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Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 10:02 am
Demilitarizing the cops: Wash. state retools police training
KIMA - A campaign is under way here and elsewhere around the U.S. to "demilitarize" the police and produce officers who think of themselves as guardians of their communities, not members of an occupying force. Read more...
Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 10:01 am
Naches motorized trails open for Memorial Day weekend
KIMA - Some trails in the Bethel Ridge and Clover Springs area will remain closed until June 15 due to isolated wet conditions. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 9:29 pm
Storm packing heavy rain, hail, lightning hits central Washington
KOMO News - A storm packing heavy rain, hail and lightning has hit the Yakima Valley in central Washington. The Yakima Herald-Republic says some flooding was reported Thursday night in the streets of downtown Selah, near Yakima. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 9:20 pm
Storm packing heavy rain, hail, lightning hits central Wash.
KHQ-TV Spokane - The Yakima Herald-Republic says some flooding was reported Thursday night in the streets of downtown Selah, near Yakima. Scattered power failures were also reported. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 8:08 pm
Drink a nonalcoholic beer that tastes like ... beer
MarketWatch - The back story: Could the next big thing in beer be a faux brew? That's what the team behind Clausthaler, a German brand that specializes in non-alcoholic beverages, is hoping: They're bringing their Amber Dry Hopped to the U.S. market with the idea that a more flavorful and full-bodied non-alcoholic beer will help redefine a category that's been stigmatized in the past as a sad substitute for the real deal. The difference between this Clausthaler and the previous Clausthaler Amber on the market has to do with the addition of Cascade hops, sourced from Yakima, Wash. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 7:22 pm
Ex-martial arts instructor enters Alford plea on child rape charges
KIMA - Detectives say he had sex with a teenage student about 100 times, beginning when she was just 14. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 6:38 pm
Shooting restrictions put in place for Wenas Wildlife Area
KIMA - Target shooting will only be allowed between sunrise and 10 a.m. to reduce the risk of wildfires. The restrictions will be in place through the end of September. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 6:17 pm
Drought raises fire concern for holiday weekend in Yakima County
KIMA - As a long weekend approaches, so does the risk of wildfires in Yakima County. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 5:41 pm
Suspected rapist facing new charges
KIMA - A man already in jail suspected of sexual exploitation of a minor is facing new charges after police searched his phone. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 5:36 pm
Kent Leads Pack into PBA Wolf Open Finals on CBS Sports Network
Bowlers Journal Intl. - Marshall Kent of Yakima, Wash., the 2014 PBA Rookie of the Year, will bowl for his second PBA Tour title as top qualifier in the PBA Wolf Open on CBS Sports Network on Tuesday, May 26, at 8 p.m. ET. Kent, who won his only PBA Tour title in the Kingdom International Open in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, last December, earned the top berth in the five-man stepladder finals by averaging 240 for 12 games for a 2,883 pinfall total. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 5:26 pm
Nob Hill car chase suspect appears in court
KIMA - Police say Andrew Wolfley took them on a chase that ended in a crash on S 32nd Ave and Nob Hill Blvd. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 5:16 pm
Yakima County to get emergency notification system
KIMA - The Office of Emergency Management is working to establish an emergency notification system for Yakima County. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 5:15 pm
YVCC looking for patients for free teeth cleaning
KIMA - They request patients between 18 and 45 years of age and who have not had a professional teeth cleaning for 5 or more years. Walk-in patients will be screened on a first-come first-served basis. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 4:39 pm
More scrutiny for first charter school, while others apply
KIMA - The state's first charter school continues to operate under careful scrutiny of the Washington State Charter School Commission, while the process for approving more charter schools moves along. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 3:47 pm
State hires conflict specialist to deal with wolf issues
KIMA - Washington state has hired a wildlife-conflict specialist to help reduce tensions caused by the state's growing population of wolves. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 2:56 pm
Suspects arrested after high speed chase in Toppenish
KIMA - The vehicle pursuit concluded when the suspect lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a fence, two parked cars, and a concrete wall located in the 400 block of South E St in Toppenish. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 2:10 pm
Justice Department eyes voting reforms for American Indians
KIMA - The U.S. Department of Justice wants to improve access to voting for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 11:34 am
Researcher says drought could get worse in Wash. state
KIMA - Drought conditions in Washington that prompted Gov. Jay Inslee last week to declare an emergency are likely to grow worse because of a strengthening El Nino weather pattern in the Pacific Ocean. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 11:19 am
Dog missing after car accident; owner seeking help to find her
KIMA - A dog is missing, and possibly injured after a car accident on I-90 west of Cle Elum. Read more...
Thursday, May 21, 2015 -- 10:35 am
Health officials issue warning for kids falling from windows
KIMA - According to the state Trauma Registry, more than 330 children in Washington were hospitalized after falling from windows between 2011 and 2013. Read more...



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