Grandview school gives feedback to Common Core field testing
It's the standard schools in Washington state will implement next school year. The Common Core standards.
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Union Gap extending key street to attract more business
More development is coming to Union Gap. Plans call for extending a key street. The hope is to bring more business and boost the local economy.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Business tax seminar Tuesday in Sunnyside
RCDC Business Resources and Training Center and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Yakima County are offering a business tax educational seminar for new small businesses or businesses that need a refresher on federal reporting requirements.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Second Candidate Announced for 14th District Seat
A Yakima businessman announces his bid this for the soon to be open 14th District Legislative seat in the state house.
Yakima police react to year's 3rd deadly officer-involved shooting
We now know who was involved in the officer-involved shooting over the weekend. Rolando Villanueva was shot to death Saturday night during a police chase along Interstate 82. KIMA learned Villanueva mentioned in the past the idea of a "suicide by cop."
County giving funds to Yakima for mill site redevelopment
Yakima County will invest $1.8 million to help the city of Yakima redevelop the old mill site.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Sex Offender Notification
The Yakima County Sheriff's Office is notifying the public about a sex offender now living on the 1100 block of Cherry Avenue in Yakima .
Sat Apr 12, 2014
KEPR CBS 19
Yakima judge denies request for information on Level 1 sex offenders
A Yakima County judge denied a Mesa woman's request for information on Level 1 sex offenders in Yakima County.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Lessons from 2009 Naches slide in Yakima Valley
The Oso landslide isn't the only slide in recent years in Washington. People living in Yakima County have also dealt with long detours because of wiped out roads after a 2009 landslide.
Officials: No big impacts locally from 911 outage
Officials at Yakima County's 911 call center said the Thursday morning's statewide 911 outage didn't hit too hard locally.
State troopers handing out fewer tickets for car seat violations
More parents seem to be protecting their most precious cargo in Yakima County. Troopers aren't catching as many child safety violations - down by more than half.
Losing Patience, and Patients, With Medicaid
Sonya Lott hadn't seen a doctor for at least 10 years when she signed up for Washington State's Medicaid program in January and got a checkup at a community clinic in Yakima, 140 miles southeast of Seattle.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
KEPR CBS 19
Widespread 911 outage in Washington
There is currently a 9-1-1 outage that emergency officials say is widespread, possibly affecting the entire state of Washington.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
200-acre Mabton fire left to burn out
The fire started about 6 p.m. Tuesday in the 19000 block of Highway 22 after a controlled burn spread, jumping across the Yakima River and onto land managed by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, according to Yakima Fire District 5. About 50 firefighters were able to bring the fire under control by midnight.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Yakima River Basin water supply near normal
The water supply in the Yakima River Basin should be adequate for senior and junior water rights for the coming irrigation season, according to the April forecast by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
30+ teens cited for alcohol at West Valley party
More than 30 teenagers have been cited for alcohol-related offenses after an early morning party over the weekend in West Valley.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Grandview home destroyed by fire
The home owned by Gregory Marple was a complete loss, officials said. The value of the loss is estimated at about $440,000.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Yakima County administrator: roughly 60-70% of graffiti done by kids
Getting rid of graffiti in the Yakima Valley. It's a goal that seems elusive. Part of the battle involves knowing who's behind it.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Injured snowmobiler rescued near Little Naches River
YAKIMA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE -- Yakima County Search & Rescue & Upper Valley Fire Dept.'
Sun Mar 30, 2014
KEPR CBS 19
Prosser man involved in fatal Yakima County crash
A 22-year-old Sunnyside woman was killed in a rollover crash about 2:40 a.m. Sunday on a road about two miles west of Grandview.