The Wapato High School Robotics and Engineering Club will host its ninth annual teriyaki feed fundraiser Saturday at Wapato High School from 4 to 8 p.m. Tickets cost $12.
The Yakama Nation will allow the Wahluke School District in Mattawa to continue the use of the Wahluke Warrior image for the time being. The district has until January 2023 to develop a memorandum of understanding with the Yakama Nation to ensure the use of the image remains respectful.
The role of deputy superintendent is new for ESD 105, an agency that supports 25 public school districts and other state-approved schools in South Central Washington, including the 15 public school districts in Yakima County.
Heritage University professor Winona Wynn is among the speakers at Wednesday’s Rural Library Summit, an event put on by the Rural Library Network.
Heritage University will construct a new building for its Early Learning Center with more room for Lower Valley children.
A program that helps low-income and first generation students navigate the college admission process has strong ties in the Lower Yakima Valley. ETS works with the Mt. Adams, Toppenish and Wapato school districts.
During Thursday’s international Zoom meeting, Yakima's Michelle Flores was the only student from the United States in attendance. She talked about Yakima, American Thanksgiving and gave part of her presentation in Spanish to share that aspect of her culture.
A shelter in the works by Rod’s House will house the first beds to be officially licensed for overnight emergency use for minors experiencing homelessness in Yakima.
COVID case and hospitalizations are trending down in Yakima County, though patient numbers remain high at Yakima Valley Memorial. That's likely related a backlog of care during this fall's surge. The hospital welcomed 35 nurses and five nursing assistants from FEMA earlier this month.
An artist's rendering shows plans for the front of the emergency youth shelter Rod's House is planning to build in Yakima.