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  • Two cross country athletes show great sportsmanship

    A video going around social media is showcasing the true definition of good sportsmanship.

  • Senior Times Expo changes location

    KENNEWICK, WA-  Hundreds of senior citizens attended the Senior Times Expo at the Southridge Sports & Events Complex today. The bi-annual event was at this venue for the first time since the start of the expo in 2013. 

  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory partners with LanzaTech to help create new kind of fuel

    RICHLAND: Reducing our carbon footprint has been something that we have been striving to do for years. There there are many easy ways we can reduce our footprint, like choosing to drive less, planting a garden, or recycling. But- What about using pollution to actually fuel the way we get from point A to point B. The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory recently partnered with a Chicago-based biotech company to create a cleaner and more environmentally friendly fuel product. Lanza-T...

  • Residents evacuated after fire at Suncadia Lodge

    An early Monday morning fire caused residents to evacuate the Suncadia Lodge in Cle Elum.

  • DNR requests $55 Million to increase state wildfire budget

    The increase in money would be used to improve wildfire response and create healthier forests throughout the state.

  • 11 year old championship

    A Selah boy is making a name for himself in the racing world.

  • Business Spotlight: WILDJAY

    It's message- to empower women to be confident in their own skin.

  • 60-year-old found unconscious and seriously injured due to an assault

    YAKIMA, WA- At 7:35 a.m. a 911 call was placed from the 8500 block of State Route 410 outside of Naches. The caller reported finding an unconscious male who was intoxicated. Initially, the injuries to the male were believed to have been caused from a fall. Further investigation and medical examination indicated that the males’ serious injuries were more likely than not, caused by an assault. The 60-year-old male was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his inj...
  • Level III sex offender residence notification: Lonnie Joe Priester

    Lonnie Joe Priester is 37 years old, black, with black hair and brown eyes. He now lives in the 400th block of E. Q Street in Yakima, WA 98901.

  • Representative Dan Newhouse participates in health roundtable discussion

     Representative Dan Newhouse was in Toppenish today, where he participated in a roundtable with the Pacific Northwest University of  Health Sciences and Yakima Farm Workers Clinic.  

  • Wapato man sentenced to 25 years for 2017 fatal shooting

    A Wapato man will spend the next 25 years behind bars for a fatal shooting last year.

  • 4th Zintel Canyon fire sparks since August 30

    It's been a summer of fires in Kennewick's Zintel Canyon, and now residents are wondering what's starting them.

  • Italian restaurant Monterosso's has a haunting past

    RICHLAND, WA- Monterosso's is an Italian restaurant inside of a train car right her in the Tri-Cities. The restaurant has a little bit of a haunting past.  The train car was originally built in 1947, it traveled all the way from Minneapolis to the Tri-Cities where Judson and Betty Phillips turned it into a tailor shop. 

  • Hermiston resident discovers slime balls in his front yard

    HERMISTON: Imagine walking outside your house one morning and noticing random slime bubbles all over your yard. You have no idea what they are, if you can touch them, where they came from or if they're safe for your kids or animals to be around. One Hermiston resident had this exact experience last Sunday morning after Hermiston had just received an extended period of rainfall. "I had this one here, it was rather large," said Sean Zinkel. "It just kinda oozed out and ...
  • Yakima SWAT Unit Responds to hostage situation in Sunnyside

    The Yakima SWAT Unit responded to a hostage situation in Sunnyside Wednesday night.

  • #PositiveYakima: Yakima Humane Society

    With the help of dozens of volunteers, staff, and animal control YHS has helped saved over 5000 dogs in 2017 and as of this month they've already helped 3000 animals find homes. 

  • YFD educates the public for Fire Prevention Week

    Fire departments all over have come together to educate the public on how to prevent and escape a house fire as part of this years fire prevention week.

  • Wildcat Creek Bridge reopens

    Good news for those traveling over the Wildcat Creek Bridge, construction is just about done.

  • North Star Cancer Center hangs 'bra-chandelier'

    A bra chandelier has 350 bras hanging from it, representing 350 women who get diagnosed with breast cancer in the Yakima Valley each year. 

  • October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Each year about 1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. In Yakima, nearly 350 women get diagnosed each year with a form of breast cancer.

  • Rattlesnake Ridge: The latest updates on October 9, 2018

    It's been 'all eyes' on Rattlesnake Ridge in Union Gap for months. 

  • Over 500 8th graders participate in ultimate energy experience

    KENNEWICK: Sending out a text takes little thought for most of us, let alone thoughts about where the energy to send it, comes from. Today hundreds of 8th graders found out the answer to that. Several middle school students around the area bussed over 500 8th graders for the 3rd annual "STEM Energy Experience" at the REACH Interpretive Center. This is a time where students get to learn all about where the energy that's fueling their text messages being sent through comes f...
  • Car fire spreads to home

    Overnight, the Yakima Fire Department responded to a car fire that spread to an extension of a house nearby.

  • YWCA provides Local Domestic Violence Resources

    Nearly 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 males are victims of severe physical violence by a partner in their lifetime. Locally in Yakima, YPD responds to over 10 domestic violence calls a day. 

  • Fatal shooting under investigation in Yakima; suspect on the run

    Yakima Police have released the name of the man who was shot and killed last Friday near 15th Street and Burwell Street. Police say he is Gerardo Camacho-Rodriguez, 21 from Union Gap. Officers are still looking for the suspect involved, but do not believe it is gang related.

  • Sheriff's have identified the dead body they found in Toppenish

    Yakima County Sheriff's have gathered new information on the dead body they found in Toppenish.

  • Yakima house destroyed after a fire

    A house was destroyed during a fire early Sunday morning.  

  • Yakima Police investigating after man is shot in leg

    Yakima Police are investigating after a man was shot in the leg around 11 p.m. Sunday night. 

  • House catches fire, causes two floors to collapse

    YAKIMA, WA- A house goes up in flames, completely destroying it on Sunday morning.  The Yakima Fire Department responded to a home on Hiltop Way around 1:50 a.m. to find it completely up in flames.  Deputy Fire Chief Patrick Reid said that due to the fire taking over the entire structure, fire crews could only attack the flames from the outside. 31 firefighters from Selah, West Valley, and Yakima responded. While YFD was fighting the fire the first and second floors o...
  • Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):    6:20 p.m.    Brett Kavanaugh has taken the oaths of office to become the 114th Supreme Court justice, just a couple of hours after the Senate voted 50-48 to confirm him.    The quick swearing in enables Kavanaugh to begin work immediately in advance of arguments at the court Tuesday in two cases involving prison sentences for repeat offenders.    The court sa...
  • SWX High School Football - Game of the Week Scores 10-5-18

    SWX Game of the Week Scores 10-5-18

  • Yakima education association reaches new agreement with

    Teachers in the Yakima school district can now breathe a sigh of relief.  

  • Long delays expected this weekend on I-90 westbound near Cle Elum

    Drivers traveling westbound on Interstate 90 near Cle Elum this weekend are highly encouraged to use alternate routes in order to avoid long delays and congestion.

  • Scammers send out graphic images using What's App

    PASCO: In a digital age there are many platforms out there that allow you to connect and chat with your friends and family- even if they live across the world. "What's App'' is just one of those apps that let's you chat with anyone by sending text messages, pictures, short videos and even your location. Typically apps like these are supposed to connect family and friends together, but one Pasco resident fell victim to a graphic scam using this app Pasco PD shared a face book ...

  • Bill's Berry Farm pumpkin festival returns

    Complete with fun for the whole family with u-pick apples, a pumpkin patch, 6-acre corn maze, squeeze your own apple cider station and so much more.  

  • Local sexual assault response hotlines aren't seeing an increase in calls

    Since the Me Too movement an increase in women have come out and started sharing their own stories.

  • NAMI Yakima opens new Family to Family Class

    One in five adults in Washington have a mental illness. The Family-to-Family class is a peer to peer program that strives to help families dealing with mental illnesses. 

  • YCSO deputy and YPD negotiator talk down man on Fred Redmon Bridge

    An hour before noon on Wednesday, a YCSO deputy and a YPD negotiator successfully managed to talk down a 61-year-old man who was posed to jump off the Fred Redmon Bridge in Yakima. 

  • West Valley School District incorporates blended learning

    A combination of traditional teaching methods with the use of technology, blended learning is a way to enhance student's learning with the use of Google Chrome Books.

  • Why it's important kids learn to cook?

    When parents think of a good education usually math, science and language arts pop into their heads, but let's not forget nutrition.  

  • This Friday kicks off Yakima's "Windows Alive!" installment

    Empty storefronts in Downtown Yakima will come alive again on Friday, October 5 when the talents of local artists are put on public display for the latest “Windows Alive!” installment.

  • New streetlight upgrades for smaller Yakima Valley cities

    Smaller cities throughout the Yakima Valley will be getting streetlight upgrades in the next few months with the help of Pacific Power. 

  • No major injuries in I-90 crash near Cle Elum Monday night

    There were no major injuries from a crash involving 5 semi's and 3 cars on Interstate 90 near Cle Elum Sunday night.

  • How does USMCA impact local dairy companies and fruit growers?

    President Trump is one step closer towards replacing NAFTA.

  • Graffiti problem in Yakima

     If you live in Yakima you know there has been a graffiti problem for many years. 

  • Yakima Police investigating an early morning drive-by shooting

    Yakima Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that sent one man to the hospital early Monday morning.

  • Pearl Jam announces $1.3M donation to help end homelessness in Washington including Yakima and Walla Walla counties

    SEATTLE (AP) - A month after holding two-sold out concerts in Seattle to raise money to combat homelessness, Pearl Jam has announced that some of the money will go toward ensuring no young people have to live outside. The Seattle Times reports the $1.3 million initiative was announced Thursday at YouthCare's Orion Center for homeless youth. It was the first major donation the band has awarded since the Home Shows concerts in August. About $1.2 million will go toward a Seattle and K...
  • Body found buried in Gleed barn in June identified

    45-year-old Randy Shea Gardener was arrested on Thursday, June 14 for the death of an unidentified dead person buried in a barn.

  • Latest in the Kavanaugh testimony and local responses

    WASHINGTON: A hearing that's captivated the country with eyes glued to televisions, to phones - all watching the hearing on Capitol Hill as Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Doctor Christine Blasey Ford both tell the world their sides of the story.  Inside - it's a more muted atmosphere than most major hearings. The room is smaller and there are fewer cameras. Dr. Ford asked that they try to minimize the circus around this - even as it played out on a worldwide stage. ...
  • New technology helping with collision investigations

    The Washington State Patrol (WSP) is able to get a birds eye view with the help of some new equipment.

  • Hanford workers testing remote tool to remove waste from building 324

    HANFORD: Workers at a mock-up facility are testing equipment to remove waste from a highly radioactive area in the 324 building. The 324 building has been sitting for the last 8 years and that's because during a 2010 demolition project, workers discovered waste inside the building's 'B Cell." The building has been left standing for the last years until workers could find a way to safely remove the waste inside the soil underneath the B Cell. In 2017, Hanford workers came up w...
  • 4th annual Chalk Art Festival in downtown Yakima

    For the fourth straight year, the Downtown Association of Yakima will host Chalk Art Festival in the heart of Downtown Yakima, with this year’s theme being 'Superheroes.' 

  • Construction update for I-90 on Snoqualmie Pass

    Driving to Seattle on I-90 through Snoqualmie pass can be a struggle, with construction every where, lanes being closed and even animals coming down on to the road. 

  • Early flu prevention

    The key to not getting the flu this year, getting your flu shot starting now. Local health officials are hoping for a better flu season this year as flu season begins in a little over a month.

  • Military vehicle drives off cliff, four injured

    KITTITAS COUNTY, WA-  A military exercise early Saturday morning sent four men to the hospital after their Stryker went over a 25 foot cliff.  Washington State Patrol said the military vehicle was headed along the south side of I-90 around 4:30 a.m. on a dirt road. The driver, 22-year-old Chance Kennen, didn't see the cliff up ahead and ended up going over. The Stryker landed on its front, facing the ground with its wheels against the cliff. Kennen was taken Harb...
  • SWX High School Football - Game of the Week Scores 9-21-18

    SWX Game of the Week Scores 9-21-18

  • Smart house at the Central Washington State Fair

    If don't have any plans for the weekend yet, there's no need to worry, the Central Washington State Fair has started. 

  • Parent-to-Parent Academy looks forward to second successful year, YSD says

    Washington Middle School is offering a four-week Parent-to-Parent Academy for a second consecutive year. 

  • #Metoo movement sparks changes for local businesses

    KENNEWICK: The #metro movement spread virally in October 2017 as a hashtag used on social media -- hashtag me too. The movement is bringing awareness to sexual assault and harassment cases -- especially in the workplace It led to many High-Profile cases that have been making headlines for months, and that's encouraged even more people to come forward with their own stories. Every week it seems as though there's a new case to report on, so now -- there seems to be some changes with h...
  • Healthier choices for children

    Yakima, WA - With busy live styles our diet can be something we often forget about. 

  • CDC says nasal spray is back for this year's flu season

    WASHINGTON: It's barely pumpkin latte season and already signs are up advertising *flu* shots! One vaccine that's been off the market for a couple years is back this year. Two years ago the nasal spray vaccine was taken off the market because the Center for Disease Control said it was no longer effective for that particular flu season. For those who tend to get a little needle frantic, the CDC now says this year's nasal spray vaccine should be effective for this year's flu strain. I...
  • 'Evening of Hope' sheds light on homelessness & addiction in Yakima

    Yakima's Union Gospel Mission kicks off their annual Evening of Hope event with homelessness and addiction in the spotlight. 

  • What are the dangers of electronic devices?

    Nowadays, just about everyone has a cell phone, laptop or a tablet and that includes children.  

  • Kennewick para educators rally for higher wages

    KENNEWICK: Educators across Washington Sate have been rallying for higher wages for a while now. Some districts have come to a decision, but others are still in the negotiation stage  Today Kennewick para educators, cashiers and licensed nurse practitioners rally outside the Kennewick administration building for their third bargaining session this summer. Para Educators we talked with today say paras are really the first-responders to the teachers, therefore, it's important t...
  • Benton-Franklin Health District hosts youth suicide prevention summit

    KENNEWICK: it's a sad reality, but in the last year the Tri-Cities community has lost 25 people to suicide. Local health experts are trying to get a handle on this problem. 12 of those 25 people who died from suicide were kids and young adults between the ages of 10 and 24. That's why a room full of medical clinicians, local organizations and school nurses join together to talk suicide prevention at a summit Tuesday morning. Local health experts we talked to say young people commi...
  • BREAKING: Yakima Police arrest a man after brief standoff at a house

    Yakima police have arrested a man who refused to come out of a house. Police say he surrendered around 8:00 a.m. Tuesday.

  • Yakima police chief is let go

    Yakima's police chief has been fired.

  • Two arrested and several other suspects still at large from burglary in Toppenish

    TOPPENISH, WA- Yakima County Sheriff's Deputies are still searching for suspects who broke into a home on Saturday morning.  Around 10:30 a.m. the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a burglary in progress in the 1200 block of East McDonald Road, just outside the City of Toppenish. The home owner had interrupted the suspect(s) and observed them flee out his home into an agricultural area. A Yakima County Sheriff’s Office Deputy arrived within minutes of...
  • 4th fatal collision from stop sign ignorance; YCSO deputies investigating

    One person is dead after a two-vehicle collision Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Independence Road and Scoon Road. 

  • Suspect wanted for attempted homicide detained

    Police have detained Devon Lowe, who had a warrant out for his arrest for attempted homicide in Kittias County. 

  • Airport Simulation

    This Saturday the Yakima Air Terminal McAllister Field will be holding a full scale exercise simulating a plane crash. 

  • Myriad Genetics helps patients find their depression medication faster

    WASHINGTON: Mental health is talked about a lot these days. In fact, one in five people in the U.S are clinically depressed. Now a national company is working to help people get better, faster- and it's called "Myriad Genetic Response." When a patient first approaches their primary care doctor with depression, they're usually prescribed a medication based on medical history, symptoms or family history. However, usually there's a trial and error period. Each each drug can ...

  • Local impact of U.S.-Mexico trade Agreement

     President Trump announced this past August a new preliminary agreement between the U.S. and Mexico called the United States Mexico Trade Agreement. The agreement still needs to be approved by congress but here locally Mexico is one of Washington's top markets for apples and pears

  • NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday host comes to Yakima

    A well known journalist spoke at the Yakima Capitol Theater.

  • Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field to host full-scale crash exercise

    Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field will be the site of a full-scale exercise from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm this coming Saturday, September 15.

  • Healthcare Provider Summit for breastfeeding education

    The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is hosting a Healthcare Provider Summit on Breastfeeding Setbacks. 

  • 43-year-old Cle Elum woman arrested for 6 counts of child rape

    A Kittitas County Sheriff's deputy's investigation of a disabled vehicle Saturday morning led to the arrest of 43-year-old Cle Elum resident for sexual assault. 

  • Yakima Police urging school zone safety

    With school being back in session several crosswalks are back to being busy. 

  • End of summer AC maintenance

     As summer is winding down, there's a few things to keep in mind when it comes to maintaining your HVAC units and heating systems. 

  • Men cited for firing rifles near firefighters

    A newspaper in another country posted an article saying two Australian firefighters helping with the Miriam Fire were, "chased and shot at."

  • Veterans remembering 9/11

    Sunnyside veterans gathered to recognize victims who died during September 11.

  • Family of eight survives without a father

    The Canales family remains strong even though a family member is still missing.

  • Fires started by lightning cause level 2 evacuations

    CLE ELUM, WA- The lightening storm that passed through Kittitas County Friday evening started two fires on U.S. Forest Service lands near Blewett Pass. Approximately 25 acres are burning to the east of Forest Road 9714 and 5-10 acres are burning to the west of Forest Road 9714. Level 2 evacuations are underway for homes 0.5 miles north of the fire.  The Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office continues to work closely with a mobilized Type 3 Incident Management Team that ha...
  • Friday lightening strike keeps Kittitas firefighters busy through the weekend

    KITTITAS COUNTY: It's been an all hands on deck weekend for Kittitas firefighters. The lightening storm that passed through Kittitas County Friday evening started two fires near Blewett Pass. Saturday evening, the Type 3 Incident Management Team set up at the Kittitas Valley Event Center in Ellensburg for both the Iron East and Iron West burning near Blewett pass. The East fire is currently about 20 acres and the West fire is about 5 acres. Sunday morning nearly 170 firefighters wer...

  • Evacuations lifted for fire burning near Glade Creek

    GLADE CREEK: As of 11 a.m Sunday morning, evacuations have been lifted for the Glade Creek fire burning South of Mabton.  The 3,000 acre fire started Friday evening threatening homes, crops and infrastructure. It has since burned into Benton and KIlickitat Counties. The fire originally called for level 1 evacuations to take place and for state mobilization, who were called in early Saturday morning. Mobilization specialists from the fire protection bureau have ordered three wi...

  • Search continues for hit and run suspect near sagehill road

    FRANKLIN COUNTY: The Franklin County Sheriff Office is still looking for a hit and run suspect from Saturday morning. This all happened around 5 a.m Saturday near Sagehill Rd. and Eagle Rd. The driver of the black car was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Meanwhile, the suspect driving a silver Nissan Altima got out of his car, into an unknown vehicle and then left the scene. The suspect driver is described as a shorter Hispanic male in his 50s. At the time he wa...
  • Whooshh's Salmon Cannon at 2018 River Fest

    KENNEWICK, WA-The River Festival 2018 was held Saturday at Columbia Park. There were tons of kids and families enjoying all the activities and events. The River Festival is a fun educational event that promoted the benefits of the rivers and the hydro-systems.   The festival showcases all the different benefits and uses of our rivers including power generation through dams and how river based water makes our economy possible.  Kids has the chance to participate in recreati...

  • Search for missing Yakima woman with special needs called off

    Yakima Police are searching for a missing 22-year-old woman. Police say Natalie Grace Dearinger was last seen Thursday morning in the driveway of her family home off 72nd and Spokane Street.

  • Operation Thank You & PNW Bush Packers golf tournament for military members

    PASCO: It's no doubt that the Tri-Cities is made up of many veterans, so today PNW Bush Packers hit the green in partnership with "Operation Thank You" to raise money for our troops overseas. Operation Thank You is made up of veterans, parents, wives, children and family members of military members whose goal is to support and show respect to our troops. All proceeds raised at today's golf tournament will help fund nearly 1,000 care packages. One or...
  • Man shot and killed in early morning shooting in Yakima

    Fatal shooting investigation underway in Yakima, Police looking for suspects.

  • FBI seeks information regarding death of 53-year-old man in Wapato

    The FBI is seeking information regarding the death of a 53-year-old man in Wapato.

  • Level III sex offender residence notification: Ramon Garcia

    Ramon Garcia is 40 years old, Hispanic, with black hair and brown eyes. His new residence is in the 300th block of N 9th Street in Yakima, WA 98901.

  • Two tiny homes built in Terrace Heights for homeless families

    Two tiny homes have been unveiled in Terrace Heights for homeless families. 

  • Wapato mayor reselected; City Administrator position added

    A new face will be taking over the mayor's position in Wapato. Juan Orozco is no longer Wapato's mayor. 

  • 95-year-old WWII vet receives recognition

    A 95-year-old World War II veteran received the proper recognition for the time he served. 

  • Gas prices noticeably increasing

    Have you noticed a change in how much you're paying at the gas station? 

  • Two dead in motorhome crash on I-90 outside of Ellensburg

    ELLENSBURG, WA-  Two people are dead following a rollover crash on I-90 Monday. It happened around 3:30 p.m. near milepost 110, just outside of Ellensburg. Washington State Patrol Troopers said a 61-year-old woman died at the scene and a 6-year-old girl later died at the hospital.  The motorhome was heading westbound on I-90 when it lost control and went through a guard rail and into Wilson Creek.   Nine people were inside the motorhome, six child...

  • Wapato School District and teachers reach tentative contract agreement

    The remaining open houses for the Wapato School District, including this Friday's High School freshman orientation, have been canceled.

  • Two in custody after man shoots at deputy in Toppenish

    TOPPENISH, WA- Two men are is custody after a shooing in Toppenish Sunday. The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call in the 200 block of Robbins Rd, Toppenish. The incident quickly escalated to a verbal altercation with the involved parties. The deputy arrived and started to investigate the call and calm the situation. While conducting the investigation an unknown subject(s) discharged 8-10 shots from an unknown firearm in the direction of the investigating de...
  • Hometown Proud and Fun: Ellensburg

    Our Hometown Proud and Fun segment has allowed us to show you a number of towns' unique and fun locations in our areas around the Tri-Cities as well as Yakima. 

  • Hometown Proud and Fun: Selah

    For our second-to-last week of our Hometown Proud and Fun segment, we were offered plenty of places in Selah to check out! 

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  • Local headstone designer strives to give back

    Local headstone designer strives to give back

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-10-17 14:02:57 GMT

     For Cemetery Tim, his passion for meeting people and giving back is what's led him to donate 111 headstones to families in need.

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     For Cemetery Tim, his passion for meeting people and giving back is what's led him to donate 111 headstones to families in need.

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  • YPD Officer will not be charged in alleged use of force incident

    YPD Officer will not be charged in alleged use of force incident

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-10-09 18:27:47 GMT

    Prosecuting Attorney Joseph A. Brusic announced on Tuesday, October 9 that the Yakima Police officer involved in the use of force incident at the Yakima County Fairgrounds will not be charged.

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    Prosecuting Attorney Joseph A. Brusic announced on Tuesday, October 9 that the Yakima Police officer involved in the use of force incident at the Yakima County Fairgrounds will not be charged.

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  • Business Spotlight: Merry Maids

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 8:13 AM EDT2018-10-02 12:13:58 GMT

     Not only does the cleaning services pride itself on cleaning houses, but building strong relationships with its customers and employees. 

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     Not only does the cleaning services pride itself on cleaning houses, but building strong relationships with its customers and employees. 

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  • Selah Aquatic Center construction begins

    Wednesday, September 26 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-09-26 14:07:17 GMT

     The new pool will be replacing the Selah Dolphins pool at Wixson Park which had been in Selah for many years.

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     The new pool will be replacing the Selah Dolphins pool at Wixson Park which had been in Selah for many years.

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  • Perry Tech takes part in Student Voter Registration Challenge

    Perry Tech takes part in Student Voter Registration Challenge

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-09-25 11:22:53 GMT

    The goal of the challenge is to register as many students as possible before the election...

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    The goal of the challenge is to register as many students as possible before the election...

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  • Business Spotlight: Vida Health Bar

    Business Spotlight: Vida Health Bar

    Thursday, September 20 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-09-20 14:47:25 GMT

    Three millennials with a vision of a healthier community have opened up one of Yakima's only health bars. 

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    Three millennials with a vision of a healthier community have opened up one of Yakima's only health bars. 

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  • WATCH LIVE at 6 p.m.: Town hall event with McMorris Rodgers, Brown

    WATCH LIVE at 6 p.m.: Town hall event with McMorris Rodgers, Brown

    Wednesday, September 19 2018 7:34 PM EDT2018-09-19 23:34:07 GMT

    Wednesday night KHQ and the Spokesman Review will host a town hall candidate forum with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top ranking female GOP member in the house, and her democratic rival, former state Sen. Lisa Brown.  

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    Wednesday night KHQ and the Spokesman Review will host a town hall candidate forum with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top ranking female GOP member in the house, and her democratic rival, former state Sen. Lisa Brown.  

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  • Toppenish four car pileup sends 6 people to the hospital

    Toppenish four car pileup sends 6 people to the hospital

    Sunday, September 9 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-09-09 18:35:29 GMT

    TOPPENISH: A four car pile-up sends six people to the hospital Saturday night near Toppenish. The four car accident happened near Highway 97 off of Fort Rd. just West of Toppenish around 9 p.m. Five people were taken to the Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital with injuries. We called to get an update on their conditions, and four of which have since been released and one is said to be in fair condition. The sixth person was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with serious in...

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    TOPPENISH: A four car pile-up sends six people to the hospital Saturday night near Toppenish. The four car accident happened near Highway 97 off of Fort Rd. just West of Toppenish around 9 p.m. Five people were taken to the Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital with injuries. We called to get an update on their conditions, and four of which have since been released and one is said to be in fair condition. The sixth person was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with serious in...

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  • California man arrested for vehicular homicide in Yakima County

    California man arrested for vehicular homicide in Yakima County

    Sunday, September 9 2018 12:51 AM EDT2018-09-09 04:51:01 GMT

    YAKIMA: A California man was arrested for vehicular homicide earlier this morning near the intersection of Mountaineer Road and Old Prosser Road. Yakima County Sheriff say  23-year-old Carlos Alcala-Sanchez was arrested for vehicular homicide around 7 a.m Saturday morning. The victim, 59-year old Macario Clara-Guevara of Prosser died at the scene. Officers say the suspect is believed to have been drinking at the time of the incident.   The investigation is ongoing. Washin...

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    YAKIMA: A California man was arrested for vehicular homicide earlier this morning near the intersection of Mountaineer Road and Old Prosser Road. Yakima County Sheriff say  23-year-old Carlos Alcala-Sanchez was arrested for vehicular homicide around 7 a.m Saturday morning. The victim, 59-year old Macario Clara-Guevara of Prosser died at the scene. Officers say the suspect is believed to have been drinking at the time of the incident.   The investigation is ongoing. Washin...

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  • Benton County First District #1 dispatched for Bofer Canyon Fire

    Benton County First District #1 dispatched for Bofer Canyon Fire

    Saturday, September 8 2018 3:19 PM EDT2018-09-08 19:19:44 GMT

    KENNEWICK: Firefighters are responding to a fire off of I-82 and Bofer Canyon Rd. that originally started as a burnout operation. Benton County Fire District #1 say the fire jumped the fire line around 9:30 a.m this morning, calling for multiple fire crews to respond. As of 10:33 a.m this morning 2 strike teams were ordered to put the dozer line down and to do burnout operations. The fire is burning the hillside and no homes appear to be nearby. No word yet...

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    KENNEWICK: Firefighters are responding to a fire off of I-82 and Bofer Canyon Rd. that originally started as a burnout operation. Benton County Fire District #1 say the fire jumped the fire line around 9:30 a.m this morning, calling for multiple fire crews to respond. As of 10:33 a.m this morning 2 strike teams were ordered to put the dozer line down and to do burnout operations. The fire is burning the hillside and no homes appear to be nearby. No word yet...

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