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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 7:22 pm
Yakima City Council backs new election plan
KIMA - City leaders have an initial plan to bring Yakima in line with a judge's ruling on elections. Five council members would be elected by district. One district would have a Latino majority. Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 7:21 pm
Consumer Reports: How going Blu-ray could make your TV smarter
KIMA - Consumer Reports explains how some Blu-ray players now also provide internet streaming options. Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 6:49 pm
Central Washington State Fair preparation begins
KIMA - We're two days away from the Central Washington State Fair here in Yakima. But, it's already very busy on the fairgrounds. Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 6:44 pm
Dog park to come to Yakima
KIMA - Yakima is building its first dog park. Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 6:40 pm
New subdivisions to come to Union Gap and Selah
KIMA - Two new neighborhoods are planned for Union Gap and Selah. Yakima County commissioners approved the development. Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 5:33 pm
Former Sunnyside teacher resigns after students say names used in class
KIMA - Sex education that some say got too personal ended up costing a Sunnyside High School teacher his job. David Beals spent 16 years with the Sunnyside district until he resigned at the start of this school year. Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 4:42 pm
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KVEW-TV Kennewick - The state Executive Ethics Board has found "reasonable cause" that a supporter of Republican U.S. House candidate Dan Newhouse committed two ethics violations this summer. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports Voigt is accused of using his work e-mail and commission-issued vehicle to deliver Newhouse campaign signs to supporters. Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 4:41 pm
New Yakima school for kids who dropped out, might leave high school
KIMA - Seven students have enrolled so far. There's room for at least 40 more. Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 12:50 pm
Europeans have little appetite for U.S. apples
The Miami Herald - ... the European Food Safety Authority. Mark Powers, executive vice president of the Northwest Horticultural Council in Yakima, Wash., said DPA is both safe and "good to use." He said apple growers now want U.S. negotiators to insist on greater access ... Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 12:16 pm
Green Island and the Hyporheic Zone: Why Restoration matters
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - ... the McKenzie River, a tributary to the Willamette River in Oregon, and support emerging restoration efforts along the Yakima River in Yakima, Washington, and across the nation. The EPA is working with the McKenzie River Trust, the City of Yakima, ... Read more...
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 -- 4:32 am
Bustos Is Back With Purchase Of 9 Stations From Adelante Media
AllAccess.com - AMADOR BUSTOS is returning to radio ownership with the re-acquisition of nine stations he previously owned from ADELANTE MEDIA for an undisclosed price. The deal for Country KZUS and News-Talk KULE-A /EPHRATA, WA, Regional Mexican KZTA /NACHES-YAKIMA, WA; Regional Mexican KDDS-F /ELMA-SEATTLE, WA; Spanish Adult Hits KDYK-A /UNION GAP-SEATTLE, WA; Spanish Hits KMIA-A /AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY-SEATTLE, WA; Regional Mexican KZML /QUINCY-WENATCHEE, WA; Spanish AC KMMG /BENTON CITY-RICHLAND-PASCO-KENNEWICK, WA; and Regional Mexican KZTB WA is yet to appear in the FCC database. Read more...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 6:57 pm
Yakima attorney chosen as new court commissioner
KIMA - Yakima County's Superior Court judges selected Kevin Naught, who is currently in private practice in Yakima. Read more...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 6:49 pm
Yakima County child hospitalized in Seattle not infected with enterovirus
KIMA - The Yakima Health District says the CDC found the child actually had rhinovirus. Test results for three other children who might have the disease are expected later this week. Read more...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 6:08 pm
Perry Tech student arrested for threatening to kill classmates
KIMA - Allegations of threatening to kill classmates at Perry Tech landed a student in jail. Police arrested 22-year-old David Rennaker for harassment. Read more...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 5:45 pm
Holbrook's family speaks out about guilty verdict
KIMA - Daniel Blizzard's defense team plans to appeal Tuesday's guilty verdict in the murder of Vern Holbrook. Action News spoke with Holbrook's family about what the decision means to them and found out what's next. Read more...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 2:56 pm
Snohomish could sex long-term inmates to Yakima
Mukilteo Tribune - The city is readying an agreement with the Yakima County Jail to house inmates there at a cheaper rate than what the Snohomish County Jail will charge next year. The Snohomish City Council unanimously approved the deal on Aug. 19. City manager Larry Bauman told the Tribune that the deal was sent to Yakima's County Council for approval. Read more...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 1:19 pm
Winners claim $7.3 million lottery ticket sold in Union Gap
KIMA - The ticket was sold at the Ahtanum Food Mart near 3rd Avenue. Read more...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 12:47 pm
Kittitas County to receive federal money for wildfire damage
KIMA - FEMA has added Kittitas County to last month's disaster declaration that allowed Okanogan County and the Colville tribes to get federal help. Read more...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 12:33 pm
Daniel Blizzard found guilty of murder in death of Yakima real estate agent
KIMA - A Yakima County jury found Blizzard guilty Tuesday in the death of Vern Holbrook. Read more...
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -- 9:20 am
Borton Fruit partners with Birko on food safety
Packer - Grower-shipper Borton Fruit now uses equipment and products from Birko as part of its overall food safety system for its apple, pear and cherry operation in Yakima, Wash. Birko also provided sanitation training for Borton Fruit staff, according to a news release from the Henderson, Colo., food safety company. Read more...



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