9 hrs ago
Deputies: Surplus military equipment helpful to agency
Military-style equipment in the hands of local police agencies. The issue has come to the forefront after this week's violence in Missouri.
14 hrs ago
Red Apple Motel murder suspect to start trial
A murder trial will begin in just a few weeks for a killing at the Red Apple Motel last year.
20 hrs ago
Sex offender working at Pacific County Fair arrested
A sex offender working at the Pacific County Fair was arrested Wednesday after the Pacific County Sheriff's Office discovered he was wanted for investigation of failing to register as a sex offender in Yakima County.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Panel votes on limiting free meals for lawmakers
Lawmakers would be able to accept just 12 free meals from lobbyists each year under a plan from a legislative ethics panel.
Deputies investigating reported drive-by shooting south of Toppenish
YAKIMA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE -- At approx. 3:45-4:00 PM on 8/18/14 a 24 year old male Toppenish area resident was walking eastbound on Larue Rd near the intersection of Casey Rd when a small dark, possibly four door, vehicle drove by him.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Clerk candidate Matheny investigated over claims of accessing opponents' records
An investigation is widening to look into more claims against a woman running for county office.
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 Modesto Bee
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
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.
Yakima County clerk candidate disciplined
Sarah Matheny is a Yakima Municipal Court clerk. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports she admitted using her access to an internal court system database to check the driving record of opponent Steve Driscoll.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Invasive trees being treated in West Valley
An invasive tree species called the crack willow is causing problems in West Valley.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Child molestation suspect lived in Wapato
YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. -- KIMA is learning more about the 70-year-old man accused of molesting girls in Eastern Washington.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Emergency Preparation Table Top Discussion for Yakima Fair
Yakima county officials and county fair organizers gathered today for a table top discussion - to go over a potential disaster at the fair Yakima County officials and county fair organizers gathered today for a table top discussion - to go over a potential disaster at the fair.
Tuesday storm causes damage
Tuesday night's storm caused some damage throughout Yakima County, especially for one home in Selah.
Child molestation suspect may have victims in Yakima County
Kennewick Police responded to 7322 W. Bonnie Place on 27 July 2014 for a child molestation investigation.
Urgent need for volunteer firefighters in Lower Valley
There's a desperate need for volunteer firefighters in the Lower Valley. An elderly woman didn't survive the fire that destroyed her White Swan home a couple weeks ago.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Local crews return from Snag Canyon Fire
Firefighters from Yakima County have been helping the effort to control the Snag Canyon Fire.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Sheriff Press Release - Vehicle Pursuit of Stolen Car
On 07-24-2014 at about 0110 hours a Yakima County Sheriff's Deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on a 1997 Honda Accord for a traffic violation that took place at 18th Street and East Viola in Yakima.
Burn ban declared in Yakima County
A Stage 1 Burn Ban has been declared by the YRCAA Air Pollution Control Officer for both the Upper and Lower Yakima County areas until further notice.