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  1. Body found in car in Yakima RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The body of a 51-year-old man was found in the back seat of a car in the Yakima River in central Washington. Thea Yakima Herald-Republic reports that the Kittitas County Coroner's Office identified the man as Joseph Langdon.


  2. Washington wildfire grows rapidly near YakimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A large wildfire is burning amid the grass and sagebrush of the military's Yakima Training Center in Washington state. Fire spokesman Rick Acosta says the fire is being driven by winds through steep, rugged terrain.


  3. 3 wildfires burning nearly 78 square miles in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The fire, burning 15 miles south of East Wenatchee, jumped from 16 square miles on Wednesday to 59.3 square miles on Thursday. Meanwhile, a fire burning near Yakima, Washington, has prompted the mandatory evacuation of about 20 homes, with the occupants of another 100 homes told to be ready to leave at any minute.


  4. Possible leak found at Washington nuclear siteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Authorities at Washington state's Hanford nuclear waste site are investigating a possible leak after discovering radioactive material on a worker's clothing. The discovery follows an incident two weeks earlier in which a site tunnel collapsed, sparking fears of radiation exposure. 3 comments

  5. Dangerous criminals escape from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Two dangerous criminals are on the run after escaping the Yakima County Correctional Center Tuesday morning. They were transferred from Kootenai County Jail because of historic overcrowding.


  6. Body found in Yakima River ID'd as missing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Officials have identified a body found in the Yakima River in southern Washington as a 25-year-old man who had been missing for several months. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports Skyler Pourier's body was found Sunday.


  7. Donation could speed removal of aging Nelson DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Nelson Dam on the Naches River has hampered salmon trying to migrate upstream for nearly a century, while preventing tons of sediment from being carried downstream where it's needed. Yakima County is moving closer to getting both fish and sediment to the right places.


  8. Authorities: 1 dead in Yakima shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Law enforcement officials in southern Washington say one man is dead after a shooting in Yakima County. The Yakima County Sheriff's Office released few details on Saturday, but said in a prepared statement that the office was called just after 2 a.m. Saturday by a man who said his friend had been shot.


  9. Kittitas County officials approve solar farm projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Kittitas County officials have given a controversial solar farm approval to move forward. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that on Monday the Kittitas County Hearings Examiner ruled against an appeal from neighbors of the planned 4.5 megawatt farm who had argued that the installation could cause significant environmental impacts.


  10. Search suspended for missing Pacific Crest Trail hikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Kittitas County authorities have suspended a search for a Pacific Crest Trail hiker who was last seen nearly a month ago. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that the sheriff's office says search teams have covered sections of the trail that run through Kittitas County between Yakima, King and Chelan counties but have found no sign of 34-year-old Kris Fowler.


  11. Yakima man arrested in connection to man shot in parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the death of a man who was shot in a Yakima parking lot. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that 51-year-old John Barret was shot Sunday in downtown Yakima, the suspect fled the scene but was arrested nearby shortly after the shooting.


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