SUNNYSIDE — After seven years of work, a plan to clean up Lower Valley groundwater is headed to the state Department of Ecology’s director for final approval.
WHITE SWAN, Wash. — The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two fatal crashes that occurred less than 24 hours apart.
YAKIMA, Wash. — One person has been confirmed dead in a rollover accident near White Swan.
Ignacio and Maria Ramos grew up in small towns in Mexico, where they lacked access to a full-fledged education.
A third suspect has been charged in connection with the homicides of five people in White Swan.
Yakama cigarette manufacturer King Mountain Tobacco is still on the hook for $58 million in federal excise taxes.
A 21-year-old Toppenish man was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison Tuesday for stabbing a man in 2018.
PARKER — An early Tuesday morning fire damaged a Parker home, firefighters said.
YAKIMA, Wash. — An autopsy on a man shot by police in Toppenish Saturday afternoon is underway.
It’s about 30 miles between Yakima — where Cheri Root works as a paralegal for a local law firm — and White Swan, the unincorporated community on the Yakama reservation where she lives.
Vivid memories of last week’s brutal slaying of five people in the White Swan area continue to haunt Lindell LaFollette.
White Swan is an unincorporated community of nearly 800 people, remotely situated on the most westerly portion of the Lower Valley floor.
WHITE SWAN — Drums and traditional Yakama Nation songs echoed in the White Swan High School gym as more than 60 people gathered to pray for peace on the reservation.
Regional speakers and national experts will gather next week at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences for a summit addressing the opioid epidemic.
TOPPENISH — A man is dead following an officer-involved shooting in Toppenish on Saturday afternoon.
It took a Yakima County Superior Court jury slightly more than 90 minutes to find a man guilty of shooting a woman in the back of the head and leaving her to die three years ago.
The man whose body was found May 31 near Wapato has been identified.
A suspect in the slaying of five people in White Swan last week was arraigned in federal court on weapons and carjacking charges Friday.
A man convicted of abducting two women from downtown Yakima in 1990 and raping one of them is back in a state facility for sexually violent predators after violating conditions of his release.