Stories tagged: Yakima County
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 12:46 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
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.
Mon., June 10, 2019
Jamie Muffett continues his battle to grow cannabis in unincorporated Yakima County.
Mon., April 22, 2019, 8:37 a.m.
After complaints about dropping them off in a parking lot, a top Yakima County corrections official said King County prisoners being released from the North Front Street jail will be …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 12:12 p.m.
Yakima County Sheriff Bob Udell has joined the ranks of law enforcement officers who say they will not enforce the new Washington gun control initiative that places stiff requirements on …
Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Yakima County authorities on Wednesday took their first step in enforcing a ban on marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas of the county by filing a court action seeking to shut …
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 11:25 p.m.
A Washington State Patrol trooper was involved in a shootout Monday night in Grandview in Yakima County.
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Rios was booked into the Yakima County jail on suspicion of hit-and-run property damage, driving with a suspended license and concealing a weapon without a permit, all misdemeanor charges. He …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
If for some reason you were thinking of having unprotected sex in Yakima, public health officials wish to remind you: Don’t.
Tue., June 6, 2017, 11:07 a.m.
A Granger man suspected of killing his wife and dismembering her body before burning it was ordered held Monday at the Yakima County jail in lieu of a $1 million …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
An inmate found unresponsive in his cell at the Yakima County Jail later died of a brain aneurism.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
The season of giving became personal for Andrew Rosas when he left his overnight shift at Shari’s Restaurant early this morning.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
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.
Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 12:14 p.m.
As authorities step up the prosecution of gang members, the Yakima County jail is using segregation techniques to keep inmates safe in jail.
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
Authorities say a hunter has found human remains in Central Washington north of Naches.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 1:31 p.m.
The director of a Yakima County farm says several dogs attacked and killed five of the farm’s petting zoo animals.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 3:38 p.m.
One man is dead and an officer is recovering from injuries following a police shooting in Wapato.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
A wildfire burning toward the Hanford nuclear reservation scorched about 110 square miles of grassland Monday as it spread from Yakima County into Benton County.
Fri., May 13, 2016, 1:41 p.m.
State investigators are looking into the access of Yakima County computers
Thu., Aug. 26, 2010, 2:46 p.m.
A man has been arrested for investigation of the death of a 2-year-old boy in Sunnyside.