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Granger schools placed in lockdown because of threatening note  Yakima Herald-Republic

The Granger School District was put on lockdown on Friday as officials investigated an anonymous threatening note at the high school, according to information ...

High School Wrestling Preview Notebook: Granger sets its sights on state trophy  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- With four medalists back and the return of two-time state champion Franky Almaguer, Granger figures to make a charge at the team trophy that ...

No backpacks, no purses: Granger High School action aimed at increasing school safety  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANGER, Wash. -- Granger High School has announced a permanent ban on students bringing backpacks and purses onto campus.

Granger Alumni Association proves that small school has a big heart  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANGER, Wash. -- Norma Lee Wentz graduated from Granger High School in 1943. And though Wentz is 92 and lives in Oroville, Calif., she was determined ...

Granger School District to follow 'standard safety protocols' through the week after bathroom wall threat  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANGER, Wash. -- A threat written on a bathroom wall at Granger High School prompted the school district to operate under heightened security Wednesday ...

Granger police investigating threat written on high school bathroom wall  KIMA CBS 29

GRANGER, Wash. - Granger police say they are working closely with Granger High School officials after a report came in of a threat written on a bathroom wall ...

Granger High School gets new, handmade Spartan statue  NBC Right Now

Driving through the small town of Granger, you'll see dozens of dinosaur statues practically everywhere you look.

Granger student, parent weigh in on their school's backpack ban  NBC Right Now

Today we spoke with a student and a parent to get local opinions on the Granger School District's decision to ban backpacks in schools.

Public invited to meet two Granger School District superintendent finalists  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANGER, Wash. — The Granger School District is inviting the public to meet with two finalists for its superintendent position next week.

Kittitas' Brock Ravet becomes Washington state's all-time scoring leader  Daily Record-News

GRANGER — Brock Ravet of Kittitas Secondary School can bear many names — ones that will be etched in history books for as long as high school basketball ...

Francisco Estraca Salinas  Yakima Herald-Republic

Francisco Estraca Salinas, 70 years old, most recently of Puyallup and Kennewick, WA and born in Mathis, Texas, passed away peacefully in the presence of the ...

County settles wrongful death lawsuit for $1.6 million, promises to fix intersection  Yakima Herald-Republic

After settling a wrongful death lawsuit for $1.6 million, Yakima County now plans to improve the intersection deemed unsafe where a head-on collision killed a ...

2016 Graduation: Granger High student plans to beat cancer — again  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANGER, Wash. — In the year since his cancer went into remission, Brandon Velazquez had the time of his life.

Yakima County settles lawsuit for $1.6M, promises to fix intersection where teen died  The Seattle Times

Yakima County settles wrongful-death lawsuit for $1.6 million and promises to improve dangerous intersection where 17-year-old lost his life.

Eight Columbia Basin basketball teams could clinch state Saturday  iFIBER One News

EPHRATA- This is it. With Regionals next week, Saturday marks the last day for teams to clinch a state playoff berth. The Columbia Basin has an overabundance ...

Margaret Eunice (Zyph) Belton  Yakima Herald-Republic

Margaret Eunice (Zyph) Belton was reunited with her husband, Lyle, and her family on the other side of the veil on August 14, 2018, leaving a living legacy of six.

Girls basketball: White Swan defeats Roosevelt, 59-53 | Photos and Videos  Yakima Herald-Republic

Action from the Class 2B district semifinal between Kittitas High and Oroville High at Granger High School, 315 Mentzer Ave. Granger, Wash. Friday, Feb.

Sheriff's office investigates Granger shooting that caused life-threatening wounds  KIMA CBS 29

GRANGER, Wash. - The Yakima County sheriff's office is investigating a shooting that has left one man with life-threatening wounds.Sgt. Mike Russell said a ...

Granger student killed in crash named | Local  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANGER — Students at Granger High School will be allowed time to meet with counselors Monday following the death of a fellow student in a traffic crash ...

Making his move: Orozco's move to Granger helping Spartans in title quest  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANGER — Just as he had done countless times before, Noe Orozco walked in the Connell High School gym and admired the names of his older brothers, ...

A teen’s death in Yakima County is making Franklin County warn drivers  Yakima Herald-Republic

PASCO, Wash. — A rural intersection near Basin City is getting a safety overhaul in hopes it will prevent the type of accident that killed a teen in Yakima County.

Dorothy Nelda Kobes  Yakima Herald-Republic

Dorothy Nelda Kobes, 77, died on December 30, 2018. She was a resident of Blossom Place in Yakima, WA. Dottie was born in Toppenish, WA on November 16 ...

Ronnie Veral Nash  Yakima Herald-Republic

Ronnie Veral Nash of Hanford, California passed away January 3, 2019 at the age of 71 at the Fresno VA Medical Center. Ron was born in Yakima to Clarence ...

Terri Hutt  Yakima Herald-Republic

Terri Hutt passed away February 21, 2019 after almost 3 decades of tremendous strength, will, and faith living with epilepsy from a traumatic brain injury in ...

High school basketball, wrestling in post-season action  Daily Record-News

Fans of Kittitas County high school basketball will be scattered about the region today following local teams as they embark on post-season play.

Valley Sports Weekly: Oct. 7, 2018  Yakima Herald-Republic

THREE RIVERS EARLY FALL LEAGUE. Results, Sept. 30. Second-grade girls: Dub City Wapato 28, Prosser 8. Third-grade boys: 509 Ballerz Sunnyside 58, ...

Sunnyside teen arrested following social media threat; school upping security Wednesday  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -- A 15-year-old Sunnyside High School student was arrested Tuesday night after police say he wrote a Facebook post in which he ...

Ike’s new principal has vision for school  Yakima Herald-Republic

Over the past several years, Eisenhower High School has had many principals rotating in and out. Replacing previous Principal Jewel Brumley this fall is Eric ...

Despite losing a couple seniors last year, the Warrior softball team is ready for another postseason run  Daily Record-News

CLE ELUM — The Cle Elum-Roslyn High School softball team lost six seniors because of graduation last year — four who batted over .440.

Ex-con suspected in Sunnyside vehicle arsons  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

A Zillah man convicted for his role in instigating a fatal fight between his son and a fellow Granger High School student 23 years ago is in jail while authorities ...

Bradley John Card  Yakima Herald-Republic

Bradley John Card was born February 18th, 1926 in Yakima, WA to Catherine and Gordon Card. He graduated from Granger High School, Washington State ...

Grace Terrill’s late goal propels Cle Elum-Roslyn girls soccer over Royal  Daily Record-News

The Cle Elum-Roslyn High School girls soccer team probably didn't plan for a last-second victory.

Cheney shines as White Swan girls basketball advances to district final  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANGER, Wash. — White Swan always knows who to turn to when it needs a basket to stop a run or create some momentum.

Margaret Ruth Couette  Yakima Herald-Republic

Mom was born October 13, 1926 in Delta, UT to Frank and Bernice (McLeod) Golob and died March 26, 2018 in Yakima, WA.

Verna Getsinger  Yakima Herald-Republic

Valley Hills Funeral Home. Verna Getsinger, 91, of Yakima passed away May 27, 2018. She was born August 7, 1926 in Outlook, WA to Floyd and Violet (Cox) ...

Our Relationship: Isabel Garcia and Audel Ramirez  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- What to do if you've been out dancing with friends and they head to a friend's house — someone you want to get to know better —

High school seniors from across Washington state commit to STEM by signing letters of intent  GeekWire

Top athletes may get much of the attention when it comes to signing days and committing to a university to continue playing a particular sport. But in Seattle on ...

Extras wanted for feature film  NBC Right Now

In the world of All Sorts, professional folder filing is a competitive sport, and Granger High School alumnus J. Rick Castañeda (Cement Suitcase) wants you to ...

Former Granger boys basketball coach Miguel Bazaldua takes over at Eisenhower  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Former Granger High School boys basketball coach Miguel Bazaldua has been tapped to turn around the Eisenhower boys program, the ...

Robert (Bob) Leo Golob  Yakima Herald-Republic

Robert (Bob) Leo Golob, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 22, 2016 at Cottage in the Meadow in Yakima, WA. Bob resided for 73 years on his dairy ...

Bailey Gibson sparks Kittitas boys hoops in opening round of Districts  Daily Record-News

GRANGER — For nearly six weeks, Kittitas junior Bailey Gibson was forced to watch from the sidelines after breaking his wrist. But, he made the best of it.

Kittitas boys basketball storms into title game with semifinal win over Oroville  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANGER, Wash. — It's understandable opponents would get frustrated against Kittitas and standout guard Brock Ravet, but it's never a good idea to irritate the ...

Donald Gene Helvie  Yakima Herald-Republic

Donald Gene Helvie, 57, Raymond High School Math teacher and resident of Grayland, WA, died Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Grays Harbor Commuiinty ...

Joe A (Jose) Maltos  Yakima Herald-Republic

Joe Maltos, formerly of Granger and Sunnyside Washington, died November 9, 2015 in Tucson after a long illness.

Kittitas boys roll past Adna, return to Class 2B championship game  Yakima Herald-Republic

SPOKANE — On the back of the warm-up jerseys for Kittitas High School is the phrase “2B DETERMINED.”

Meet "Cemetery Tim," the least likely internet celebrity to ever come out of the Yakima Valley  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANDVIEW, Wash. -- His name is Tim Morris, but they call him Cemetery Tim. He's the “Whoop! Whoop!” guy.

Jose A. "Joe" Maltos  Arizona Daily Star

Jose A. "Joe" Maltos. died November 9, 2015 in Tucson after a long illness. Survived by wife, Jill; children, Tina Maltos Ashlock (Larry) of Washington, Joseph ...

Brycene Allen Neaman (Tsa-High-Ya)  Yakima Herald-Republic

Brycene Allen Neaman passed away November 15, 2017 at Yakima Regional Hospital surrounded by family. He was born April 7, 1955 in Toppenish, WA to ...

Prep Sports Roundup: Ellensburg cross country loses to Selah in close race  Daily Record-News

Selah High School boys' and girls' cross country teams swept the CWAC league event on Thursday afternoon. The Ellensburg High School boys' team finished ...

Several Utah high schools moving to 4-year format  Deseret News

Three-year high schools are losing ground in Utah as a number of schools are set to reconfigure in the fall of 2013.

Rural leadership course participants look to make a difference in their communities  Yakima Herald-Republic

TOPPENISH — Eric Pebeahsy, a Yakama Nation Tribal School student, hopes to encourage other Native American students to go into science and math.

Top-seeded Kittitas boys basketball team is the one hunted this time around  Yakima Herald-Republic

Talk about a different point of view. Last season, a young Kittitas boys team arrived at state looking to end decades of frustration, with other teams there not ...

Yakima student volunteers help dispel misinformation with peer-led sex ed  Yakima Herald-Republic

In a freshman health class at Eisenhower High School last Tuesday, two teenage boys stood up front leading a discussion about consent.

Forging a Dream: Artistry in Metal by Primo  Yakima Herald-Republic

Determined, passionate, hard working, driven: these are just a few words that describe the immensely talented artist named Primo. At a very young age, he fell in ...

Arnold Lewis Fay  Yakima Herald-Republic

Arnold Lewis Fay, 83, of Orting, WA passed away on November 18, 2015 (his wife's birthday) at Linden Grove Nursing Home, after a brave battle with cancer.

Obituary: Monasmith, Dr. James M. "Dr. Jim"  The Spokesman Review

MONASMITH, Dr. James M. “Dr. Jim” Dr. James M. (“Dr. Jim”) Monasmith was released from his earthly bonds on Dec. 12, 2013 after a lengthy struggle with ...

Ilene Bouchey  Yakima Herald-Republic

Brookside Funeral Home & Crematory. Ilene Bouchey, 88, of Yakima, passed away Sunday, November 29, 2015, which would have been their 66th wedding ...

Radio station staff gives voice to Yakama Nation  Yakima Herald-Republic

TOPPENISH, Wash. — They call him the morning man, this familiar radio personality who greets them early every weekday. They know him as Nockawlee, his ...

Low tactics for higher education help from Right C3?  Yakima Herald-Republic

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -- The seminar invitation that Alejandro Campos and his family received in early March promised to help clear the path to a college ...

Law Enforcement Officers Killed 2016: Full List by State

There were 135 police officers and other law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in 2016, an increase. Some were shot and ambushed. See photos and ...

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