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Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:25:00 EST
Fashion Corner: A local dress shop that's popular worldwide
Where can you find a dress shop that's always seemed to be a one-stop-shop for brides and other women looking for that perfect dress? Right in Sunnyside, WA. 

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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:34:00 EST
Rumors about Zillah HS threat put to rest by authorities
As details came out about yesterday's mass shooting, one of our viewers reached out to us about a possible threat at Zillah High School.  

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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:20:00 EST
Yakima woman who hit teen with car is identified by police
Thanks to a downtown business, police found the woman who hit a Yakima teenager with her car. 

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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 20:44:00 EST
Love, lock and load at the gun range on Valentine's Day
Some couples may like to spend Valentine's Day with flowers and chocolates, but others...spend it at the gun range.

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Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:48:00 EST
Yakima woman killed in car crash; speeding too fast for conditions
On February 14 at around 8:30 a.m., a car traveling westbound on I-90 5 miles southwest of Medical Lake lost control and left the roadway, killing the driver. 

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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:33:00 EST
February 2018 Special Election Results
Click here for links to all the 2018 February Special Election results.

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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:15:00 EST
Early morning fire destroys family of 9's home, kills 5 dogs
Firefighters were called to the home on South 29th Ave just before 3 a.m., and by the time they arrived it will fully engulfed in flames. 

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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 19:29:00 EST
YCSO gets military vehicles through Army program
When the Yakima County Sheriff's Office responds to a call, it could take hours before they get there. 

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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:20:00 EST
Drugs and a gun found at an in-house daycare
On Thursday, the DEA found drugs and guns at a daycare center in Yakima. 

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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 18:54:00 EST
Level III sex offender residence notification: John Marvin Hedges
Hedges was convicted on April 2, 1997 of Rape in the First Degree.

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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:40:00 EST
Yakima Fire Chief, Deputy Chief to retire this month
Two Yakima firefighters with more than 70 years of combined experience will retire this month. 

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Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:25:00 EST
Meth dealer sentenced to 235 months in prison
49-year-old Daniel Woolem of Moxee was sentenced to 235 months in prison for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine and for Distribution of Methamphetamine. 

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Fri, 9 Feb 2018 18:51:00 EST
Yakima firefighters honor late retired Captain Burton
Fire officials in Yakima have come together to honor the death of retired Captain Robert Burton. 

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Fri, 9 Feb 2018 16:28:00 EST
14-year-old in jail after leading cops on pursuit, possession of firearm
On February 8, 2018, at 10:00 am, a Yakima County Sheriff’s Office deputy was involved in a vehicle pursuit while attempting to stop a car speeding 83 MPH in a 55 MPH zone on US Hwy 97 milepost 73. 

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Fri, 9 Feb 2018 16:22:00 EST
Ken Wade announced as Ellensburg's new police chief
Today, City Manager John Akers announced Ken Wade will be the City of Ellensburg's Police Chief subject to a final police chief background check, which is currently underway. 

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Fri, 9 Feb 2018 14:17:00 EST
Yakama Nation Tribal Council declares public safety crisis
People engaged in unlawful activities on Yakama lands are on official notice through a Yakama Nation Tribal Council Resolution that could result in immediate exclusion, jail time, fines, suspension of all Treaty-reserved hunting, fishing and gathering rights, and banishment from the Yakama Nation with forfeiture of per capita payments. 

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Fri, 9 Feb 2018 07:35:00 EST
Flying with Emotional Support Animals
NBC RIGHT NOW- Under the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) an Emotional Support Animal, is any animal that can provide therapeutic and emotional comfort, companionship and affection to their owner. 

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Thu, 8 Feb 2018 21:53:00 EST
CWU students share Wildcat pride with High School Musical flash mob
When High School Musical premiered on the Disney Channel in 2006, it instantly created a frenzy with millions of kids across the country who watched it.

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Thu, 8 Feb 2018 21:25:00 EST
Most prominent flu strain affecting our community
The flu continues to impact the lives of many nationwide, but did you know there are different strains of the flu? 

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Thu, 8 Feb 2018 16:41:00 EST
Kombucha bar in Kennewick boasts 30 flavors
Today, annual sales of kombucha are at over $500 million and it's considered a growing trend that's likely to stick around. 

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Wed, 7 Feb 2018 21:11:00 EST
Arraignment postponed for Yakima rapist
A 29-year-old man is sitting in the Yakima County Jail for rape charges in a case prosecutors are calling horrific. The victim in this case - a 12-year-old girl. 

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Wed, 7 Feb 2018 19:36:00 EST
Criminals who crashed into a ditch twice make first court appearance
On Wednesday afternoon, the two men who Yakima Sheriff's deputies say crashed two vehicles in Moxee yesterday morning made their first court appearance.

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Tue, 6 Feb 2018 21:24:00 EST
Health centers unite and wear red to support funding reinstatement
Nationwide, community health centers are waiting on Congress to reinstate their funding. 

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Tue, 6 Feb 2018 20:02:00 EST
Yakima City Council meets to discuss central plaza project
Construction of the Yakima Central Plaza is still months away, but the City Council is getting closer to starting the controversial project.

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Tue, 6 Feb 2018 16:50:00 EST
Northwest Harvest receives large donation of beef
Washington Beef LLC, located in Toppenish, WA , is donating 10,000 pounds of ground beef and over 9,000 pounds of beef patties to Northwest Harvest's Yakima Distribution Center. 

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Mon, 5 Feb 2018 21:48:00 EST
Workshops available for parents to help their kids prepare for kindergarten
Kennewick, Pasco, and Richland School Districts are all offering parents a chance to attend workshops that will give them the necessary tools to prepare their kids for kindergarten. 

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Mon, 5 Feb 2018 20:41:00 EST
While one Ridge evacuee finds a new home, uncertainty looms for others
Several Rattlesnake Ridge evacuees are hoping for the best while facing the worst. 

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Mon, 5 Feb 2018 17:42:00 EST
Wapato man killed in Friday's shooting identified
Yakima County Sheriff's deputies are still investigating after a shooting in Wapato Friday afternoon. 

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Fri, 2 Feb 2018 18:27:00 EST
East Valley HS placed on temporary lock down for student situation
East Valley High School was placed on a precautionary lock down on Friday, February 2 around 11:25 a.m. as administrators investigated a student situation. 

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Thu, 1 Feb 2018 20:28:00 EST
Despite the lifted evacuations, families living near the ridge don't want to return home
It's been just over 24 hours since officials monitoring the landslide on Rattlesnake Ridge lifted Level 3 evacuations for those living along I-82.

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Thu, 1 Feb 2018 19:23:00 EST
Rotary Club exceeds promise for new Yakima aquatic center
Local Rotary club officials announced today pledges have “far exceeded” their promise of over $2 million dollars for a new aquatic center in Yakima. 

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Wed, 31 Jan 2018 20:40:00 EST
How the Yakima Airport is faring with ice and snow this season
Last year, Yakima County received more snow than usual, which meant workers had to be quick to keep the runways at the Yakima Airport clean. 

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Wed, 31 Jan 2018 11:26:00 EST
Murder suspect pleads not guilty
A 24-year-old man has pleaded not guilty in the shooting death of a woman whose body was found in the Yakima River Canyon.

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Tue, 30 Jan 2018 18:46:00 EST
Virginia Mason Memorial restricts visitors under 12 until flu season subsides
Virginia Mason Memorial hospital (and our entire community) is experiencing high rates of flu cases. 

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Tue, 30 Jan 2018 04:41:00 EST
Suspect found guilty of malicious mischief after 2016 stabbing
A man who turned himself in for stabbing another man at a party has been found not guilty of first degree assault and first degree burglary.

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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 21:43:00 EST
La Casa Hogar in Yakima helping Dreamers reapply for DACA
DACA continues to be a hot topic. But the big question continues to be: come February 8, will Congress present a fair path for Dreamers? 

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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:10:00 EST
Kittitas County deputies arrest 3 burglary suspects
A Badger Pocket resident phoned 9-1-1 when he heard someone kicking in the door to his home about 1:20 a.m. Monday morning.

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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 01:17:00 EST
One dead in helicopter crash in Garfield County
POMEROY, WA- Authorities say one person is dead following a helicopter crash in the northern part of Garfield County.    Garfield County Sheriff Drew W. Hyer says the crash took place at about 2 p.m. Saturday, and the investigation has been turned over to the Washington State Patrol, the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.    Fish and Wildlife officials, firefighters, Washington State Patrol and Lifeflight responded to the ...

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Sun, 28 Jan 2018 13:40:00 EST
Ranchers in Yakima County filing lawsuit over Range 12 Fire
YAKIMA COUNTY, WA.-- On January 25, a group of cattle ranchers in Yakima County filed a lawsuit against the United States, the U.S. Department of Defense, and the U.S. Army for the repercussions of the Range 12 Fire of 2016.  

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Fri, 26 Jan 2018 19:18:00 EST
Ellensburg Rodeo 2018 Royal Court selected
The Ellensburg Rodeo is pleased to announce the selection of the 2018 Royal Court.

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Fri, 26 Jan 2018 13:14:00 EST
Washington State Enhanced Driver's License & ID
WASHINGTON STATE- Starting October 1, 2020 anyone in the state of Washington wanting to travel on a domestic flight MUST have a passport or federally compliant ID

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Fri, 26 Jan 2018 06:59:00 EST
YSO makes arrest in ongoing burglary investigation
A 42-year-old Yakima County man is behind bars after a search warrant near Tieton.

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Fri, 26 Jan 2018 06:47:00 EST
The Summit at Snoqualmie opens; boil water advisory still in effect
After a failure in the public water system at Snoqualmie Pass closed the Summit at Snoqualmie Thursday, the ski resort says it will reopen to skiers and snowboarders Friday.

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Thu, 25 Jan 2018 21:12:00 EST
New aviation program is beginning to soar at CWU
Aviation has a long history of being part of Washington's core economy, and that's creating a lot of excitement at Central Washington University in Ellensburg. 

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Thu, 25 Jan 2018 20:32:00 EST
Donated old newspapers take Yakima's library-goers back in time
A historic contribution has been given to Yakima Valley Libraries: newspapers dating back to the 1900's showing what life used to be like.

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Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:22:00 EST
Suspect arrested after home invasion
A 29-year-old man is behind bars in connection to a home invasion in Yakima.

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Wed, 24 Jan 2018 04:19:00 EST
Woman dies after getting hit by truck while crossing street
Authorities say a 96-year-old Yakima woman died after getting hit by a motorist while she was crossing a street.

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 21:27:00 EST
Rattlesnake Ridge: The latest updates on January 23, 2018
It's been 'all eyes' on Rattlesnake Ridge in Union Gap for months. 

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 21:00:00 EST
One Union Gap man prepares for the worst with impending landslide
Today we spoke with a Union Gap resident who is aware the landslide is moving slowly, but he has a plan in place in case of an emergency. 

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Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:56:00 EST
Influenza in Yakima County: the best ways for you to stay flu-free
The Yakima Health District says the best way to keep a home influenza-free is disinfecting. 

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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:58:00 EST
17-year-old who shot at YPD officer could faces charges as an adult
New details into last night's shooting in Yakima that shut down an entire neighborhood.

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