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Woman overtaken by Yakima River, found deceased

WAPATO, Wash. — A woman who was swept away by the Yakima River Wednesday, Aug. 24, has been found deceased.   The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called out to the Wapato area of the Yakima River shortly…

Duck hunter drowns in Columbia River boating accident

PASCO, Wash. (AP) - A Kennewick father of two was identified as the victim of a weekend duck hunting accident in Pasco, Washington.The Tri-City Herald reports Frank Donangelo had just arrived on Indian Island with a friend shortly before 10:15 a.m. Saturday, the opening day of the duck hunting season.They were setting up on the Columbia River island near Sacajawea State Park when their boat began floating away.