On a traffic pole at a busy intersection in Toppenish, weatherworn paper flyers feature photos and information about Indigenous people who are missing. One is Leona Sharon Kinsey, who was last seen in La Grande, Ore., on Oct. 25, 1999.
Former Zillah Mayor Gary Vyrle Clark was arrested Thursday after he was accused of raping a 4-year-old girl.
Authorities are seeking two men in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting that killed a Sunnyside man in January.
Luanna Clark steadily walked to a waiting area after receiving the COVID-19 vaccination Thursday at the Toppenish Middle School gym.
The Yakima Health District reported 73 new cases of COVID-19 in Yakima County on Wednesday and one more death.
Sometime Sunday night or Monday morning, someone stole the U.S. and POW/MIA flags flying above American Legion Post 36 in Yakima.
A ban on outdoor burning on the Yakama reservation has been lifted because of improved air quality, the Environmental Protection Agency announced.
WAPATO — This time of year, the Bussei Kaikan usually features festive decorations and increasing activity that peaks on the first Sunday in March, at the annual sukiyaki dinner held by the Yakima Buddhist Church.
A state arts and heritage program is accepting applications for apprenticeships created to encourage people to learn a traditional trade, craft or skill.
Federal authorities are seeking a White Swan man for his alleged involvement in the violent assault of an intimate partner in December 2019.
A countywide ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified fuel burning devices will be removed Saturday morning, the Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency announced.
More than 40 people stood on a slushy sidewalk in Toppenish in remembrance of the Indigenous people who have been murdered or have gone missing on and around the 1.3-million-acre Yakama Reservation over decades.
Air quality officials enacted burn bans in Yakima County and on the Yakama Nation reservation until further notice.
TOPPENISH — Family and friends of missing and murdered Indigenous people will gather Wednesday to remember and honor them.
WAPATO, Wash. — It’s been a busy week for Deepak Dhruva and his staff.
Vaccine misinformation is running rampant online globally, and it’s no different in the Yakima Valley.
A pair of storms moving across Washington and Oregon through Saturday are expected to bring more snow, lower temperatures and single-digit wind chills to the region, along with travel difficulties.
Sunnyside Deputy Mayor Ron Stremler has resigned from his City Council position, according to a news release from the city.
Anyone who has taken a trip on Yakima Valley Trolleys knows social distancing isn’t practical on a historic trolley car. Considering that and other pandemic challenges, supporters aren’t sure they will be operating this summer.
Washington State Patrol troopers say intoxicants were a factor in a Lower Valley crash that left two people injured early Saturday.