Although many park roads are closed to vehicle access for the winter, areas throughout Mt. Rainier National Park remain open for recreation.
What a difference a week can make in football.
Finishing in the Top 4 of the Central Washington Athletic Conference standings is the goal for the Greyhounds boys basketball team this season.
Will lean on three returning players
With eight varsity players lost to graduation, the 2015-16 edition of the Sunnyside girls basketball team will look to new faces to sustain the program’s momentum.
Recent rains and the freeze-thaw cycle have created hazardous conditions on some national forest roads and trails on the Entiat, Wenatchee River, Cle Elum, and Methow Valley ranger districts.
A total of $350 million is available to help landowners protect and restore key farmlands, grasslands and wetlands across the nation.
“I feel I would be happy anywhere. But, I am happy I get to stay close to home,” newly graduated Trooper Carlos N. Mata said of learning he has been assigned to the Grandview Washington State Patrol detachment.
The community float committee, Yakima Valley Tourism, Northwest Nitro Nationals and American Legion will receive Lodging Tax Advisory Committee funding.
The Yakima River Basin Water Enhancement Project Phase III Act, which addresses long-standing water issues in the Yakima River Basin, advanced out of the U.S. Senate’s Natural Resources Committee last week.
A security camera filmed a suspect entering an unlocked car in the 300 block of Avenue F yesterday.
A home in the 200 block of Morse Road was apparently burglarized twice yesterday, according to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.
Since last Friday police have been busy.
A workshop to provide information on basic animal behavior, low-stress safe handling guidelines and effective handling/training techniques will be offered next month.
Grant Smith (right) prays with the Dennis Cromwell family this past Saturday night at a benefit held to help offset medical costs incurred during Cromwell’s ongoing cancer treatment.
Following the continuation of a public hearing from Nov. 10, City Council last night adopted a $23.5 million budget for 2016.
A five-vehicle crash on the Mabton Bridge yesterday morning was the result of a Yakima woman following another vehicle too closely on the slick road.
Freezing rain, snow pack double punch
Snow-covered, icy roads led to crashes and interrupted some school schedules this morning.
Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic’s Chief Dental Officer Mark Koday, DDS, has been appointed to The American Dental Association Council on Access, Prevention and Inter-professional Relations.