Author: Eugene Buenaventura

Perry Tech will allow educators to carry guns

YAKIMA, WA -- Perry Technical Institute will begin arming its staff members. School officials say the decision is intended to create a safe environment for students and employees. A number of volunteer staff members have received 40 hours of firearm…

Perry Tech introduces Construction Program

YAKIMA, WA -- Perry Technical Institute is slated to begin a new program this fall. The construction program will train and prepare students for work in the construction industry. Perry Tech is introducing the year-long program as demand for skilled…

Husband and wife selected for Ted Robertson Award

YAKIMA, WA -- A husband and wife are selected as this year's Ted Robertson Community Service Award winners. Steve and Anne Caffery were selected by the Grater Yakima Chamber of Commerce for services they've provided to the community individually and…

2016 Crystal Apple Award winners announced

YAKIMA, WA -- The Yakima School District announces its top educators for 2016. Five educators are receiving the Crystal Apple Award in recognition for their work and dedication to their schools. In addition, each recipient will be receiving a $1,000…

Growers trying to keep pace with asparagus harvest

ZILLAH, WA -- It's a heatwave, blanketing the Yakima Valley. While the temperature continues to climb, so do the stalks of asparagus, thriving in it."We've been cutting for about just over two weeks now," said ProFarm grower Shane Stonemetz.Stonemetz's workers…

E. Coli discovered in Mabton water supply

MABTON, WA -- Mabton is a small town with a big problem. The water isn't safe to drink -- city officials confirm E. Coli was found in the Artz-Fox Elementary School's water supply over the weekend."We can't [drink] Water, we…

Wapato students NASA-bound

WAPATO, WA -- A group of Wapato High School students are packing their bags and heading to Houston, TX. Students are going to NASA as part of the HUNCH program.-- it allows students from all over the country to work…