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Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 11:08 pm
Yakima state workers relieved after state budget is approved
KIMA - Lawmakers in Olympia agreed on a budget, just in time to avoid a government shutdown and prevent many state workers from being temporarily laid off. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 7:25 pm
Yakima power outage leads to traffic issues, hospital visits
KIMA - KIMA found out the cause of the outage and how the community reacted. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 7:24 pm
East Valley School District putting $53 million bond on ballot
KIMA - If passed, most of the money would be used to renovate and modernize the high school. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 7:01 pm
Rep. Newhouse visits Yakima, discusses current events
KIMA - Congressman Dan Newhouse was in Yakima Tuesday. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 6:34 pm
Northwest cherry growers set June shipping record
Seattle Times - ... record for the end of June set just last year, according to B.J. Thurlby, president of Northwest Cherry Growers, a Yakima-based group that represents producers from five states. Growers expect the 2015 harvest to come in at about 18 million 20-pound ... Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 5:25 pm
Noise complaints still enforced
KIMA - Even with all the festivities happening this weekend, you won't want to break any public disturbance noise regulations. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 5:20 pm
Fire Department prepares for strict enforcement
KIMA - With the holiday weekend right around the corner, firefighters want you to be aware of the consequences of illegal fireworks. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 3:18 pm
Don't blink or you might miss the leap second on Tuesday
KIMA - While a leap second is hardly enough time to change daily life, it has been known to affect some computer systems in the past. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 2:28 pm
Firefighters warn against using fireworks in Yakima; drought conditions raise fire risk
KIMA - With the drought and the recent high temperatures and red flag warnings, the fire behavior is extreme and very unpredictable. Citizens are urged to go to the public displays in the Yakima area, the largest being the FREE display at State Fair Park. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 2:28 pm
Firefighters warn against firework use in Yakima; drought conditions raise fire risk
KIMA - Since 1992 the use or possession of or the use of Fireworks in the City of Yakima are prohibited . With the drought and the recent high temperatures and red flag warnings, the fire behavior is extreme and very unpredictable. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 12:57 pm
Washington Legislature passes $38.2 billion state budget, avoids shutdown
KIMA - The Washington Legislature has approved a $38.2 billion two-year state operating budget, taking swift action Monday night to avoid a government shutdown. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 12:05 pm
Ellensburg man dies after 150-foot fall from cliff
KIMA - The man has been identified as Hayden Messerman, age 23, of Ellensburg. It is unclear why or when Messerman had traveled to the location. There are no obvious signs of foul play. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 10:35 am
Neighbors at the Grand Hotel help each other during power outage
KIMA - Retirement homes also ran into problems Monday during the power outage. Residents at the Grand Hotel in downtown Yakima sat outside to stay cool. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 10:26 am
Yakima businesses re-opened after closing up shop during power outage
KIMA - Restaurant owners were among the first to close once they learned there was no power. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 10:21 am
Consumer Reports: Driving smarter with phones
KIMA - More people than ever are using their smartphones while driving. Consumer Reports looks at some new systems designed to let you use your phone while keeping your eyes on the road. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 10:13 am
Yakima citywide power outage due to 'transmission interruption'
KIMA - Electricity is back on for nearly 27,000 Yakima homes after a citywide power outage Monday afternoon. Read more...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 -- 9:49 am
Wildfire victims survey ruins: 'I don't even have a fork or plate'
KIMA - Stunned residents returned Tuesday to the incinerated remains of their homes in a neighborhood destroyed by a fast-moving wildfire, sifting through the smoldering debris to see if there was anything they could salvage. Read more...
Monday, June 29, 2015 -- 3:04 pm
Do you know if your city allows fireworks? Know the laws
KIMA - A quick guide to fireworks sales and use for Kittitas and Yakima counties. Read more...
Monday, June 29, 2015 -- 2:58 pm
Ruby Jewel's New Ice Creams; Hopworks' Latest Beers
Eater - This summer's events include evenings with HOPWORKS URBAN BREWERY -The team behind the carbon-neutralizing brewery, Hopworks , has just announced its three newest summer beer flavors: Pig War White IPA and Ace of Spades, an A1 4ber-hopped organic IPA that clocks in with an ABV of almost 9 percent. Lastly, the team is releasing the next brew in its single-hop ale series, this time focusing on Simcoe hops grown organically in nearby Yakima, Washington. Read more...
Monday, June 29, 2015 -- 1:31 pm
1,000 flee as 'mind blowing' flames burn Wenatchee homes
KIMA - A wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds roared into a Wenatchee-area neighborhood and commercial district, forcing more than a thousand people to flee, destroying up to 28 homes and incinerating four commercial buildings, authorities said early Monday. Read more...



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