Texas man wants to donate dogs
It’s been nearly a year since the Police Department’s K-9 officer was shot and killed, and the department is looking at reviving the program.
Growth sought for Twin City Foods site
A 335,000-square foot, 19-acre facility in the middle of town is under new ownership.
City Council to consider policy options
The city does not have a Facebook or other social media account, but the City Council may decide to fix that.
Guns stolen from Ace Hardware
A Sunnyside man is in court today for a preliminary hearing, facing 24 counts of theft of a firearm, first-degree trafficking in stolen property, money laundering and four counts of possession of unlawful firearms.
A Sunnyside woman entered into a plea agreement for stabbing her ex-boyfriend in the back and has been sentenced.
A local community college dean is moving on.
The local School Board chairman may be advancing to the Nov. 8 general election for the 16th Legislative District, Pos. No. 1 seat.
Range 12 Fire 60 percent contained
A wildfire that started Saturday about 12 miles north of town is 60 percent contained.
Man to serve six months for role in shooting
One of three people believed responsible for the shooting death of a former Sunnyside man entered a plea Monday.
City pays $17,000 to former worker
The city has agreed to pay a former employee $17,000 in exchange for releasing it from any claims he has.
State fire crews are completing mop-ups and containment of the Ward Gap Fire.
Range 12 Fire at 175,000 acres
Firefighters continue to battle the Range 12 Fire and several others in the region.
Residents are returning to their homes today after the South Ward Gap Fire prompted evacuations.
60,000 acres already burned
Crews are bracing for another hot day on the Range 12 fire line today.
Second suspect awaits additional hearing, trial
A 19-year-old from Grandview has entered a guilty plea fin connection with a local armed robbery that happened in March.
Grandview man gets more than 18 years; Sunnyside resident gets 7
Two Lower Yakima Valley men accused of killing a man at a Pasco night club last August will serve time.
Fire weather watch issued for Saturday
A hill that reaches from state Highway 24 to the Cheyne landfill was ablaze last night.
The School Board will have an opportunity to approve the proposed $90 million fiscal 2016-17 budget during a its Aug. 25 meeting.
Grandview native released after hearing
A former Yakima County deputy prosecuting attorney is being charged with indecent liberties with forcible compulsion.
$90 million financial plan topic of meeting
The School Board will hear highlights of the proposed $90 million fiscal 2016-17 budget during a 7:30 p.m. meeting today.
More than 919 Yakima County readers will be reading more this summer, thanks to a county wide summer program.
Former Spokane Tribe detective at the helm
The city’s third police chief this year was sworn into office last night.
B Street construction under way
The city’s plans to improve streets are one step closer to being complete.
Spending to increase $300K next year
The School District last night unanimously approved a $12.27 million budget for the upcoming school year, an increase of about $300,000 over the 2015-16 school year.
Flores accused of possessing, dealing narcotics
A local man will be arraigned Aug. 5 following his arrest last week on multiple drug charges.
Benton REA, Yakama Power hear from public
A forum giving the public a chance to ask questions and provide opinions on a potential change in power services is planned for Tuesday.
The city’s ordinances may be changed to allow an accommodation process for people with disabilities.
Charges connected to airport bust
A man and woman arrested at the Sunnyside Municipal Airport last Friday were part of a larger operation.
A small fire in a barn could have turned into a raging inferno had it not been for the quick actions of a couple of teens.
First elected Hispanic cites family move
The City Council will have a vacancy following its July 26 meeting.
Officials say Canadian pair are flight risk
Two Canadians are in jail today, facing drug trafficking charges related to an alleged drug exchange at the Sunnyside Municipal Airport.
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.
Prosser woman a pioneer in war time
A Prosser woman will be honored today during the city’s 39th annual flag raising ceremony.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is investigating an explosion reported Wednesday.
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.