Know Your Neighbor: Rosie Saldaña, Tieton Arts and Humanities Artistic Director | Explore Yakima

Read in Spanish.Artist Rosie Saldaña connects people through her work as artistic director at Tieton Arts and Humanities. Saldaña’s great-grandparents immigrated to the United States from Mexico seeking opportunities for their families. After graduating from East Valley High School, Saldaña received a BA in Visual Arts in 2017 from Heritage University. Saldaña works in acrylics, … Read more

Yucaipa High grad stars in Netflix’s That’s Amor | Arts and entertainment

Love is in the air for Riley Dandy. The actress, who graduated from Yucaipa High School in 2011, is recently engaged and starring in a new rom-com that arrives on Netflix on Thursday, August 25. “The trailer is really fun,” Dendy said. “This is the first feature film I’ve ever been in as a lead.” … Read more

Tom Weiskopf, a major champion and golf course architect, has died Arts and entertainment

Tom Weiskopf’s golf prowess has gone beyond his 16 PGA Tour wins and his only major at Troon at the British Open. He was always candid, often open and unerringly accurate in the TV booth. He found even greater success designing golf courses. Weiskopf died Saturday at his home in Big Sky, Montana, at the … Read more

Tickets for Siletz Bay Music Festival | Arts and entertainment

Tickets for this year’s highly anticipated Siletz Bay Music Festival are now on sale. Lincoln City will host maestro Yakov (Yaki) Bergman and more than 50 world-class musicians during this year’s festival, which runs from September 2-11. The action kicks off with a recital and opening night gala reception on September 2, marking both the … Read more

Fazer Tenorio wants Yakima to understand that graffiti can be an art form | Explore Yakima

Art is subjective. No one’s definitions are the same. Ricky Tenorio does great wall art. Beyond graffiti letters, Fazer Tenorio – the name he goes by as a graffiti artist – creates art with flowers, birds and cartoon characters. His goal is to share his spray paint creations, build a collective for Yakima area graffiti … Read more

Music, food, sports, classic cars — there’s more to do this summer in the Yakima Valley | Explore Yakima

It’s the middle of July. Things are still heating up, but the back-to-school ads have already started popping up. Explore is here to remind you that there’s still a lot to do here, and even after school starts, summer won’t be over until September 22nd. Here are just a few things to do and see … Read more