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Wild horses in crisis on range

U.S. Highway 97 winds south from Toppenish through a vast, lonely landscape, mile upon mile of sagebrush rangeland within the Yakama Indian Reservation.

Sparks Already Flying in 2014

Local photographer and all-around-good-guy Frank Cone marked the new year by getting artsy with some burning steel wool.

Best of Reader Scrapbook 2013

Photos of cute kids and pets have long been a staple of the weekly Your News page that publishes Wednesdays in the newspaper’s B section.

Marin Ryles’ musical dreams are coming true

Not many high school juniors can say that they are selling their music on iTunes and living their musical dreams. Junior Marin Ryles is an exception. “I’ve always been performing,” Ryles said of her already blossoming career.

Slowly poisoning our minds Plague of reality TV shows wastes our time, fills our heads with air

In recent years, reality television has seen a spike in popularity due to the frightening capability of the media to immerse viewers. Whether it be about antiques, surviving in the wild, or busting myths, this conglomeration of all different subjects has found its way onto everyone’s television. This fairly new and seemingly unlimited source of entertainment has revealed a new level of absurdity in the media.

CWU scientists explore Antarctic ice

ELLENSBURG — The thousands of feet of ice that cover most of the Antarctic continent present a challenge for geologists hoping to study what lies beneath, but two Central Washington University scientists have built their careers on doing just that.

Second SamScramble promises new inspiration for a new year

EPHRATA — Is there someone in your life who faces the obstacles and challenges of cancer or other life-threatening illnesses? Honor them by joining us for the second annual SamScramble, a healthy and inspirational way to begin the New Year.

The strength to inspire

It didn’t take long for Barb May to realize what she had to do when a genetic test showed it was almost certain she would develop breast cancer during her lifetime.