Additional charges may be coming
Man facing drug charges
Arraignment set for July 28 in homicide case
An Outlook teen was charged with second-degree murder in adult court yesterday.
Outlook teen faces murder charge
An Outlook teen will be charged with second-degree murder in adult court at 1 p.m. today in Yakima.
Residents want details about new hospital
Residents attending a rezone hearing last night questioned issues related to Sunnyside Community Hospital’s proposed move.
Defendant’s case may move from juvenile to adult court
The Yakima County prosecuting attorney is recommending an Outlook teenager be charged with second-degree murder in adult court.
Altitude to mark second anniversary
One of Washington’s first marijuana retailers is no longer in danger of losing its state license.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is investigating an explosion reported Wednesday.
Prosser woman a pioneer in war time
A Prosser woman will be honored today during the city’s 39th annual flag raising ceremony.
Residents’ concerns sway council vote
Land for a potential pharmaceutical farm will not be annexed.
The School District’s migrant program coordinator will receive special honors in August.
New charges filed six days after conviction
After more than nine months, an accused transgender car thief made a preliminary appearance in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday.
Officials had 60 days to respond to lawsuit
The mayor, city administrator and city are named in a lawsuit seeking $550,000 in damages.
Development brings 35 jobs to Sunnyside
A local company celebrated completion of a $97 million expansion yesterday with about 480 guests on hand.
Museum may move into site next week
Renovations to an old garage are complete and the museum is ready to move in.
Outlook man to serve 33 months
A local man accused of selling drugs from a bus will spend 33 months in prison.
A local man accused of breaking into a home and assaulting two people faces six criminal charges.
Company hosts ribbon cutting Wednesday
Crews are putting the finishing touches on a $97 million expansion project.
Father and sons share medical practice
A father and his two sons have been ensuring Lower Valley residents can see clearly for three decades.
Grandview staff getting nearly $111K in raises
Top-level city workers are going to receive a total of nearly a half-million dollars in raises.
A Sunnyside woman is hoping to reach a plea agreement for allegedly assaulting her children with a hot griddle.
A Kennewick woman and Pasco man are recovering from injuries sustained in an early morning crash 9 miles west of the city.
Church hosts community service
Prayers and reflection marked the atmosphere last night at a service for the victims of the shooting at Pulse Orlando in Orlando, Fla.
Powdery mildew on agricultural products can cause economic hardship for growers looking to export their products.
The State Patrol is requesting multiple charges for a local man arrested Friday.
Resident agrees to 22 months for eluding officers
A local man agreed to serve 22 months in prison for crimes committed on Jan. 28.
A total of 209 graduates walk in ceremony
The class of 2016 is preparing for the future beyond high school.
Local woman ordered to pay more than $25,000
A woman charged with embezzling will have to pay a school more than $25,000 in restitution.
Crews still mopping up 300-acre blaze
Officials are trying to determine what caused a brush fire yesterday that burned 300 acres and closed state Highway 241 for four hours.
A local man faces multiple charges after eluding law enforcement officers on two occasions.
Employment arbitration hearing set for tomorrow
A former employee is one step closer to concluding his disputes with the city.
National Weather Service issues alert
Early June is proving to be hotter than normal for the second year in a row.
Zillah man scheduled for Aug. 1 trial
A former Wapato police officer accused of raping his wife was arraigned Monday.
Police have in custody a man they were looking for Monday on Van Belle Road near Lower Valley Memorial Gardens.
Woman from Moxee beaten before arriving at Avila’s home
A local man appears in court today on first-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping charges.
A man accused of using his 11-year-old daughter as a shield against police faces first-degree kidnapping and second-degree malicious mischief charges.
Prosecutor to consider possible charges
A cemetery manager pulled his gun during a dispute Saturday.
Sunnyside celebrates biggest class
The high school’s biggest graduating class joined others around the Lower Yakima Valley in saying goodbye Friday and Saturday.
Safety concerns prompt possible change
The current site for Yakima County Fire District No. 5’s dispatch center raises “a few red flags,” Chief Brian Vogel said.
PTA president charged with embezzlement
A woman charged with embezzling more than $5,000 from a local PTA is in court today.
Two suspects in the death of a Yakima County inmate are headed to trial July 18, court records state.
Lead and copper contamination in potable drinking water is a concern for schools across the state.
At least four lower valley blazes reported
Yakima County fire crews kept busy chasing grass fire calls yesterday afternoon.
64 students were aboard; no injuries reported
Students riding home on a school bus that crashed yesterday are safely back in class today.
Stella’s at Willow Crest Wine Estates opens today.
Mabton man awaits June 20 sentencing
A Mabton man will be sentenced June 20 after being found guilty yesterday in the shooting death of his former girlfriend.
Suspect awaits his fate in murder case
The fate of a man accused of killing the mother of his child is in the hands of a Benton County Superior Court jury.
Jepson steps down to retire
The School Board has a vacancy following the resignation of a longtime director.
The City Council will review an official employment agreement for the city administrator/public works director position.
The Yakima Valley Community College Grandview campus hosted its eighth annual Grape to Glass Gala to generate scholarship funds for the wine and enology program at the college.
The Vikings softball team dropped both games at districts Saturday.