After three years of fundraising, the Terrace Heights Civic Center has a new parking lot — a utilitarian improvement that will make a big difference for this community hub.
Yakima County prosecutors dropped second-degree murder charges against a 17-year-old Wapato man Friday in anticipation of federal homicide charges being filed.
The latest numbers — just 32 new COVID-19 cases reported countywide on Friday — continue to show that Yakima County is headed in the right direction.
Noah’s Ark homeless shelter in Wapato will remain closed at least until security measures mandated by the city are implemented, a shelter official said.
Federal agents are looking into whether remains found near a road construction site south of Toppenish are those of two California men reported missing in June 2019.
A 28-year-old Sunnyside man accused of taking a woman by force was arraigned on first-degree kidnapping charges and violation of no-contact order Monday in Yakima County Superior Court.
The FBI is investigating the shooting death of a 27-year-old man that occurred on the Yakama reservation earlier this month.
TOPPENISH — The Yakama Nation Library received a $145,000 American Library Association grant aimed at fostering entrepreneurship, the association announced this week.
Virginia Mason in Seattle and CHI Franciscan in Tacoma are considering a merger.
Federal officials continue to investigate the killing of former Yakama Nation tribal councilman Patrick Luke.
Prosecutors are charging a 28-year-old man with attempted first-degree murder after prosecutors say he slashed a woman’s throat at Fred Meyer in an unprovoked attack.
A 33-year-old Harrah man is being charged in federal court with killing his mother and sister-in-law in April.
PARKER — A Sunday morning fire destroyed a house, an outbuilding and four vehicles in this small Mid-Valley community.
SUNNYSIDE — In 2019, members of the Sunnyside City Council created a transportation benefit district. Now they’re hoping voters will approve a sales tax to fund it.
After spring-like weather stuck around longer than usual, hot temperatures are coming to the Yakima Valley and Columbia Basin, with Yakima potentially seeing triple digits next week.
The Yakima Health District reported 371 new COVID-19 cases among Yakima County residents Thursday, but some of those positive tests go back months.
A 14-year-old boy died and his 12-year-old brother has been hospitalized after the ATV they were riding collided with a pickup Tuesday afternoon near Sunnyside, according to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.
OneAmerica and four individuals filed a lawsuit Monday against Yakima County and its board of commissioners, alleging the county’s election system disenfranchises Latino voters in violation of the state’s Voting Rights Act.
A 40-year-old Sunnyside man is accused of assaulting his parents and striking a police car while fleeing.
TOPPENISH — Cissy Strong Reyes has organized several events to remember her younger sister, Rosenda Sophia Strong. Reyes often greeted many who came with a hug and a little close conversation.