For more than 90 years, Terrace Heights Memorial Park has offered a final resting place as well as a pleasing park setting in the Yakima suburb.
Every week reporter Donald W. Meyers delves into the history of our region.
Just weeks after the United States entered World War I, people in Yakima County thought they were under assault.
April 29 marks the 114th anniversary of Toppenish’s formal incorporation as a city, a move that spurred great hopes for the Lower Valley community.
There are a few buildings in downtown Yakima that can be considered iconic.
Most of the time we take it for granted that the quickest way to Seattle is over Snoqualmie Pass.
When the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis 53 years ago, the event sparked violence in many parts of the country.
Alice Bachison was hired as the Yakima Police Department's first female police officer and became an advocate for women in the department.
Beloved children's author Beverly Cleary has died at 104. Her literary career was spurred on by time she spent as a children’s librarian at what is now Yakima Valley Libraries.
While Adelbert E. Larson’s A.E. Larson building is a Yakima landmark, his wife left an equally indelible imprint on the city.
For seven years, Yakima was home to the first woman doctor in the Pacific Northwest who graduated from a medical school.
Elizabeth Prior can rightly be called the mother of Yakima Valley College.
In some ways, Ole Washington’s story isn’t much different from those of the other pioneers who settled the Yakima Valley.
“The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry, and leave us nothing but grief and pain, for promised joy!”
Friday marked the 48th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion in the United States.
Almost 36 years ago next month, Yakima’s City Council voted to rename a southeast city park in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
While most people were bidding 2020 good riddance on New Year’s Eve, one Yakima County city quietly marked its 110th birthday.
At one time, for at least 20 years, Yakima’s city government was small enough to fit in a single building.
Most of us hardly give any thought to Interstate 82, except when there’s a crash, fire or high winds gumming up the traffic on the freeway.
Eighty-seven years ago last Saturday, Prohibition ended nationally.
Yakima County shrunk considerably 137 years ago.