Most people today think of the area now encompassed by the Yakima Training Center as a place where U.S. military units and their allies do live-fire combat practice.
Mack McPherson was a long-haul truck driver for 25 years until a heart attack about a month ago. Retired and recuperating, he has time for other pursuits.
Central Washington University is planning to return to a somewhat normal fall quarter, although there are a variety of factors that could change the plan.
Sunday and Monday combined for 75 new COVID-19 cases in Yakima County and two new deaths.
It’s no secret that scarce supply of the COVID-19 vaccination has led to stringent guidelines allowing the most vulnerable to be vaccinated first.
Perry Technical Institute has once again opened a raffle for a chance to win a West Valley home constructed in collaboration with several of the school’s programs.
During the bankruptcy protection process, Astria Health has paid back about $100 million in debt, including loans from its secured creditors, said Sam Maizel, the Los Angeles-based attorney who represented Astria Health.
Astria Health says it’s in a better financial place than it was two years ago.
A man died the day after a crash late Friday morning in Union Gap, authorities reported.
Astria Health emerging from bankruptcy is good news for rural communities, like those in the Lower Yakima Valley.
Two years ago, Astria Health operated three hospitals and a network of clinics across Yakima County.
Astria Health has seen big leadership changes since filing for bankruptcy in May 2019.
Astria Health’s emergence from bankruptcy protection was unusual, said Sam Maizel, a Los Angeles-based attorney who represented Astria Health during its bankruptcy. He has represented many hospitals and health systems in bankruptcy over the years.
Rhys Aleman loves cars and trucks, and Saturday, he got to see quite a few of them.
The Yakima Health District reported 51 additional coronavirus cases Saturday, with no new deaths.
A Selah City Council member said her colleagues took an informal vote behind closed doors on chalk art in July.
Michael Ochoa did not appear angry when he went to a MacLaren Street neighborhood looking for his missing trailer, according to a witness Friday in the trial of a suspect in Ochoa’s slaying.
An exhibition at the Yakima Valley Museum highlighting four female artists was ready to open when the COVID-19 pandemic prompted a statewide stay-at-home order.
The Yakima Health District reported 64 new cases of COVID-19 in Yakima County on Friday and one more death.
The city of Yakima’s yard-waste pickup program will resume Monday.
Long-delayed construction on the nearly 100-year-old Umtanum Creek Bridge began Thursday, according to the Bureau of Land Management.