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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 -- 12:41 pm
Washington Legislature going into special session
KIMA - Lawmakers have a contempt order from the Supreme Court hanging over their heads this session. Read more...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 -- 10:53 am
Costs to fix Wanapum Dam estimated at $86.5 million
KIMA - That total is about $25 million over the original estimate of $61 million for repairs to Wanapum, mitigation and lost revenue due to the need to lower the water levels behind the dam. Read more...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 -- 10:19 am
Yakima Basin drought forces early use of stored water
KIMA - The federal Bureau of Reclamation has had to start using stored reservoir water to supplement natural flows early because of a worsening drought in central Washington's Yakima Basin. Read more...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 -- 10:15 am
Missing Yakima man found dead
KIMA - Yakima police say the man who was reported missing by his family on Saturday, was found dead. Ernestino Garcia's body was found Monday morning. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 7:12 pm
Heritage University offering tuition discount to graduate education students
KIMA - The idea is to attract more students, and to produce more teachers and administrators. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 7:09 pm
Pacific Power donates $3K to repair Yakima trolley tracks
KIMA - The money will pay for improvements to allow Yakima Valley Trolleys to run as far as Selah. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 7:05 pm
Federal grant to help Yakima-area veterans find permanent homes
KIMA - The money is part of the nationwide HUD-VASH program to end veteran homelessness. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 6:56 pm
Woman dies in skiing accident at White Pass
KIMA - A witness says the Olympia woman lost control while going over a bump and hit a tree before she could right herself. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 6:51 pm
Fewer deadly fires in Washington state last year
KIMA - State officials reported 45 fire-related fatalities in 2014, the lowest number since 2008. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 6:25 pm
Property crime dropping in Sunnyside
KIMA - Sunnyside saw half as much property crimes in most categories in 2014 than previous years, and is on track to keep it that way in 2015. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 5:26 pm
YWCA asks Yakima, Yakima County to proclaim "Stand Against Racism Day"
KIMA - The organization will host a free lunch in Performance Park Friday, from 12 to 1 p.m. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 5:26 pm
YWCA asks Yakima, Yakima County to proclaim 'Stand Against Racism Day'
KIMA - The Young Women's Christian Association is asking Yakima and Yakima County to proclaim this Friday as "Stand Against Racism Day." The organization will host a free lunch in Performance Park Friday, from 12 to 1 p.m. There will be speakers covering how to raise awareness, and how racism can affect our community. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 4:57 pm
Yakima boy losing sight will go to Disneyland
KIMA - The child's mom says a non-profit has agreed to pay for a trip to Disneyland. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 4:52 pm
Dept. of Ecology hires more teens for summer roadside cleanup
KIMA - The application process is now closed for this year's crews and students are being selected for interviews. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 4:47 pm
Yakima working to replace city's gang prevention leader role
KIMA - Yakima says someone who worked alongside Perry Tarrant will take on the role of overseeing the city's emergency preparedness plan. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 4:44 pm
Yakima SWAT stand-off suspect faces more charges
KIMA - Police say he assaulted his estranged wife and holed himself up in a garage where he started a fire. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 4:11 pm
Washington state treasurer proposes income tax for education
KIMA - McIntire's plan calls for a 5 percent personal income tax, but would eliminate the state property tax and reduce business taxes. The plan would raise billions of dollars. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 12:03 pm
Marijuana prices drop by more than half since last summer
KIMA - When stores opened, retailers faced a shortage of pot. Within months, the market took a U-turn and suppliers began to worry about a glut of pot on the market. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 11:54 am
Senator proposes bill to ticket slow left-lane drivers
KIMA - Going slower than the speed limit in a highway's fast lane could earn Washington drivers a speeding ticket under a bill pending in the state Senate. Read more...
Monday, April 20, 2015 -- 4:32 am
Artillery and rockets coming to JBLM training exercises
KHQ-TV Spokane - The Olympian reports that the Army will be using artillery and rockets to train troops at JBLM instead of sending them to Yakima Training Center in central Washington. JBLM's senior Army officer said he will be able to save money by avoiding the 160 miles of travel to Yakima. Read more...



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