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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 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.



Granger High School bans backpacks | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Granger High School students are being told to leave backpacks, bags and purses at home when they head to school. The School District announced Monday, ...



Nonprofit and high school to build five new Habitat for Humanity homes in Granger  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANGER, Wash. -- Members of the Granger High School marching band and drum line will participate in a special event Thursday celebrating five new Habitat ...



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 ...



Sunnyside man tapped to lead Granger schools  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Brian Hart of Sunnyside will lead Granger schools next year following the retirement of Superintendent Margarita Lopez.



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 ...



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.



Granger native is new Mabton athletic director  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

The Mabton Junior/Senior High School has a new athletic director.



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.



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.



Bail set at $25000 for suspected child molester  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Father accused of molesting teen daughter more than two years.



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.



Zillah wrestlers beat Granger, win SCAC West title  Yakima Herald-Republic

GRANGER — Isaac Vargas knows better than to focus on only one type of outcome. He's seen too much in his four years on the football fields and wrestling ...



A teen's death in Yakima County is making Franklin County warn drivers  Tri-City Herald

Fear of litigation moves Franklin County to upgrade an intersection near Basin City that's identical to a Yakima one where a Granger teen died in 2015.



Are you ready for your closeup? Extras needed for movie shooting in Toppenish on Saturday  Yakima Herald-Republic

TOPPENISH, Wash. — A Granger High School graduate filming a movie in the Yakima Valley is looking for extras to appear in the climactic scene of his ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



Granger chamber presents awards | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Photo by Jennie McGhan. Granger Chamber of Commerce award recipients, left to right, front row, Janie Cardenas, Andrea Guisinger, Pat Wise and Ariel ...



Rebuilding a program, one note at a time  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

When Sara Lawson came to the Granger School District two years ago to rebuild the high school music program, she really wasn't sure she could do it.



Marilyn Jean Rowland  Yakima Herald-Republic

Marilyn Jean Rowland, 81, of Zillah, passed away on July 4, 2018 at Astria Medical Center in Yakima after a brief illness.



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 ...



Extras wanted for feature film | Archives  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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.”



Ravet named Washington's Gatorade Player of the Year  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. - Less than a week after repeating as Class 2B state champions, Kittitas' boys basketball team got more good news on Thursday.



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, ...



Little Miss Granger candidates | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Cherry Festival raffle ticket sales will determine which of two candidates will claim the Miss Granger crown Saturday.



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) ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Two Lower Yakima Valley educators finalists for Eisenhower Principal  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

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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 ...



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.



Valley Sports Weekly: Oct. 21, 2018  Yakima Herald-Republic

Nob Hill Bowl. Monday Seniors—Men: Dan Fortenberry 663 (236, 202, 225), Norm England 645 (202, 216, 227), Dick Vetsch 626 (222, 231). Women: Sandy ...



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 ...



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.



Mabton girls advance to semifinal | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

The Mabton Vikings girls basketball team will face a familiar foe Friday night in the 2B District 5/6 semifinals.



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 —



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 ...



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 ...



Granger artist shows Spartan spirit | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

By now, some of you have heard the rave reviews of the new Granger High School gymnasium.



Nine lower valley girls learn rules of government  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Sunnyside, Grandview and Granger high school delegates learned what it takes to become statemen following a weeklong immersion into civic duty.



Girls' basketball: Tonasket girls finish in three-way tieDistrict play starts for 2B, 1A teams  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

BRAD SKIFF/SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE The Bridgeport High School girls' basketball team received the sportsmanship award for the Central Washington ...



Girls' basketball: Freeman slips past Omak girls, 50-40  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

JENNIE McGHAN/DAILY SUN NEWS Maret Miller of Brewster dribbles around Katie Labanauskas of Liberty Bell in District 5/6 play last week. By Al Camp.



Granger teen dies in fatal car crash  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

The 17-year-old boy who perished in last Friday's fatal car crash has been identified by the Granger School District as Angel Mendoza.



Miss Granger crowned | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

A new Miss Granger was crowned Saturday night at Roosevelt Elementary School.



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.



Easy acting gig for Grandview kids | Sunnyside Daily Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

Photo by Ted Escobar Grandview and Sunnyside High School band members became actors for a moment Saturday in the independent film “All Sorts,” ...



Boys' basketball: Omak powers to district title  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

JEREMY WILLIAMS/SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE The Omak High School boys' basketball claimed the District 6 championship with a 66-44 win over ...



Girls' basketball: Raiders foil league champion Bear  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

Omak, Okanogan to meet in 1A consolation game on Wednesday.



Legends Casino shares the wealth in annual grant presentation  Yakima Herald-Republic

TOPPENISH, Wash. — The Public Works Department can afford to replace its outdated sewer jetting and flushing truck — used to clear sewer lines and empty ...



Donald G. Helvie  The Daily World

Donald Gene Helvie, 57, Raymond High School Math teacher and resident of Grayland, Wash., died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at Grays Harbor Community ...



Boys' basketball: Okanogan to take on Omak in District 6 championship  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

BRAD SKIFF/SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE Liberty Bell's Owen Hevly (2) gets a finger on the basketball as Bridgeport's Gustavo Rivera (11) goes for a ...



Davis' Guerin, Kittitas' Ravet and Ellensburg baseball team and coach take top honors  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- On the same day when Cameron Guerin launched her postseason march to a Mat Classic four-peat with a 44-second pin, Brock Ravet scored ...



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 ...



Alexis Arciga | Miss Granger Candidate | Sunnyside Sun  Sunnyside Daily Sun News

An opportunity to represent the community rather than herself is the goal of this Miss Granger candidate.



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.



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 ...



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.



Cousins take the court for Columbia Basin College  Dailysunnews

PASCO - Nearly 25 years ago the King sisters ruled the basketball court for Bickleton and excelled in sports at the community college level.



School news, July 19, 2016 | EDUCATION  Yakima Herald-Republic

Scholarship. Serena Peterson of Selah was awarded a $2,000 Bill Wiley Opportunity scholarship from the College of Arts and Sciences at Washington State ...



Omak girls hang onto second place in CTL  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

Photo by Al Camp Ellie Alberts of Cashmere finds herself surrounded by Okanogan's Becca Hawley (40) and Jada Rasmussen (24). By Al Camp · As of Sunday ...



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.



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 ...



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.



High school football: Highland Rams 2016 preview  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the Highland Rams football team heading into the 2016 season.



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 ...



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 ...



Several Blood Drives Coming to NCW - NewsRadio 560 KPQ  KPQ

Before busy summer schedules set in, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to roll up a sleeve to help ensure a sufficient supply for patients in need.



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  Heavy.com

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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