District 5 was dispatched to a reported commercial structure fire, an abandoned school building. On arrival of the first in units they found a two story brick building that was roughly 50% involved.

 

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Washington State Department of Health (DOH), and the Yakima Health District announced today that a former Yakima hospital will be used to help support the state’s COVID-19 response.

 

 

his individual has served the sentence imposed on them by the courts. HE/SHE IS NOT WANTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AT THIS TIME. THIS NOTIFICATION IS NOT INTENDED TO INCREASE FEAR; RATHER IT IS OUR BELIEF THAT AN INFORMED PUBLIC IS A SAFER PUBLIC.

 

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PORTLAND,OR-Fred Meyer today announced that it will provide all hourly frontline grocery, supply chain, manufacturing, pharmacy and call center associates with a Hero Bonus –a $2 premium above their standard base rate of pay, applied to hours worked March 29 through April 18.

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Message from Yakima School District: We wish we could staff every school every day, but we must run our food distribution operations in a manner that keeps everyone, including our food services team, safe. We appreciate your compassion, cooperation, and support.

 

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Minado Buffet, a Yakima restaurant located at 501 North 1st Street in the former Black Angus building, was vandalized early Saturday morning.

 

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The Yakima Fire Department (YFD) responded to seven fires in a span of just over six hours, from about 9:30 pm Monday, March 30th, through 3:40 am Tuesday, March 31st.

 

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The Yakima Health District is investigating COVID-19 outbreaks in three longterm care facilities. These facilities are: Good Samaritan, Prestige Care & Rehabilitation - Parkside and Toppenish Nursing and Rehab Center- Prestige Care

 

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This individual has served the sentence imposed on them by the courts. HE/SHE IS NOT WANTED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AT THIS TIME. THIS NOTIFICATION IS NOT INTENDED TO INCREASE FEAR; RATHER IT IS OUR BELIEF THAT AN INFORMED PUBLIC IS A SAFER PUBLIC.

 

TOKYO, JAPAN - The International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee announced that the new dates for the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be July 23-August 8, 2021. It was also announced that the Paralympics will be held August 24-September 5, 2021.

Yakima Sheriff's Deputies had to rescue a dog that fell into the Roza Canal in Selah and say it is a good reminder of the dangers of area irrigation canals. Sunday morning the owners of the dog woke up to find their dog Bowie was missing. They found Bowie swimming in the Roza Canal in East Selah north of the East Selah Ridge.

 

Gov. Jay Inslee issued clarification on construction in which he significantly narrowed the original order which allowed for “housing construction.” His new order does allow for continued construction, under limited circumstances.

 

 

US Marshals Violent Offender Task Force, Yakima County Sheriff’s Office, Yakama Nation Tribal Police and Yakima County Fire District 5 responded to the 3100 block of S. Wapato Rd in Yakima County where the last escaped inmate Fernando Castaneda-Sandoval was located hiding in a residence.

 

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