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Carl and Mickie Yeates

Kurtis J. Wood

Carl and Mickie Yeates will celebrate their 60th harvest this year in Quincy.

Tenacity and a little love grow success on Yeates family farm

It’s plain old-fashioned tenacity that’s been the ingredient for his success, says local grower Carl Yeates.

Alex McGregor to be celebrated as 2014 Honorary Farmer

To hear Alex McGregor talk about the future of agriculture is inspiring.


Jacks answer questions in loss

The Jackrabbits football team took a loss on Friday night against Cascade 20-14, but game adjustments give coach Stephen Wallace a positive outlook for the rest of the season.

Soccer holds off Chelan

A new head coach and a return to the Central Washington Athletic Conference highlights the start of the 2014 girls soccer season.


Interviewing local growers has been a privilege

I like people.

Letter to the Editor: Are we friends yet?

To the Editor:


Aging bus fleet to be replaced over time

An aging fleet of buses that have logged high miles means the Quincy School District needs to spend some money from the general fund to replace buses, said the district’s transportation supervisor on Tuesday.

Booster of the Year: Kathy Knodell

athy Knodell was named Quincy Booster of the Year by the Quincy Boosters Club.

Our Neighbor

For local man, it's all about John Deere

Jim Buys loves green, whether it’s the green of the fields surrounding the home he shares with his wife, Minnie, or the green of the John Deere tractor he just finished fixing up in time for the Farmer-Consumer Awareness Day parade.

Hamming it up in the show ring

To call Blaine Lee a little dedicated would be like saying a pig kind of likes mud.