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Sunday, December 21, 2014 -- 6:45 pm
Family gets new home with help from Habitat for Humanity
KIMA - A family in Yakima moved into their new home Sunday after working with Habitat for Humanity for 12 weeks to build the home. Read more...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 -- 6:38 pm
Vigil honors homeless lives lost
KIMA - The 10th annual Homeless Person's Memorial Day Vigil was held in Yakima Sunday night in honor of those who lost their lives while homeless in 2014. Read more...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 -- 7:37 pm
City employee's personal texts revealed
KIMA - KIMA has those messages, which include insults to colleagues and romantic messages between city employees. Read more...
Saturday, December 20, 2014 -- 7:15 pm
Local car enthusiasts deliver sweet treats to Yakima shelter
KIMA - Members of the Aztecas Car Club pitched in their own money to buy cookies, donuts and hot chocolate, and serve them at a Yakima day shelter. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 7:09 pm
Flu vaccinations may be less effective this season
KIMA - Doctors still recommend the flu vaccine for everyone six months and older. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 6:47 pm
Heritage University students pack food boxes for 450 families in need
KIMA - The students applied for grants. They worked with farmers and grocery stores to get the supplies. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 6:46 pm
Three men accused in convenience store robberies in court
KIMA - Cash was taken from two stores in Yakima and two in the Lower Valley. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 6:35 pm
Humane Society offers alternatives for holiday adoptions
KIMA - Gift cards can cover the cost of the adoption fee, while still allowing the owner to choose their own pet. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 6:30 pm
Gas drops to $2 per gallon at Yakima station
KIMA - Cars were parked in every direction. The line stretched out onto Yakima Avenue. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 6:19 pm
YPD spends more than $1M on overtime
KIMA - KIMA is following the money when it comes to your taxpayer dollars and the overtime racked up by the Yakima Police Department. Overtime continues to rise at the force as officers handle their very demanding jobs. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 6:15 pm
Man accused of sexually assaulting teenager pleads not guilty
KIMA - According to court documents, Jankowics sent Facebook messages to the victim which eventually led to a sexual assault during a sleepover at his house this past spring. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 4:23 pm
Kupp, Rodgers Earn More All-American Honors
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... in Spokane, Wash. Kupp, a repeat selection to the squad, is a sophomore who graduated from Davis High School in Yakima, Wash., in 2012. He was the lone underclassman on the All-America team that included 19 seniors, five juniors and one sophomore. A ... Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 1:58 pm
Obituary: Shirley Caroline (Knopp) Ruttner, 80, Beloved Mother, Grandmother
Orange Live - Shirley Caroline Ruttner, 80, of Guilford, died peacefully on Dec. 11 at Connecticut Hospice where she was surrounded by her children. Originally from Yakima, WA, she moved to Orange, CT in 1965 which is where she raised her three children with her husband of 55 years, James Ruttner. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 11:55 am
Consumer Reports: What to get your dog or cat for the holidays
KIMA - Consumer Reports finds fun, safe toys for cats and dogs to join in the holiday celebrations. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 11:28 am
Washington official suspended for too many texts
The Arizona Republic - The head of Yakima's Utilities and Engineering Department has been suspended for two weeks without pay for using her work phone to send too many personal messages. Washington official suspended for too many texts The head of Yakima's Utilities and Engineering Department has been suspended for two weeks without pay for using her work phone to send too many personal messages. Read more...
Friday, December 19, 2014 -- 5:49 am
Yakima official suspended for too many texts
The Charlotte Observer - YAKIMA, Wash. The head of Yakima's Utilities and Engineering Department has been suspended for two weeks without pay for using her work phone to send too many personal messages. Read more...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 10:03 pm
2 new LDS missions to be created in Utah, Washington in 2015
KSL-TV - Information posted on social media confirms that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will create two new missions in Orem, Utah, and Yakima, Washington, in 2015, according to the Deseret News. The Deseret News states the information was revealed on the Internet rather than through official channels for at least two reasons. Read more...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 7:47 pm
Yakima suspends department head for too many personal texts
KIMA - Yakima says Utilities and Engineering Department Director Debbie Cook sent 1,300 personal texts from her work-issued cell phone over roughly a year. Read more...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 7:17 pm
Yakima police: 4 suspects in series of armed robberies in custody
KIMA - The Yakima Police Department says the suspects are believed to have robbed at least four stores since Halloween. Read more...
Thursday, December 18, 2014 -- 6:20 pm
Man facing charges for drug related homicide
KIMA - A man in Yakima is charged with controlled substance homicide for the death of Tanner Nester who overdosed on Heroin in April. Read more...



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