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6 hrs ago | Seattle Times
By the time my winter-numbed brain turns to trout fishing in the spring, the Yakima River is usually blown out by spring runoff, which means waiting until things dry out a bit later in the year.
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7 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
Seven environmental groups sued BNSF last summer, alleging it violated federal law by allowing coal dust, coal chunks and other pollutants to spill into protected waterways from open-top railcars.
17 hrs ago | KNDO
A woman accused of taking a pickup truck with two small children inside from a Federal Way parking lot has been charged with kidnapping and car theft.
21 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Salvador Mendoza Jr. of Kennewick was nominated to replace Lonny Suko , a federal judge in Yakima who went on senior status last year.
Three years ago, Dolores Lara was stopped by Yakima police on suspicion of DUI, jailed and turned over to immigration authorities, who deported him to his native Mexico.
A teen who says her father taught her how to play basketball attended his funeral and helped lead her Chehalis, Wash., high school team to a prep girls' basketball state championship - all in the same day.
KIMA is tracking how many kids are skipping school across the Yakima Valley. We learned thousands are ditching class.
A truck plowed into a sub shop on Nob Hill Boulevard this morning, sending bricks flying.
Last week a Soldier died at the Army's Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington; he has been identified by the military as Master Sgt.
Ballard High School soprano Julia Quandt, tenor Elijah Kirk, altos Alia Collins-Friedrichs and Aisha Carpenter and violinist Tara Snevoll were among the music students from across Washington state selected to participate in the 2014 WMEA/WIAA All-State performing groups.
Girls returning home to a University of Washington sorority house early Friday discovered a man in one of the rooms.
The unnamed Soldier died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound according to Jack Hawkins, coroner for Yakima County, Yakima Wash.
Cranbrook's Bisset Singers, who have been members of the festival for six years, were invited to host the festival in 2014.
They were called "ashes to go." Saint Timothy's Episcopal Church made stops to busy spots around Yakima Wednesday, offering prayers and ashes for Ash Wednesday.