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Sunday, August 2, 2015 -- 6:37 pm
New details in Toppenish double homicide
KIMA - Toppenish Police say 21-year-old Eduardo Flores and 29-year-old Jessica Rodriguez died after a shooting Sunday. Read more...
Sunday, August 2, 2015 -- 10:00 am
One dead, one injured in Toppenish shooting
KIMA - A press release from the Toppenish Police Department said two people were hit by gun shots during a family gathering Sunday night. Read more...
Sunday, August 2, 2015 -- 8:23 am
Yakima youngsters mix Legos, science education
Greenwich Citizen - FOR RELEASE SUNDAY, AUGUST 2, 2015, AT 3:05 A.M. PDT - In this July 22, 2015 photo, students Joshua Whitney, 6, and Alison Dorn, 7, figure out how to assemble a seesaw from Legos at Roosevelt Elementary in Yakima, Wash. They were taking part in a week-long class to learn about the laws of motion, a class that's part of the Yakima School District's effort to offer learning during the summer. Read more...
Sunday, August 2, 2015 -- 12:16 am
For Thurston Wolfe, wine is all in the family
HeraldNet - Andy Perdue Wade Wolfe explains the process of fermentation to visitors in his cellar during harvest. Wolfe owns and operates a small winery in the Yakima Valley town of Prosser. Read more...
Saturday, August 1, 2015 -- 5:55 pm
Fair hosted for students heading back to school
KIMA - Parents were able to find out if their kids are up to date with vaccinations. Read more...
Saturday, August 1, 2015 -- 5:52 pm
Toppenish Junior Rodeo wraps up
KIMA - Saturday was the last day for the 47th Annual Junior Rodeo in Toppenish. Read more...
Saturday, August 1, 2015 -- 5:47 pm
Peach season begins early
KIMA - Peach season is beginning... And earlier this year! Read more...
Saturday, August 1, 2015 -- 12:06 pm
Gas tax increases by 7 cents in Washington state
Seattle Times - ... we haven't been as diligent on maintenance and preservation as we've needed to be," Republican Sen. Curtis King of Yakima said. "We need to invest in that to get caught up. If we don't do it in the next two or three years, those repairs, it's going ... Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 10:43 pm
Growers expecting more pounds of hops despite drought
KIMA - U.S. hop growers are expecting 3.5 million more pounds of hops for 2015 harvest as a result of an increase in acreage. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 5:27 pm
Firefighters tackle flames at Yakima mobile home
KIMA - Area firefighters are staying very busy, which included responding to a mobile home fire this afternoon at Fruitvale Boulevard and 16th Avenue. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 5:21 pm
Electrical problems cause two house fires in Yakima County
KIMA - In two house fires over the last couple of days, neighbors are being credited with alerting people inside that they're homes were on fire. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 5:05 pm
Consumer Reports: Car insurance costs
KIMA - Car insurance commercials tout low rates but don’t tell you just how the companies set those rates. Consumer Reports’ two-year investigation found that many major insurance companies base prices in part on a hidden credit score that can take into account things like what type of credit card you have or whether you’ve applied for credit recently. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 4:32 pm
Rising temperatures fan new wildfires out West
CBS News - The temperature is rising and records are falling, especially in the west, where July has been one of the hottest ever. Yakima, Washington topped 100 degrees on Friday. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 4:18 pm
Here is the latest Washington news from The Associated Press
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... government. Portions of Hanford are proposed to become part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - A new elections system designed to increase the voting of Latinos in Yakima politics so far hasn't generated much ... Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 1:41 pm
Yard sale to benefit national program for those with mental illness
KIMA - A fundraising yardsale will be held Friday, July 31 and Saturday, August 1 from 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. The proceeds will benefit the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 1:34 pm
Panera Bread in Union Gap slated for Fall opening
KIMA - Panera Bread has released a tentative date for its Union Gap location. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:42 pm
Westbound lane closure east of Snoqualmie Pass to cause delays
KIMA - Westbound I-90 will be reduced to a single lane 24 hours a day starting at 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3 until 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 7, seven miles east of Snoqualmie Pass. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 11:42 am
YCSO: Drug bust in Selah yields possible evidence of illegal cock fighting
KIMA - Yakima County Sheriff's Office says while serving a search warrant for a drug bust in the 900 block of Elton Road in Selah Friday morning officers also found evidence of illegal cock fighting. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 10:14 am
Ferndale 18-year-old dies after car accident near Ellensburg
KIMA - An 18-year-old driver died after a single car accident Thursday on I-90 six miles of Ellensburg, and the car's three other 18-year-old passengers were injured. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 10:11 am
Data shows few Latino voters in Yakima so far
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - A new elections system designed to increase the voting of Latinos in Yakima politics so far hasn't generated much interest at the ballot box. With a primary election coming up Tuesday, less than 6 percent of registered Latino voters had cast ballots as of last Wednesday. Read more...



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