10/29/15 Heritage gets USDA water quality grant, Daily Sun News
TOPPENISH — As ongoing drought and nitrate pollution continue to be major concerns for the agricultural water supply in the western United States, Heritage University has been awarded a $270,000 federal USDA grant to study new techniques to promote conservation and improve water quality in central Washington.
9/13/2015 - Race: We need to take the conversation further
A poll and a discussion suggest race is a scary topic when we don’t know enough to have a productive conversation. Washington residents say race relations in their communities are good, but they’re less positive about relations nationally.
9/11/2015 - Race and justice form strikes a chord locally
A Yakima forum on race and justice drew a large crowd and elicited emotional tales of discrimination as panelists and audience members sought answers to what many see as the country’s growing crisis of confidence in law enforcement.
3/18/2015 - State Supreme Court weighs paid breaks for piece-rate workers
Though they casually ate lunch with students and entertained questions from the public, the nine black-robed justices of the Washington Supreme Court did nothing Tuesday to tip their hand about how they might rule in a contentious labor case that could drastically change the way Central Washington’s fruit growers pay employees.