Freak snow cancels school in Washington town
BICKLETON, Wash. - A freak snowstorm in May gave students a surprise day off on Wednesday in the Cascades town of Bickleton.
Mon May 13, 2013
Truck crashes into Terrace Heights home; 1 hurt
A man was injured late Monday afternoon when he drove his truck into a Terrace Heights home on the 300 Block of Wendt Road, authorities said.
Prepare for a Jack Bauer Power Hour: '24' is coming back
Jack Bauer is coming back. Fox executives said Monday that its drama "24" is returning next May for a limited run that will stretch into the summer.
Life or death? Jury deciding fate of prison guard's killer
The same jury that convicted a Monroe Reformatory inmate of aggravated murder for strangling a prison guard starts work Monday in Everett on the penalty stage of the trial to determine whether Byron Scherf will be executed.
Fri May 10, 2013
Deputies: SUV stuck in Yakima River was stolen
Deputies said the SUV floating in the Yakima River near Wapato was stolen and either driven or pushed into the water.
Shoplifter breaks bottle over Spokane clerk's head
A woman trying to shoplift a bottle of wine in Spokane smashed it over the head of Hillyard Grocery employee Jason Hill Thursday evening when he confronted her going out the door.
Thu May 09, 2013
Granger man dead after truck lands in Moxee canal
Troopers say 63-year-old Isidro Romero was driving his Dodge Ram pickup on a dirt driveway about 3 miles north of Moxee, on the 9500 block of Mieras Road.
Wed May 08, 2013
Changes to Sunnyside's website
Residents who pay their utility bill online will need to create an Xpress Bill Pay account.
Tue May 07, 2013
Yakima Foursquare Church expands into East Valley
An East Valley commercial building that's been vacant for years will soon be home to a church.
Autopsy: Selah baby crushed, death ruled a homicide
The coroner ruled the death of a 23-month-old baby suspicious. Yakima County Coroner Jack Hawkins completed the autopsy Tuesday morning.
Wash. man gets $1,103 speeding ticket in Oregon
A Washington state man has a hefty speeding ticket to pay after getting clocked at 130 mph on his new motorcycle in central Oregon.
Mon May 06, 2013
Fire destroys White Swan home
Nobody was hurt when fire destroyed a White Swan home this weekend. Firefighters responded to the 300 block of North Wildwood Road to find smoke billowing out of the home.
Sun May 05, 2013
Celebration of Monsignor John Ecker
It was a noteworthy day for the Monsignor of Yakima. It was his 80th birthday, 55th year as an ordained priest, and 25th year as a pastor at Saint Paul Cathedral.
Yakima police: A 16 year old shot in the stomach
On 05-05-13 at approximately 0335 hrs, Yakima Police received a report of a gunshot victim at 1st Street and Nob Hill.
Sat May 04, 2013
NATO: 5 Americans killed in southern Afghanistan
An official with the U.S.-led international military coalition says the five troops killed by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan were all Americans.
Fri May 03, 2013
Point Defiance Zoo welcomes new clouded leopard cub
Staff at the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium welcomed a new resident Wednesday morning when an endangered clouded leopard gave birth to a healthy cub.
A fallen soldier returns home
The body of Army Captain Aaron Blanchard is heading back home to Yakima. Police and the Patriot Guard plan to escort his body across town at 3:30 Friday afternoon.
Thu May 02, 2013
Selah can dig out of $4 million debt with new real estate offer
The city finally has an offer on a commercial lot it's been trying to unload for years.
Wed May 01, 2013
Grandview plans to have students use computers in schools
The Grandview School District has plans for every student to use a computer in school within the next three years.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Murder suspect extradited from Mexico pleads not guilty
A man extradited from Mexico to Yakima County accused of murder pleaded not guilty Tuesday afternoon.