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The man who already pleaded guilty to the murder of a pot shop employee in Cheney has now been sentenced to life in prison for killing another man on the Yakama Indian Reservation.
The Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation has received $414,000 of state grant money for habitat restoration projects to aid with recovery efforts for steelhead trout.
John Cagle, 59, was among those slain early Saturday at a property in White Swan, a remote unincorporated area at the center of the Yakama Indian Reservation that has a reputation for property crime and drug-related violence.
In the days since their brother was killed, Karen Overacker and Sharon Keeth said they heard a lot of conflicting stories about how it happened.
Two men are accused of killing five people, stealing a vehicle and holding a gun to a child’s head on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Central Washington.
The Supreme Court sided with the Yakama Nation over Washington state Tuesday, ruling that the
A case questioning whether a fuel retailer from the Yakama Nation is subject to the state gas tax will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 30, according to the court’s calendar.
Fearing that a tribal burial and cultural site will be desecrated by a proposed mining expansion on Yakima Ridge, the Yakama Nation is seeking a court order halting the project until a thorough cultural assessment is completed.
A Yakima County sheriff’s sergeant who hit a 13-year-old boy in a Harrah-area field with his vehicle has returned to duty.
A federal judge has temporarily blocked Klickitat County from shutting down fireworks stands operating on tribal land in the county.
The nation’s highest court has agreed to consider whether Yakama gas station owners are exempt from state gas taxes on the reservation.
Life changed for thousands of Native Americans in Central Washington 162 years ago Friday.
The Washington state Supreme Court says members of the Yakama Nation can have wholesale fuel delivered to the reservation without being taxed by the state.
The Yakama Nation is opening a 200-room hotel at its Legends Casino near the town of Toppenish. The Yakima Herald-Republic says the hotel opens to the public on Saturday.
The Ancient One is going home. One of the oldest and most complete skeletons found in North America will be given back to American Indian tribes in Washington state for reburial.
A federal appeals court says the Yakama Indian Nation can’t sue to block collection of a federal tax on tobacco products made by a company on the reservation.
The Yakama Nation and other Columbia Basin tribes praised the passage of a bill in Congress on Saturday that will return their ancestor, known as Kennewick Man, to the tribes so that they can rebury him in the manner their people have followed “since time immemorial.”
An Oregon county has tentatively denied Union Pacific Railroad’s plan to add a second mainline track along the Columbia River Gorge where an oil-train derailed in June.
Yakama tribal members are helping build tiny houses for those who have been living at a homeless encampment on the reservation.
A Washington appeals court has upheld felony unlawful hunting convictions for a Kittitas County landowner and the Yakama Nation hunter who shot several elk on her property.