51 min ago
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.
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5 hrs ago
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.
9 hrs ago
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Yakima County under state of emergency for extreme fire conditions
Fires continue to spring up all over our state, but mostly in Eastern Washington.
Deputies recommend charges for man who shot car prowl suspect
Yakima County sheriff's deputies have recommended an 18-year-old man be charged with assault after he shot a 17-year-old outside a house in Terrace Heights.
Yakima County bridge to be replaced
Yakima County will soon replace a bridge for nearly $1 million. It chose a construction company last night.
Car Prowl Shooting Charges Recommended
Yakima County Sheriff's investigators are recommending assault charges against an 18-year-old man who allegedly shot a car prowler in Terrace Heights on July 6th.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Arson most likely responsible for Naches Heights suspicious fires
An arsonist is on the loose in Naches Heights. The Naches Fire Chief believes someone intentionally set nine fires there.
Union Gap to get another pot store
Union Gap is about to get another pot store. This one, just down the street from Station 420.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Prosser to consider banning medical marijuana
Thursday, city officials in Prosser plan to review a proposal to effectively prohibit the production or distribution of medicinal pot.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Yakima County gets new, high-speed ballot sorting machine
A new machine at the Yakima County Auditor's Office will sort ballots at lightning speed.
Coroner: Wapato Man Was Shot in the Chest by Tribal Officer
The Yakima County Coroner says a bullet wound the chest caused the death of 42 year old Ira Arquette last Friday.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Falcon Force: a natural patrol against crop pests
Master Falconer Vah Alaverdian, of Falcon Force, lures male peregrine falcon Sitting Bull while he patrols one of the blueberry fields at Roy Farms in Moxee, Yakima County on July 10, 2014.
Local kids working to keep our roadsides clean
At 16 Alyssa Cuevas already knows the meaning of hard work. Five days a week she's out picking up trash on the side of our roads.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Yakima weighing pulling out of Valley-wide emergency services group
Yakima Valley's emergency response agency could lose its biggest member. Yakima is considering pulling out of the group.