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1 hr ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Hop farm worker killed in Toppenish accident

The Yakima County sheriff's office says 22-year-old David Alonso Gonzalez-Rebolledo was pulling an empty 25-foot flatbed trailer with a small tractor Sunday when he hit a parked vehicle.

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Related Topix: Toppenish, WA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

KIMA

Worker killed in Lower Valley tractor accident

YAKIMA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE -- On August 31, 2014 at approximately 1440 hours Deputies from the Yakima County Sheriff's Office and personnel from Yakima County Fire District 5 were sent to the 700 block of Hop Rd, Toppenish WA regarding an industrial accident.

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Related Topix: Toppenish, WA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Columbian

It's a race after all in 14th District

Michael Scott Brumback, left, picked up enough votes in a write-in campaign to challenge incumbent Rep. Norm Johnson in the general election for the 14th District seat.

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Related Topix: Yakima, WA, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Skamania County, WA, Klickitat County, WA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KIMA

Latest test scores have mixed results in Yakima County

Test scores came out to show how students are doing in the core areas of reading and Math.

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Related Topix: Yakima, WA, Education Etc., Selah, WA, Sunnyside, WA

KIMA

One person dead in rollover accident

A teenager from Toppenish has died after a single car crash in Yakima County Tuesday evening.

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Related Topix: Toppenish, WA, Wapato, WA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KIMA

YCSO looking for Outlook drive-by killer

Yakima County deputies are looking for a killer behind a drive-by shooting last night in Outlook.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Outlook, WA, Yakima, WA

KIMA

Yakima plans to fire clerk accused of inappropriately accessing records

A Yakima Municipal Court clerk accused of using her position to access the records of her opponents in the race for Yakima County Clerk may be fired.

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Related Topix: Yakima, WA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KIMA

Hiker rescued on Mt. Adams

A hiker on Mount Adams is safe after a 15 hour rescue yesterday by the Yakima County Sheriff's search and rescue volunteers.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KIMA

Funeral director opening new business in trouble with state

Cindy Figueroa is opening a new funeral home in Yakima. She already has a location in Kent.

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Related Topix: Yakima, WA

KIMA

Fire burns wine production facility near Sunnyside

YAKIMA COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT 5 NEWS RELEASE -- Yakima County Fire District 5 responded to a fire early Sunday morning at 2300 Holmason Road.

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Related Topix: Sunnyside, WA

Beverly Hills Eccentric

Small actions can reduce wildfire risks

This combination of photos shows a house on a hillside near Cle Elum, Wash., surrounded by wildfire flames on Aug. 14, 2012, top, and afterwards on Aug. 15, 2012, bottom.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Cle Elum, WA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KIMA

USDA designates Yakima County as primary natural disaster area

Sharleen and Jim Hubbard raise beef cattle. This year's business has been tough.

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Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Life, Beef, Food, Meat

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Fair worker who is registered sex offender arrested in Washington

SOUTH BEND, Wash. Another fair worker has been arrested, this one a registered sex offender set to work at the Pacific County Fair in Washington.

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Related Topix: South Bend, WA, Pacific County, WA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KIMA

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.

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Related Topix: Riot

KIMA

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.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Toppenish, WA, Mattawa, WA

KOMO News

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.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Seattle Times

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.

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Related Topix: Thurston County, WA, Lacey, WA

KIMA

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.

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Related Topix: Toppenish, WA, Violent Crime

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KIMA

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.

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Related Topix: Selah, WA, Mattawa, WA

KIMA

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.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Yakima, WA, Sunnyside, WA, Wapato, WA

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