A pair of suspects in a Yakima drive-by shooting last week had made it into Mexico and were caught trying to reenter the United States.
A 59-year-old Richland man was killed when he drove into a fence 15 miles east of Moxee, the Washington State Patrol said.
The driver of a 2014 Mazda3 was killed Monday morning after crashing into a canal 8 miles west of Mabton, the Washington State Patrol said.
A woman accused of shooting and killing a 49-year-old man north of Selah made a preliminary appearance Monday in Yakima County Superior Court.
Yakima County Auditor Charles Ross said an audit of 2020 finances found that no tax money is "missing or misappropriated in any way" despite large discrepancies in revenue and expenditure in several accounts.
The Yakima County jail is grappling with a fast spreading COVID-19 outbreak with 109 people infected, a jail official said. There were 44 infected inmates remaining at the jail on Friday.
Linde and Torres disagreed over a recent settlement involving county elections, local water utility and COVID-19 mandates during a forum Thursday.
A settlement between Yakima County and an immigrant rights group will result in three elections for county commission seats over the next four years and create one majority Latino district.
Camp Hope has suspended its Yakima Greenway cleanup program and outreach to areas beyond Yakima in response to funding issues, said Director M…