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Sunnyside Science Teacher Named ESD 105 Teacher Of The Year

Joyce Stark, a science teacher from the Sunnyside School District has been named the Educational Service District 105 Regional Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016. Stark is a veteran science teacher in the district and an active leader in regional and national student science fair programs

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Virginia News Reporter and Cameraman Killed in Shooting During Live Broadcast

A Virginia TV reporter and her cameraman were killed earlier this morning in Moneta, Virginia following a shooting that took during a live broadcast on the WDBJ morning news program.

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Firefighters Hoping For Better Weather To Control Fires

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters in Washington state are keeping a wary eye on rising temperatures and winds that threaten to expand what's already the largest wildfire on record in the state.

The Okanogan fires grew by 2

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Memorial Service For Fallen Firefighters Sunday In Wenatchee

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — The memorial service for three firefighters who died while battling the Okanogan Complex of wildfires will be Sunday in Wenatchee.

Officials say the service will begin at 1 p

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Man Escapes From Custody While On Work Duty In Yakima

Yakima County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who escaped from community custody while outside the jail on work duty sometime between 7:30 and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Nineteen-year-old Daniel James Williams is a low-risk inmate who was last seen wearing a Yakima County jail jump suit

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Okanogan Fire Complex Grows Overnight But More Help On The Way

OKANOGAN, Wash. (AP) — Help is coming from Down Under to help fight the Okanogan Complex of wildfires, the largest in Washington history.

Sixteen of the Australian firefighters who have arrived in the United States to help battle Western blazes will be assigned to the Okanogan Complex

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Two Yakima Men Injured In Explosion Making Illegal Hash Oil

Yakima Police say two men are being treated at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle today after they were badly burned in a house fire early this morning in the 300 block of Maple street.

Authorities say the fire was started while the men were manufacturing hash oil

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Two Men Burned In Yakima House Fire

Two men were burned in a fire early Tuesday morning in the 300 block of Maple Street in Yakima.

Firefighters were called to the home just after midnight. When they arrived they were told someone was inside

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Yakima City Council Asks You To Help Firefighters If You Can

The Yakima City Council has put out a request for donations for the firefighters on the Okanogan Complex.  People can donate at two city of Yakima fire stations. For details see the council's news release below:
The Okanogan Complex of wildfires has earned the inauspicious distinction as the largest in Washington state history

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IndyCar Driver Justin Wilson Succumbs to Head Injury Suffered at Pocono

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson has died from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.

IndyCar made the announcement Monday night at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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