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Just Joel's school fundraiser goes beyond $25k

KENNEWICK, Wash. --- "Beats by Joel" has now raised over $25,000 with less than 400 donors to buy local students headphones who are having to distance learn because of the virus. Just Joel's owner Joel Watson started the fundraiser just…

Home of the Hops: A look into a Yakima farming tradition

It's no secret that the Yakima valley produces a very large number of hops. Roughly 75% of the nation's hops are grown, harvested, shipped, and in some cases, brewed here in the Pacific Northwest.

Decorated combat veteran who shot Osama bin Laden speaks in Yakima

Decorated combat veteran Rob O'Neill recounted what it was like to be part of the team that shot and killed Osama bin Laden. He shared his story on the 18th anniversary of 9/11 at a packed town hall event at Capitol Theatre.

Ritzville community comes together for farmer with stage IV cancer

What started as a spot on his back in February has spread to his bones. Melanoma has staked its claim on Larry's skeletal system, cracking his ribs and hip, making the hard work that comes with harvest nearly impossible -- until his town rallied together to make sure the cancer didn't claim his land, too.

The ultimate fixer-upper: Spokane couple buys, renovates drug house

It's a story that sounds like it's straight out of HGTV: a couple finds a run-down house, buys the lot for cheap, fixes it up, then passes it along to another family. That's exactly what happened this year in North Spokane, but to say Kathy and Phil Hale had their work cut out for them is an understatement.