprehended a woman suspected of robbing a Columbia Bank branch in Orchards June 26 and then fleeing in this stolen microcar from the Car2Go rental service.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Washington apple growers expect record crop
Growers and packers are forecasting a harvest of 140 million boxes of apples. If that happens, it would easily top the 2012 record of 129 million boxes, The Yakima Herald-Republic reported in Saturday's newspaper .
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Washington apple farmers ready for record harvest
Gary Middleton looks through gala apples Friday at Middleton Organic Specialty Foods in Eltopia.
Yesenia Gutierrez of Pasco picks Granny Smith apples in 2013 at Broetje Orchards near Prescott.
Russia was the state's third-largest export market for pears, so those growers will have to move quickly to find new buyers, Mark Powers of the Northwest Horticultural Council in Yakima told the Yakima Herald-Republic .
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Students receive Broetje scholarships
Four Tri-City students, and several from the Mid-Columbia, each were awarded $4,500 in scholarships by a foundation that benefits the employees of Broetje Orchards.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Police chase ends with crash in Hazel Dell
An SUV crashed on Northeast 99th Street in Hazel Dell after leading cops on an erratic drive around Clark County.