Week of May 22 to May 26

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Vine and tractor

A John Deere tractor sits among a vineyard of concord grapes earlier this week off of East Allen Road.

Public Record

Committee has vacancies

The Processed Pear Committee is seeking nominations for open member, first-alternate and second-alternate positions.

Map locates landslides

The state Department of Natural Resources has published standardized methods for mapping landslides using lidar.

Sex offender homeless

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office has registered a transient sex offender.

Local man arrested for alleged attack

A local man was arrested Tuesday after an altercation at 307 Cedar St.

Patrols stepping up “Click It or Ticket” enforcement

Klickitat and Yakima counties join in

Area law enforcement agencies are stepping up their seat belt enforcement next week.

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Law makes upskirt photography a crime

Goldendale lawmaker’s bill becomes law

A Goldendale lawmaker’s bill expanding the ability to prosecute voyeurism was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jay Inslee.

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37 years after Mount St. Helens eruption, Lind effect explained

Ash condensed further away from volcano

Gladie Nagamitsu vividly remembers when noon turned to midnight and the sky started raining down on her tiny farming town 37 years ago today, the day Mount St. Helens erupted.

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Sunnyside Christian brings music via Skype

Teacher flies in from Michigan for performance

Sunnyside Christian High School music students John and Arie Prins found it a little strange to have their band teacher in the classroom Wednesday.

Auburn inmate dies in jail

Yakima County investigators review death of Moon Martin

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of an inmate in the county jail.

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Setting the pace

Could hop-tying crew set world record? Maybe

Carpenter Ranch co-owner Craig Carpenter is so impressed with the work of one particular hop-twining crew that he recently posted a video on Facebook of these human whirlwinds.

Lower Valley students earn YVC awards

The Yakima Valley College Foundation’s Annual Scholarship Award Ceremony will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23 in Sherar Gymnasium, Building 6.