We are all essential! I don’t need an executive order from any governor or state public health official to recognize my ability or anyone else’s to assist in helping others during this pandemic crisis.
I’ve been watching in horror at the empty grocery store aisles during the past couple of weeks, as our state — the so-called epicenter of COVID-19 — has gone from a very chill place to live to the nucleus of panicked over shoppers.
With the story I covered on a dog being killed due to aggressive behavior and the K-9 who was also shot (and, luckily, saved), I can’t help but worry about my own four-legged fur babies.
Walking back into Sunnyside after four years of studying overseas, I couldn’t help but have the stomach-knotting feeling of a new girl on her first day of high school.
Being invited as a guest speaker to Sun Valley Elementary School’s kindergarten student of the month assembly was an exciting honor – one that I will proudly remember as my rite of community passage, Tuesday morning, Jan 28.
At the best of times, Buddy, my infamous Yorkie, is a tough canine to take on a walk. On icy mornings, there is no way the little guy is stepping anywhere outside. If it is cold.
- Yakima Prosecutor's Office releases statement about justice system during the COVID-19 crisis; asks law enforcement to change operations and arrests
- Local COVID-19 testing centers open
- Power tools spark house blaze
- Luis Rivera Salgado
- Retired but not quite finished
- Toppenish Agri Beef employees seek answers in COVID-19 death
- City’s largest festival succumbs to COVID19
- Abandoned school building destroyed in early morning fire
- Larry Den Boer retires today
- School districts tackle feeding kids at home