Arboretum classes offered

Interested in volunteering at the Yakima Area Arboretum?


Week of January 16 to 20

Tease photo

1987: Castle named Realtor of the Year

At the high school, the chemistry class learned to make bricks and tested a white substance found on Snipes Mountain.

Safe winter driving tips

This winter, the snow, wind and ice have created treacherous driving conditions. Conditions which require increased attention and an ability to adapt quickly.

‘Yakama Cares’ grant applications now available

Grants are distributed in early May

Through the expansion and renovation of the Legends Casino Hotel campus, funds are available for area charitable organizations to apply for the 10th annual Yakama Cares grant program.

Tease photo

Snow angels of a different sort

Shovel armed volunteers help each other

With snow piles blocking driveways in many area of the valley, seeing enterprising individuals out in the cold packing shovel is a sight for snow-blinded eyes.

Lock box giveaway Saturday

The Prosser Community Involvement and Action (CIA) Coalition will be give away 500 in-home lock boxes from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Bethel Church, 270 N. Gap Road.

Banquet is Jan. 30

The Chamber of Commerce’s annual community awards banquet will be from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center, 2140 Wine Country Road.

January Jamboree canceled

The Sunday Gospel Jamboree which was to featured award winning songwriter and singer Leroy Blankenship of Grandview has been canceled.

Brouwer serves in ministry

Annie Brouwer of Grandview served in local ministries during fall semester the Center for Student Action at Azusa College.

Senior is academy nominee

Andrew Diddens is one of two Lower Yakima Valley high school seniors to receive a congressional appointment to attend a U.S. military academy.

Middle school competition Saturday

The winning team competes at regionals

Nine middle school teams from Washington and Idaho will compete at the sub-regional level for the national Future City Competition, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the PACCAR Building at Washington State University.

2017 wine legends nominations

Nomination deadline is Jan. 31

Nominations are being accepted through Jan. 31 for the “Legends of Washington Wine Hall of Fame.”

Zumba class continues

The Community Center is continuing its series of Zumba classes.