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  • Yakima real estate firms to merge - Yakima Herald-RepublicYakima real estate firms to merge - Yakima Herald-Republic

    Yakima real estate firms to mergeYakima Herald-RepublicYAKIMA, Wash. -- Nearly 40 licensed real estate brokers will be selling homes under the John L. Scott real estate brand under a merger of two Yakima real estate companies. Earlier this month, Cory and Brittany Bemis, owner of Creekside Realty ...

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  • How to receive emergency notifications in Yakima CountyHow to receive emergency notifications in Yakima County

    UNION GAP, Wash. -- The Yakima Valley Office of Emergency Management said in a Tuesday morning press conference that officials can issue emergency notifications to the public through a system called Alert Yakima.

    Yakima Herald / 4 h. 5 min. ago
  • Yakima man arrested after high-speed downtown chase - Yakima Herald-RepublicYakima man arrested after high-speed downtown chase - Yakima Herald-Republic

    Yakima Herald-RepublicYakima man arrested after high-speed downtown chaseYakima Herald-RepublicYAKIMA, Wash. -- A 23-year-old man is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase through downtown Yakima Friday night. A Yakima police officer spotted a 1995 Toyota Corolla heading north on the 10th block of South Fair Avenue around 11:05 p.m. and ...

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  • Yakima man arrested after high-speed downtown chaseYakima man arrested after high-speed downtown chase

    YAKIMA, Wash. -- A 23-year-old man is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase through downtown Yakima Friday night.

    Yakima Herald / 5 h. 23 min. ago
  • Officials urge public to stay off Rattlesnake Ridge; ask drone pilots to get permission before flying in the areaOfficials urge public to stay off Rattlesnake Ridge; ask drone pilots to get permission before flying in the area

    UNION GAP, Wash. — Officials monitoring an impending landslide on Rattlesnake Ridge urged the public in a press conference Tuesday to stay off the ridge, citing reports of people being seen on the landslide site over the weekend.

    Yakima Herald / 6 h. 21 min. ago
  • Selah apartment owner told to fix buildings or demolish themSelah apartment owner told to fix buildings or demolish them

    SELAH, Wash. — Selah officials have given the owner of a South First Street apartment complex 30 days to relocate residents and decide whether to repair the buildings or demolish them.

    Yakima Herald / 7 h. 5 min. ago
  • Emergency officials to conduct briefing this morning on impending Rattlesnake Ridge slideEmergency officials to conduct briefing this morning on impending Rattlesnake Ridge slide

    UNION GAP, Wash. -- Emergency officials responding to an impending landslide on Rattlesnake Ridge will be conducting a news briefing this morning at 10 a.m. to provide updates on the roughly 4 million cubic yards of rock and soil sliding…

    Yakima Herald / 8 h. 31 min. ago
  • Yakima sheriff deputies: One dead, one wounded in shooting - Yakima Herald-RepublicYakima sheriff deputies: One dead, one wounded in shooting - Yakima Herald-Republic

    Yakima Herald-RepublicYakima sheriff deputies: One dead, one wounded in shootingYakima Herald-RepublicSUNNYSIDE, Wash. – A 30-year-old Arizona man was shot to death and a 32-year-old Pasco man suffered serious gunshot wounds late Monday. Yakima County sheriff deputies said a woman called 911 about 11:30 p.m. reporting that her boyfriend had been shot ...1 man killed, a second injured in Yakima shootingBristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)Deputies investigating after two men show up at hospital with gunshot woundsNBC Right NowYSD: Man dies from gunshot wounds overnight in SunnysideKIMA CBS 29all 5 news articles »

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  • Deputies: Person of interest identified in Monday night shootingDeputies: Person of interest identified in Monday night shooting

    Update 2:45 p.m. Yakima County sheriff’s detectives identified a “person of interest” after interviewing witnesses.

    Yakima Herald / 8 h. 57 min. ago
  • Slow-moving landslide near Yakima has residents on high alert - KOMO NewsSlow-moving landslide near Yakima has residents on high alert - KOMO News

    KOMO NewsSlow-moving landslide near Yakima has residents on high alertKOMO NewsI82 is the main route through central Washington's Yakima Valley, which produces many of America's hops, cherries, apples and mint. The state has deemed it safe to remain open but has placed 44 shipping containers - filled with concrete barriers and ...Slow-moving landslide has Yakima suburb on high alertKGMISlide could block river, flood Yakima Valley farmlandCapital PressHow to receive emergency notifications in Yakima CountyYakima Herald-RepublicColumbia Basin Herald -temblorall 22 news articles »

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  • Local Report: Yakima Valley basketball teams swept at Walla Walla - Yakima Herald-RepublicLocal Report: Yakima Valley basketball teams swept at Walla Walla - Yakima Herald-Republic

    Yakima Herald-RepublicLocal Report: Yakima Valley basketball teams swept at Walla WallaYakima Herald-RepublicAction from the college basketball match-up between Yakima Valley College and Community Colleges of Spokane at Yakima Valley College in Yakima, Wash. on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. Spokane defeated Yakima 102-94. (JAKE PARRISH/Yakima Herald-Republic ...

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  • Fury over Department of Licensing leads to series of changesFury over Department of Licensing leads to series of changes

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington State Department of Licensing will no longer release personal information to federal immigration authorities without a court order unless required by law, the agency announced Monday.

    Yakima Herald / 17 h. 32 min. ago
  • State lawmakers hoping to decriminalize common cases of driving with suspended license - Yakima Herald-RepublicState lawmakers hoping to decriminalize common cases of driving with suspended license - Yakima Herald-Republic

    Yakima Herald-RepublicState lawmakers hoping to decriminalize common cases of driving with suspended licenseYakima Herald-RepublicYAKIMA, Wash. -- State lawmakers are considering bills that would decriminalize driving with a suspended license if the suspension was for failing to pay fines. Bills in the House and the Senate are intended to prevent people from getting criminal ...

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  • State lawmakers hoping to decriminalize common cases of driving with suspended licenseState lawmakers hoping to decriminalize common cases of driving with suspended license

    YAKIMA, Wash. -- State lawmakers are considering bills that would decriminalize driving with a suspended license if the suspension was for failing to pay fines.

    Yakima Herald / 17 h. 46 min. ago
  • MLK Day marches, events, reflect tumultuous political climateMLK Day marches, events, reflect tumultuous political climate

    YAKIMA, Wash. -- As is the case every year, the main themes of Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations in the Yakima Valley were unity and community. But this year — with the 50th anniversary of King’s assassination approaching —…

    Yakima Herald / 17 h. 49 min. ago
  • MLK Day marches, events, reflect tumultuous political climate - Yakima Herald-RepublicMLK Day marches, events, reflect tumultuous political climate - Yakima Herald-Republic

    KIMA CBS 29MLK Day marches, events, reflect tumultuous political climateYakima Herald-RepublicHundreds participate in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day march in downtown Toppenish, Wash., Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (SHAWN GUST/Yakima Herald-Republic). MLKDayEvents-YH-011618-4.jpg. Buy Now. Miranda Marquez, 9, carries a sign during the Martin Luther ...People in Yakima honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day through unity, service and cultureKIMA CBS 29all 3 news articles »

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  • Blending ballet and mariachiBlending ballet and mariachi

    Renee Adams, Mid-Columbia Ballet director of programs and outreach, shares details about a collaboration between Mid-Columbia Ballet and Mariachi Halcon del Rio from Chiawana High School in Pasco. The new musical and dance presentation celebrating the female spirit features 31 local high school student.

    Yakima News / 22 h. 13 min. ago
  • Agency lifts burn ban for Yakima CountyAgency lifts burn ban for Yakima County

    YAKIMA, Wash. -- As of Monday afternoon, Yakima County is no longer under a burn ban.

    Yakima Herald / 1 d. 1 h. 36 min. ago
  • Autumn Glory breaks into top 20 apple salesAutumn Glory breaks into top 20 apple sales

    Autumn Glory, an exclusive variety of Yakima, Wash.-based Domex Superfresh Growers, cracked the top 20 of top apple varieties in November. Ranked at number 18, IRI scan data show that Autumn Glory - known for its sweet, firm flesh and notes of caramel and cinnamon - enjoyed 280% growth versus last November, according to a news release.

    Yakima News / 1 d. 5 h. 1 min. ago
  • Drone footage of huge fissure opening behind imminent landslideDrone footage of huge fissure opening behind imminent landslide

    The Yakima Herald posted this video, shot by Steven Mack, of a growing fissue on Rattlesnake Ridge near Yakima, Wa. I-82, seen in the footage, is only threatened in "less likely scenarios."

    Yakima News / 1 d. 9 h. 52 min. ago
  • Envisioning a 'beloved community: Yakima civil rights leader passionate about working toward King's dreamEnvisioning a 'beloved community: Yakima civil rights leader passionate about working toward King's dream

    YAKIMA, Wash -- It’s been nearly 50 years since the day Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed on a motel balcony in Memphis.

    Yakima Herald / 1 d. 17 h. 9 min. ago
  • State health insurance enrollment could top 2017 figuresState health insurance enrollment could top 2017 figures

    SEATTLE — Washington state is on pace to increase the number of people with health insurance despite efforts by the Republican Congress and the Trump administration to gut the laws known as Obamacare that expanded insurance coverage across the nation.

    Yakima Herald / 1 d. 17 h. 19 min. ago
  • Officials eye State Fair Park buildings for possible medical care in case of disasterOfficials eye State Fair Park buildings for possible medical care in case of disaster

    YAKIMA, Wash. -- Yakima Health District officials are exploring the possibility of using State Fair Park as a medical care facility during a disaster.

    Yakima Herald / 1 d. 17 h. 31 min. ago
  • See the latest movement of the Rattlesnake Ridge crackSee the latest movement of the Rattlesnake Ridge crack

    Steven Mack, a Yakima County geologist, took this footage Jan. 14, 2018, of the slowly widening crack on Rattlesnake Ridge near Interstate 82 south of Yakima. Steven Mack, a Yakima County geologist, took this footage Jan. 14, 2018, of the slowly widening crack on Rattlesnake Ridge near Interstate 82 south of Yakima.

    Yakima News / 1 d. 19 h. 6 min. ago
  • See the latest drone footage of Rattlesnake Ridge crackSee the latest drone footage of Rattlesnake Ridge crack

    Steven Mack, a Yakima County geologist, took this footage Jan. 14, 2018, of the slowly widening crack on Rattlesnake Ridge near Interstate 82 south of Yakima. Viera's Bakery at 6411 Burden Blvd. in Pasco makes hundreds of Rosca de reyes, a Hispanic type of king's cake, in preparation for tomorrow's holiday, DA a de Los Reyes, also known as Epiphany.

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  • Ellensburg pianist to make second appearance at regional competitionEllensburg pianist to make second appearance at regional competition

    Garrett Snedeker of Ellensburg is representing Washington once again in the Music Teachers National Association’s Northwest Division finals Sunday in Portland.

    Yakima Herald / 2 d. 7 h. 20 min. ago
  • City of Yakima rejoins county's emergency response team - Yakima Herald-RepublicCity of Yakima rejoins county's emergency response team - Yakima Herald-Republic

    Yakima Herald-RepublicCity of Yakima rejoins county's emergency response teamYakima Herald-RepublicYAKIMA, Wash. — Some three months after the city of Yakima completed work on its own, federally funded emergency operations center, it's rejoined the county's emergency response team. But city officials say the $17,000 center won't be wasted and that ...Yakima city council to consider declaring disasterKIMA CBS 29Congressman Dan Newhouse visits Rattlesnake RidgeFOX 11 and FOX 41 (press release) (blog)all 5 news articles »

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  • Often less visible, Yakima area's homeless youth and young adult population exploding - Yakima Herald-RepublicOften less visible, Yakima area's homeless youth and young adult population exploding - Yakima Herald-Republic

    Yakima Herald-RepublicOften less visible, Yakima area's homeless youth and young adult population explodingYakima Herald-RepublicCory Butler, 20, sits in the living room of Rod's House in Yakima, Wash. on Jan. 5, 2018. Butler has been homeless since he was 18, but has plans of getting his GED and becoming a tattoo artist. (JAKE PARRISH/Yakima Herald-Republic). HomelessYouth-YH ...

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  • Civic-minded? City of Yakima committees, boards have openings - Yakima Herald-RepublicCivic-minded? City of Yakima committees, boards have openings - Yakima Herald-Republic

    Yakima Herald-RepublicCivic-minded? City of Yakima committees, boards have openingsYakima Herald-RepublicYAKIMA, Wash. -- If you've wanted to help improve the quality of life in Yakima, here's your chance. The city has more than a dozen openings on several boards and committees focused on a variety of issues, including how to make the city more bike and ...

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  • Woman found dead in Washington state canyon had been shotWoman found dead in Washington state canyon had been shot

    Myers says the sheriff's office is leading the investigation, but is working closely with Yakima-area law enforcement agencies. The Trump administration may have violated federal law by exempting Florida from a national plan to expand offshore drilling, a Democratic senator says.

    Yakima News / 4 d. 15 h. 34 min. ago
  • The Hotel Group Expands Portfolio With Addition Of Home2 Suites by Hilton - Yakima Airport, WAThe Hotel Group Expands Portfolio With Addition Of Home2 Suites by Hilton - Yakima Airport, WA

    The property broke ground in late 2017 and is scheduled to open Spring 2019. The hotel is being designed to comfortably host families and sports teams, along with business and leisure travelers.

    Yakima News / 5 d. 10 h. 3 min. ago
  • View on Film: It's time to talk about - The Last Jedi'View on Film: It's time to talk about - The Last Jedi'

    YAKIMA, Wash. -- I want to talk about the eighth chapter in the Skywalker saga, which means I'll be talking about its secrets.

    Yakima News / 6 d. 2 h. 16 min. ago
  • Film Clips: Jan. 11, 2018Film Clips: Jan. 11, 2018

    Steven Spielberg's "The Post," starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, opens Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Yakima, Wash. Steven Spielberg's "The Post," starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, opens Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Yakima, Wash.

    Yakima News / 6 d. 2 h. 16 min. ago
  • Yakima lags well behind state, U.S. in high school graduates - Wed, 10 Jan 2018 PSTYakima lags well behind state, U.S. in high school graduates - Wed, 10 Jan 2018 PST

    The rate runs counter to a national trend that finds for the first time in U.S. history, 90 percent of the country's residents 25 and older have graduated from high school, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Statewide, nearly 91 percent of Washington residents in that same age category have attained a high school degree.

    Yakima News / 6 d. 4 h. 40 min. ago
  • Debate simmers over police selling seized guns - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 PSTDebate simmers over police selling seized guns - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 PST

    Kyle Juhl made one last attempt to patch things up with his fiancee, then took back his ring, put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger as she and her mother ran from the apartment. The bullet went through a wall and narrowly missed a neighbor's head as she bent to pick up her little boy.

    Yakima News / 6 d. 18 h. 44 min. ago
  • Superfresh Growers urges a Pink Lady Valentine's DaySuperfresh Growers urges a Pink Lady Valentine's Day

    With their pink skin and sweet tart flavor, Pink Lady apples are great for Valentine's Day promotions, according to Yakima, Wash.-based Domex Superfresh Growers. IRI data shows Pink Lady apples are up 3.4% in dollars over last year and up 8% in volume, with a consistent ranking among top apples nationwide, according to a news release.

    Yakima News / 7 d. 6 h. 9 min. ago