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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.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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.
One person dead in rollover accident
A teenager from Toppenish has died after a single car crash in Yakima County Tuesday evening.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
YCSO looking for Outlook drive-by killer
Yakima County deputies are looking for a killer behind a drive-by shooting last night in Outlook.
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.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
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.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
USDA designates Yakima County as primary natural disaster area
Sharleen and Jim Hubbard raise beef cattle. This year's business has been tough.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
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.
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.