Marianne Ophardt

Marianne Ophardt

Garden Tips: Winter burn showing up on local evergreens

Have you been noticing brown leaves and needles on some evergreens in area landscapes? Many of these are located where they could not possibly be victims of the injury caused by deicing salts that we discussed several weeks ago. The likely cause of the brown leaves and needles on these evergreens, particularly on boxwood, holly, cherry laurel, rhododendron and evergreen euonymus, is winter burn.

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Richland's Susan Schmieman remembers her son, Marine Sgt. Dietrich Schmieman

The Hanford High graduate was one of 16 people to die in a military plane crash earlier this month in Mississippi. His parents, Eric and Susan Schmieman, are preparing for his funeral on August 12.
Bob Brawdy Tri-City Herald
Richland's Susan Schmieman remembers her son, Marine Sgt. Dietrich Schmieman 0:38

Richland's Susan Schmieman remembers her son, Marine Sgt. Dietrich Schmieman

Quintero brothers maintain self defense claim, enter reduced pleas in Pasco killing 1:38

Quintero brothers maintain self defense claim, enter reduced pleas in Pasco killing

Fire destroys more than 20 boats in Texas marina 0:55

Fire destroys more than 20 boats in Texas marina

Car smashes fence, hits Pasco house 0:55

Car smashes fence, hits Pasco house