SUBSCRIBER ONLY: Jack Lambert’s fire department brothers never forgot him, volunteering to remodel the family home, converting the garage into accessible living space for Lambert. Nor did Lambert forget them. Every Christmas, the family would bake dozens of cookies and loaves of banana bread and deliver them to fire stations on Christmas Eve.
Every week reporter Donald W. Meyers delves into the history of our region.
The gunshots that rang out across Dealey Plaza in Dallas 58 years ago today reverberated across the country, including in Yakima.
SUBSCRIBER ONLY EXCLUSIVE: Calvin Fon Chin was an architect and entrepreneur in Yakima, as well as a World War II veteran. Saturday, he was posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal for his wartime service.
Ernest Spencer was a runaway from an Indian boarding school who went on to become a decorated U.S. Marine in World War I.
For more than 70 years, the Larson Gallery at Yakima Valley College has been a showcase for the arts. This year, the gallery moved across the street to YVC’s West Campus, giving it additional exhibition space.
Yakima’s Capitol Theatre is the home of the Yakima Symphony Orchestra and the Yakima Town Hall series. It also has its own resident ghost.
Surely the apple is the noblest of fruits.
Vice President Richard Nixon came to Washington 62 years ago to dedicate The Dalles Dam.
Yakama Nation warriors and U.S. Army troops met in battle for the first time in the Lower Yakima Valley 166 years ago this week.
The court order released Friday morning returns the issue of redistricting to the bipartisan Washington State Redistricting Commission for final steps before sending the maps, which displace one Yakima lawmaker, to the Legislature.
The horticulture expo is free and open to the public, with 180 vendors staffing booths that showcase their equipment and services. The majority of these will be displayed inside the SunDome, with the rest in the lobby of the convention center.
A 22-year-old Selah man was killed when his car crashed into a concrete barrier Friday afternoon.
A new roundabout at Highway 97 and McDonald Road outside Toppenish is complete. Work on a second roundabout at Jones Road is expected to begin in 2023.
All adults in Yakima County can get a COVID-19 booster dose now at community clinics in Yakima County.
Relatives and friends of missing and murdered Indigenous people shared stories on Thursday with a new state task force charged with assessing causes of the generations-long crisis. The meeting was co-hosted by the Yakama Nation and continues Friday online.
LL Flooring, formerly known as Lumber Liquidators, will open its first Yakima store Monday, Dec. 6, at 2319 S. First St., next to Office Depot and Best Buy.
Besides special sales and in-store deals on gift items, Small Business Saturday provided downtown Yakima shoppers with a passport, a map of participating businesses, and a complimentary shopping tote.