YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A Yakima County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man after the deputy chased him into a cornfield north of Toppenish on Thursday, police said.
The deputy tried to stop the man’s car around 2:25 a.m.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The same factors that produced a later and lighter cherry crop are affecting many Yakima Valley peach growers as well.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A former candidate for Yakima County commissioner has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to probation for her role in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Lisa Homer, 50, pleaded guilty this week to one count of illegally demonstrating inside the U.S.
GRANDVIEW, Wash. (AP) — A fire threatening homes, infrastructure and the a sewer plant in central Washington has prompted a state response, including aircraft.
Interim State Fire Marshal Chad Cross said Thursday that the Canyon Road Fire near the small city of Grandview is burning in grass, brush and small trees after igniting on Wednesday afternoon.
BATTLE GROUND, Wash. (AP) — A former southwestern Washington bank manager is accused of stealing more than $1 million from vulnerable customers.
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — Crews were busy Wednesday with two separate swift-water river rescue operations.
Emergency crews pulled a man from the Yakima River after he fell from his raft near a diversion dam west of the Horn Rapids area in Richland, the Tri-City Herald reported.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have identified the bicyclist who was struck and killed by a motorist in Yakima on Sunday morning.
Wendy Baker, 66, of Yakima was riding her bicycle on Summitview Road when she was hit and killed by a maroon SUV, Yakima County Sheriff’s deputies reported.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A team created to improve the response to domestic violence incidents in Yakima was made official Tuesday by the Yakima City Council.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Wapato man to nearly five years in prison for a 2019 driving under the influence crash that killed four citizens of the Yakama Nation.
Leland James Finley, 28, had pleaded guilty to four counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count of assault resulting in serious bodily injury in connection with the May 2019 crash on the Yakama Nation Reservation.
MOXEE, Wash. (AP) — Plentiful sunshine, a nudge from the state of Washington, and even a few sheep will help a large solar power farm in eastern Yakima County begin operation sometime in 2024.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Commercial flights into the Yakima airport were temporarily shut down after a car crashed into the control tower early Friday morning.
The Yakima Police Department said a driver was speeding on Washington Avenue at about 2:30 a.m.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Drought is expected to impact much of the Pacific Northwest this summer, including areas in eastern Washington, southern Oregon and southern Idaho, according to climatology and water officials.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — One adult and four juveniles were shot in a gang-related incident in central Washington Friday at the City of Sunnyside Cinco de Mayo festival, the Sunnyside Police Department said.
GRANDVIEW, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Department of Agriculture plans to start treatments to eradicate an invasive Japanese beetle infestation on May 2 in central Washington.
The agency plans to treat around 2,000 acres (809 hectares) in Grandview and surrounding areas of Yakima and Benton counties, State agriculture officials said Thursday in a news release.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A soldier was killed and two others were hurt during an exercise at the Yakima Training Center in central Washington state, Army officials said.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A hovering arctic jet stream has brought biting cold, snow, rain and hail that is concerning growers across central Washington's Yakima Valley.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A 16-year-old shot in an altercation near a high school in Yakima, Washington, Tuesday afternoon has died, according to police.
The 16-year-old died at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and a 15-year-old boy was arrested, the Yakima Herald-Republic reported.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say two teens were hurt in a shooting outside a high school in Yakima, Washington.
Yakima Police Chief Matt Murray said an 18-year-old is in serious condition and a 16-year-old is in critical condition after shots were fired in a parking lot altercation around 3 p.m.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A jury on Wednesday found James Dean Cloud guilty of several counts of first-degree murder, kidnapping and carjacking in a 2019 mass homicide that shook the Yakama Reservation.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A Yakima County deputy prosecutor is accused of sexually assaulting a former intimate partner multiple times.
Alvin Lee Guzman, Jr. pleaded not guilty Monday to four counts of fourth-degree assault and two counts of indecent liberties — all domestic violence-related and with an allegation of sexual motivation, news outlets reported.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Washington man who was being chased when a deputy mistakenly shot and killed off-duty police officer Donald Sahota has pleaded not guilty multiple charges including murder.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The Yakima Herald-Republic will reduce its print publication schedule to three days a week starting April 1, managers of the central Washington newspaper announced Tuesday.
The Herald-Republic will publish print editions only on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, although it will publish electronically every day of the week.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A man has been arrested in connection with stealing 15 to 20 firearms from a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife building in Yakima earlier this month, police said.
The Yakima Police Department said in a news release Tuesday that police arrested a 29-year-old man Monday and booked him into Yakima County Jail.
TOPPENISH, Wash. (AP) — The Toppenish School District has served notices to a high school vice principal and a teacher that they will be fired after an investigation for alleged inappropriate behavior with a high school student, according to a district official and documents obtained by the Yakima Herald-Republic.
SEATTLE (AP) — A Latino civil rights organization and others filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday that says new political maps in Washington state approved by a bipartisan redistricting panel intentionally dilute Hispanic voters' influence.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is deploying 100 members of the state National Guard to hospitals across the state to set up testing sites and to assist in non-medical tasks amid staff shortages due to an omicron-fueled spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations.
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The state of Washington has agreed to a $4 million settlement for two former foster children who were abused and sexually assaulted.
The record-breaking settlement comes out of a sex abuse lawsuit for the two sisters, who were four and two when they were sexually assaulted, KOMO-TV reported.
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