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Top Ten Back To School Tech Products
Back to school in 2016 means heading back to Best Buy or some other tech shop to purchase the latest electronics and accessories.  With some much of future employment tied to tech, it only makes sense. So just what will your student be asking you to buy for them...
Worried About Bullying? Yakima School District Can Help
School starts Aug. 31 in the largest district in the valley, and while many kids are getting excited, others are apprehensive because they're concerned about being bullied.
But last year the district started a bullying task force and created a number of different ways to deal with the problem, both i…
Scholarship Opportunities Available From La Salle High School
A private Christian education is a luxury many families wish for their children but can’t afford.  Now a grant from the De La Salle Christian Brothers based in Napa, California will make the dream possible for some future students of Yakima’s La Salle High School…
Central Washington University President Gets New Contract
ELLENSBURG (AP) — The president of Central Washington University has a new five-year contract.
The university says its trustees last week unanimously approved a contract for James L. Gaudino through July 31, 2021. They also gave him his first merit-pay increase since he was appointed in 2009...
Yakima County Republican Party To Host G.O.P. (Grand Old Picnic)
The Yakima County Republicans will host a Grand Old Picnic on Wednesday, August 10th,  from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Spring Creek Homestead, 3213 South Tacoma Street, Union Gap.
GOP candidates as well as nonpartisan judicial candidates who emerge from the Primary and move on to the General Election will…
High Court Sets Sept. 7 Hearing on Education Funding Case
OLYMPIA (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has ordered a court hearing for Sept. 7 in order to get an update on the state's progress toward fulfilling its constitutional requirement to properly fund basic education.
In a four-page order issued Thursday, the court notes that the 2017 legis…
Hey College Kid, Are You A Felon – Check Yes Or No?
The latest in the ongoing liberal saga of “change the language/change the world”, comes from the Obama justice department where the directive is to drop the words “felon or criminal” in favor of the more genteel and less pejorative phrase of &l…

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