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Former ‘Chris Squire’ Remembers Chris Squire — With Gratitude

To quote the line from the Beatles "A Day in the Life" -- "I read the news today, oh boy."

Sunday, I woke up to the news that a person who was a part of my musical food group and was a part of a select group of bassists who took playing bass to a new and higher level, had passed

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New York Yankees v Seattle Mariners

Mariners’ Lloyd McClendon Throws a Major Tirade That Would Make ‘Sweet Lou’ Proud

It started like any other baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and New York Yankees. We don't like the Yankees and New York doesn't really care. (Plus, if you've been watching the past two games, the umpiring been questionable

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Research Funding For Specialty Crops; Trans Pacific Partnership Talks Continues

Secretary Vilsack announced Tuesday more than 66.5-million dollars in funding for research and extension activities for specialty crops and organic agriculture through the Specialty Crop Research Initiative and Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative. The projects fu

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High School State Basketball Madness Rolls On

Yakima Valley teams are still in the thick of the WIAA Hardwood Classic, which continues Friday in the Tacoma Dome, Spokane Arena and our own Yakima Valley SunDome.

Yesterday's First Round winners, who still can become state champion, include:
Davis (Boys-4A), Zillah (Boys-1A), Ellensburg (Girls-2A), Zillah (Girls-1A), White Swan (Girls-2B), Sunnyside Christian (Girls-1B)

Here's today's schedule:

1B Girls
– Sunnyside Christian vs. Republic - 3:45 p.m.
2B Girls – White Swan vs. Okanogan - 3:45 p.m.; Mabton vs. Toutle Lake — 2 p.m.
1A Boys

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It’s Going to Be Maddening; High School Basketball Teams Battle of State Championships

It is the start of High School March Madness. Here is a reminder what is in store for you with our local high school teams as they are on the quest of a state championship. It all starts Thursday!
WIAA Hardwood Classic - The stage is set!
Yakima Valley teams are featured -
Here is the lowdown:
1B Girls - - Sunnyside Christian v

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Bells Take 4-1 Win in First Game of WCL Playoffs Against Pippins

For a while Tuesday night, it seemed the central Washington weather would rule the day.

Wind, rain and warnings of severe thunder and lightning threatened to put a damper on game one of the West Coast League playoff series between the East Division champion Yakima Valley Pippins and West Division-winning Bellingham Bells

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