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New Washington license plate celebrates state’s wine industry

A new license plate will be available to Washingtonians later this year that will celebrate the state’s wine industry and help promote tourism. Yakima’s Emily...

Yakima police trying to determine circumstances behind shooting outside Eisenhower High School

Yakima police are trying to determine the circumstances behind a shooting outside Eisenhower High School on Tuesday where a 15-year-old is accused of killing his...

Forecasters predict mild to moderate drought in Eastern Washington

Water supply in the Yakima River Basin is in good shape for the 2022 irrigation season, according to the federal Bureau of Reclamation. Source: Union...

Yakima’s Cooper Kupp honored by WA state legislators

Super Bowl MVP Cooper Kupp is everywhere, even the halls of Olympia. The Washington state House adopted a resolution Monday honoring the Los Angeles Rams...

Yakima’s Cooper Kupp named MVP after TD catch wins Super Bowl for Rams

Kupp grew up in Yakima playing football at Davis High School. He had four receptions for 39 yards on the championship drive and was named...

Former Washington State Trooper who resigned over COVID-19 vaccine has died

A former Yakima area-based Washington State Patrol trooper whose resignation over mandated COVID vaccination for state employees went viral has died. Source: Union Bulletin

Gov. Inslee orders Washington National Guard to help at hospitals, testing sites amid COVID-19 surge

Guard members will be sent to hospitals in Everett, Spokane, Wenatchee and Yakima to help with nonmedical tasks in order to help relieve crowded situations...

Removal of concrete Nelson Dam set to begin Oct. 18

The city of Yakima will begin taking out the Nelson Dam on the Naches River on Monday, Oct. 18, following nearly three months of preparation...

Yakima City Council to consider federal grant to develop airport energy project

The Yakima City Council has a chance to pursue a grant that could fund alternative energy projects at the Yakima Air Terminal and McAllister Field...

Proposal to remove Yakima City Council members who don’t attend meetings goes before voters

Earlier this year, the Yakima City Council unanimously supported a proposal that would remove a council member for failing to attend meetings. Now, the issue...