48 min ago
Yakima attorney to face state Rep. Johnson as write-in candidate
State Rep. Norm Johnson will have an opponent in November's general election. The Secretary of State's Office says Yakima attorney Michael Scott Brumback received more than 3 percent of the vote in the Aug. 5 primary as a write-in candidate.
3 hrs ago
Judge: Yakima city council elections must change
A U.S. District Judge says the city of Yakima must change its city council elections to comply with the Voting Rights Act, finding that Latino residents do not have proper participation.
15 hrs ago
Spokane lab certified for marijuana testing
Anatek Labs, an environmental and industrial testing facility for over 20 years, has been certified as the first recreational marijuana testing lab in Spokane.
19 hrs ago
Sawyer House to no longer host weddings
Robert Huerd remembers how the Sawyer House looked when he first bought it five years ago.
19 hrs ago
Edibles making their way into pot stores; strict rules to protect kids
Something new on the legal pot front is making its way into stores. Food that contains the drug can be sold in retail stores.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Chesterley Park considered for potential new swimming pool site
Another site is being considered for a potential new swimming pool in Yakima. Chesterley Park is a possible spot.
Washington hops grower Haas also brews is own beers
Foam shoots from the lip of a freshly filled bottle of lager in the research brewery at John I. Haas.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier
In this June 1, 2014, file photo, visitors hike through the snow at the trails that start from Mount Rainier's Paradise Visitor Center.
Yakima community helps organization after equipment stolen
After we ran a story Tuesday night about landscaping equipment being stolen from a Yakima organization, people in the community have stepped in to make up for the losses.
Jim & Alan take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Let's just say Alan and I were glad Tuesday was a warm day in Yakima. We got soaked taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Yakima man convicted of child rape asks for new trial
A paralegal found guilty on 13 charges of child rape has a new hearing in September.
Yakima Police want to buy eight license plate readers
Yakima Police want to get license plate readers in their arsenal once again. The department had a couple, but they haven't worked for years.
Eastern Washington wildfires down but not out
In Kittitas County about 1,000 people continue to work at the Snag Canyon and South Cle Elum Ridge fires, which together burned more 21 square miles.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
State results show school performance across Yakima County
A new report card is out for schools across Yakima County. Most in the Yakima School District are considered under-performing.
The News Tribune
Washington hop-grower Haas also brews beers
"Ah yeah, look at that foam," says McDonald, the research brewer for the nation's largest hop supplier, which celebrated its 100th anniversary over the weekend.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Transit drivers across Washington compete in Yakima
Transit drivers across the state showed off their skills in Yakima Sunday. They were competing in the annual Washington State Public Transportation Rodeo.
List of priorities in Yakima drafted for next year
Yakima will be looking at a draft of state legislative and administrative priorities for next year.
Lack of project permits draws Yakima neighbors ire
About 4 feet deep, 40 feet wide and roughly 1,200 feet long, the hole dug by Borton Orchards is at the bottom of a steep hill and nearly reaches Turvey’s fence.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Apple farmers expecting record crops
This year's apple harvest is predicted to be a record breaker, but the big harvest has growers concerned about having enough workers to pick the apples.
Feds file brief against Yakima in ACLU voting district case
The brief was filed in response to a motion from the city of Yakima asking the judge to dismiss the case without a trial through summary judgment.