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Speed signs being used

The state Department of Transportation and the Washington State Patrol are using portable speed-sensing signs to slow down traffic in South-Central Washington, including Yakima County.

Suspect in custody

Law enforcement has taken into custody a suspect for a homicide investigated Friday.

Fire erupts on Snake River

Firefighters have been mobilized to another fire in Washington state.

Learn about immigration in Yakima

Yakima Valley Libraries July session of “Lawyers in the Library” will provide attendees with immigration information and answers to related legal questions.

Agenda items approved

A public hearing for the city’s 6-year Transportation Improvement Program was completed Tuesday.

Stolen vehicle recovered

A vehicle reported stolen after its driver had problems was recovered by Benton County Sheriff’s deputies.

Police find meth in truck

A Saturday evening traffic stop turned into a methamphetamine bust.

Arraignment set in threat

A local man who threatened a popular Mexican restaurant’s owner will be arraigned next week.

Cause of pallet business fire undetermined

The cause of a fire that destroyed a pallet business on Scoon Road has not be determined.

Expect delays east of pass

Nighttime rock blasting closures resume this week on Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass.

Homicide investigated

A homicide reported Friday just after 2 a.m. is being investigated by the Yakama Nation Tribal Police and FBI.

Mosquito control starts

Benton County Mosquito Control will spray for mosquitoes today in two Yakima County communities.

Committee to meet

The Budget and Finance Committee meets tomorrow to discuss vacation buyouts and other city finance issues.

County issues health alert

Yakima County Health District is warning people with health conditions about the dangers of smoke from wildfires.

Court offers amnesty to offenders

Yakima County District Court is offering amnesty to those with fines and penalties yet to be paid.

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