Stories tagged: Yakima
Fri., July 19, 2019, 6 a.m.
Cowiche Creek is a good place to start when it comes to salmon and steelhead success stories in the Yakima Basin.
Mon., June 10, 2019
Jamie Muffett continues his battle to grow cannabis in unincorporated Yakima County.
Sun., June 9, 2019, 11:54 a.m.
Five people have died after shootings at several locations in White Swan, on the Yakama Reservation in central Washington.
Wed., May 1, 2019, 7:14 p.m.
A bouncy castle at Zillah High School was swept away by wind Wednesday, injuring five students after landing back on the ground.
Sat., April 27, 2019, 11 a.m.
Authorities say Mayor Kathy Coffey wasn’t injured after driving her SUV into the Rite Aid building in Yakima.
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 9:39 p.m.
Brian Lehman has been scrambling to find a new location for his state-licensed cannabis farm since receiving a cease-and-desist order from Yakima County officials. Now, the county is seeking an …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 4:01 p.m.
Farmers in the Yakima Valley are still assessing the damage after a snow and windstorm a month ago left 1,850 dairy cows dead in the span of a few hours.
Fri., March 15, 2019, 8:57 a.m.
Two young girls who were nearly starved to death by their mother in 2015 are suing the state and a for-profit substance-abuse treatment provider.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
The unexpected blizzard that swept through the Yakima Valley on Feb. 9 was just one more clobbering for the region’s dairy farms.
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 8:05 p.m.
YAKIMA – Yakima County is taking legal action to shut down more than 20 banned recreational marijuana businesses operating in unincorporated areas of the county. County officials gave the businesses …
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 10:59 a.m.
The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a gun battle between two vehicles outside Wapato that left two people hospitalized Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
Window and door manufacturer Jeld-Wen will close its Yakima plant in April, a move affecting nearly 180 employees.
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11:49 a.m.
Central Washington Recycling will stop accepting aluminum, tin and plastic products Feb. 1.
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Efforts toward a collaborative policy on temporary farm worker housing in Yakima County are moving forward.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
A second Yakima County meeting on missing Native women in Washington has been announced for early 2019.
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 10 a.m.
The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Yakima County Jail inmate early Monday morning as a homicide, according to a news release.
Wed., Nov. 7, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Use of force review board: Yakima police officer ‘reasonable’ in kicking pepper-sprayed teen at fair
A Yakima police officer who was videotaped kicking a teenager who’d been pepper-sprayed has been put back on patrol and will not face administrative action after a use of force …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
East Valley School District officials say a middle-school physical education teacher did nothing wrong by recording video of students doing a gym exercise with his personal cellphone.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 12:14 p.m.
The first-ever child pornography suspect named to the FBI’s Most Wanted list cashed out his life savings and was fleeing law enforcement on a bus traveling across Montana last year …
Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
The Washington state apple crop that could be adversely affected by trade disputes. Tariffs have been implemented on U.S. apples by China and Mexico and also are planned by India. …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 12:40 p.m.
Yakima police chief Rizzi’s firing came after “disappointing” review found him “disengaged” from department
A performance review identified a number of issues the city manager had with Yakima Police Chief Dominic Rizzi Jr. before Rizzi was fired last month, including attendance, relationships inside the …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
Yakima Police say an officer who used pepper spray on a teen and knocked him down while breaking up a fight has been placed on desk duty pending an investigation.
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
A week after Saul Llamas Rios was sentenced to 27 years in prison for killing a Tieton missionary student, officials approved a new policy requiring the Yakima County jail to …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Yakima police chief Dominic Rizzi Jr. may have about two months until his job is officially terminated, but he’s already out of the office.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 11:04 p.m.
Coeur d’Alene had all sorts of reasons to look past Eisenhower on Friday night.The visitors from Yakima were without starting senior quarterback Drew Kornegay. The Vikings have a huge showdown …
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
Yakima Police Chief Dominic Rizzi, Jr.’s time in the city will soon come to an end.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Like others in the Lower Yakima Valley’s Japanese community, the Hides enjoyed a close relationship with the Yakama Nation citizens from whom they leased land. When Japanese immigrants began coming …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Once the flames are out, Yakima County fire investigator Chris Pedersen gets busy figuring out why the fire started
Yakima County Fire Marshal Chris Pedersen is the local equivalent to Sherlock Holmes, with two key differences: She investigates fires, not crimes; and she doesn’t have a Watson – at …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 3:18 p.m.
Authorities said a body has been found during the search for an 82-year-old Yakima woman who disappeared while berry picking.