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Grandview entrepreneurs to get a boost with new business incubator
Local business owners in Grandview are about to get a boost. The port district plans to set up an incubator.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
More delays for permanent homeless shelter
Kathi Bonlender owns the Sub Shop in Downtown Yakima. She doesn't think a permanent homeless shelter near downtown would hurt her business.
Three Burglary Suspects Arrested
Yakima County Sheriff deputies responded just after 8 AM to a burglarly that had been interrupted by home owners on the 3900 block of Commonwealth Drive.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Firefighters & deputies join forces to catch arsonist
Leftovers of a fire. Derrick Nordberg is relieved his house and property was spared.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
White Swan fire destroys home, injures three
An electrical problem behind a couch is to blame for a fire that destroyed a home in White Swan Tuesday morning and injured three people.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Two Yakima County Deputies awarded Medal of Valor
A pair of Yakima County Deputies were awarded the Medal of Valor. This is given when a deputy goes above and beyond in a life-saving situation.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Guest: The havoc of competing for jail contracts
COMPETITION and the profit motive is the foundation of the American economy, but should it drive the delivery of sensitive government services such as adult detention? For decades, detention policy was pretty simple: Counties operated jails, felons went to county jails, and cities contracted with counties to house their misdemeanants.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Gonorrhea cases surge in Yakima County
It's not a topic people want to talk about, but gonorrhea infections are surging in Yakima County.
Yakima County highway projects not getting as much funding
Highway projects in Yakima County aren't getting as much funding as they used to.
Authorities seizing more heroin
YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. -- Authorities are seeing more heroin in Yakima County. The rising cost of pain pills has people turning from that addiction, to heroin.
Suspect Crashes Stolen Car During Pursuit
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Stolen car parts on the rise
Yakima was proud to boast a drop in stolen cars, but now the number of people stealing car parts is on the rise.
Yakima, Kittitas Counties see lower jobless rate in June
The unemployment rate fell last month in Yakima and Kittitas Counties. The state Employment Security Department put Yakima County's jobless rate at 6.2 percent in June.
Veterans Town Hall Meeting Wednesday in Yakima
Yakima County: The Governor's Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee will be holding a Veterans Town Hall on Wednesday, July 23 from 10:00 am noon at VFW Post 379, 118 S. 5th Avenue in Yakima, WA.
Private forest lands closing due to fire danger
Eight private timber companies in Skamania, Klickitat and three other counties will be closing their forest lands to public entry beginning Saturday due to fire danger.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Local firefighters sent to wildfires in the state
KIMA made some phone calls Sunday and found out local crews from Yakima County are being sent to the hotspots here in the state.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
3 to compete for Benton County assessor in Aug. 5 primary
Three Republicans are vying to be the next Benton County assessor, but voters can choose only two in the Aug. 5 primary to advance to the general election.
AppleSox sweep aside division-leading Pippins
They beat the West Coast League East division-leading Yakima Valley Pippins for the third straight time Saturday, 4-2 at Yakima County Stadium.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Our Voice: 4th Congressional District: Dan Newhouse top choice
With a dozen candidates vying for the 4th Congressional District seat, voters have a difficult task narrowing the field and casting a single vote in the primary.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Deputies want criminal charges brought against a car prowl victim
KIMA is learning more about why deputies want criminal charges brought against a car prowl victim.