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Sat, 22 Sep 2018 22:54:00 EDT
Military vehicle drives off cliff, four injured
KITTITAS COUNTY, WA-  A military exercise early Saturday morning sent four men to the hospital after their Stryker went over a 25 foot cliff.  Washington State Patrol said the military vehicle was headed along the south side of I-90 around 4:30 a.m. on a dirt road. The driver, 22-year-old Chance Kennen, didn't see the cliff up ahead and ended up going over. The Stryker landed on its front, facing the ground with its wheels against the cliff. Kennen was taken Harb...

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Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:29:00 EDT
SWX High School Football - Game of the Week Scores 9-21-18
SWX Game of the Week Scores 9-21-18

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:28:00 EDT
Smart house at the Central Washington State Fair
If don't have any plans for the weekend yet, there's no need to worry, the Central Washington State Fair has started. 

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:09:00 EDT
Parent-to-Parent Academy looks forward to second successful year, YSD says
Washington Middle School is offering a four-week Parent-to-Parent Academy for a second consecutive year. 

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Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:58:00 EDT
#Metoo movement sparks changes for local businesses
KENNEWICK: The #metro movement spread virally in October 2017 as a hashtag used on social media -- hashtag me too. The movement is bringing awareness to sexual assault and harassment cases -- especially in the workplace It led to many High-Profile cases that have been making headlines for months, and that's encouraged even more people to come forward with their own stories. Every week it seems as though there's a new case to report on, so now -- there seems to be some changes with h...

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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 20:54:00 EDT
4th Zintel Canyon fire sparks since August 30
It's been a summer of fires in Kennewick's Zintel Canyon, and now residents are wondering what's starting them.

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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 21:00:00 EDT
Healthier choices for children
Yakima, WA - With busy live styles our diet can be something we often forget about. 

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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:21:00 EDT
CDC says nasal spray is back for this year's flu season
WASHINGTON: It's barely pumpkin latte season and already signs are up advertising *flu* shots! One vaccine that's been off the market for a couple years is back this year. Two years ago the nasal spray vaccine was taken off the market because the Center for Disease Control said it was no longer effective for that particular flu season. For those who tend to get a little needle frantic, the CDC now says this year's nasal spray vaccine should be effective for this year's flu strain. I...

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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:31:00 EDT
'Evening of Hope' sheds light on homelessness & addiction in Yakima
Yakima's Union Gospel Mission kicks off their annual Evening of Hope event with homelessness and addiction in the spotlight. 

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Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:31:00 EDT
What are the dangers of electronic devices?
Nowadays, just about everyone has a cell phone, laptop or a tablet and that includes children.  

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Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:24:00 EDT
Kennewick para educators rally for higher wages
KENNEWICK: Educators across Washington Sate have been rallying for higher wages for a while now. Some districts have come to a decision, but others are still in the negotiation stage  Today Kennewick para educators, cashiers and licensed nurse practitioners rally outside the Kennewick administration building for their third bargaining session this summer. Para Educators we talked with today say paras are really the first-responders to the teachers, therefore, it's important t...

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Tue, 18 Sep 2018 20:05:00 EDT
Benton-Franklin Health District hosts youth suicide prevention summit
KENNEWICK: it's a sad reality, but in the last year the Tri-Cities community has lost 25 people to suicide. Local health experts are trying to get a handle on this problem. 12 of those 25 people who died from suicide were kids and young adults between the ages of 10 and 24. That's why a room full of medical clinicians, local organizations and school nurses join together to talk suicide prevention at a summit Tuesday morning. Local health experts we talked to say young people commi...

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Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:31:00 EDT
BREAKING: Yakima Police arrest a man after brief standoff at a house
Yakima police have arrested a man who refused to come out of a house. Police say he surrendered around 8:00 a.m. Tuesday.

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Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:31:00 EDT
Yakima police chief is let go
Yakima's police chief has been fired.

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Sun, 16 Sep 2018 01:19:00 EDT
Two arrested and several other suspects still at large from burglary in Toppenish
TOPPENISH, WA- Yakima County Sheriff's Deputies are still searching for suspects who broke into a home on Saturday morning.  Around 10:30 a.m. the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a burglary in progress in the 1200 block of East McDonald Road, just outside the City of Toppenish. The home owner had interrupted the suspect(s) and observed them flee out his home into an agricultural area. A Yakima County Sheriff’s Office Deputy arrived within minutes of...

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Fri, 14 Sep 2018 22:41:00 EDT
4th fatal collision from stop sign ignorance; YCSO deputies investigating
One person is dead after a two-vehicle collision Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Independence Road and Scoon Road. 

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Fri, 14 Sep 2018 21:22:00 EDT
Suspect wanted for attempted homicide detained
Police have detained Devon Lowe, who had a warrant out for his arrest for attempted homicide in Kittias County. 

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Thu, 13 Sep 2018 20:42:00 EDT
Airport Simulation
This Saturday the Yakima Air Terminal McAllister Field will be holding a full scale exercise simulating a plane crash. 

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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 20:39:00 EDT
Myriad Genetics helps patients find their depression medication faster
WASHINGTON: Mental health is talked about a lot these days. In fact, one in five people in the U.S are clinically depressed. Now a national company is working to help people get better, faster- and it's called "Myriad Genetic Response." When a patient first approaches their primary care doctor with depression, they're usually prescribed a medication based on medical history, symptoms or family history. However, usually there's a trial and error period. Each each drug can ...

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Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:45:00 EDT
Local impact of U.S.-Mexico trade Agreement
 President Trump announced this past August a new preliminary agreement between the U.S. and Mexico called the United States Mexico Trade Agreement. The agreement still needs to be approved by congress but here locally Mexico is one of Washington's top markets for apples and pears

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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 21:27:00 EDT
NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday host comes to Yakima
A well known journalist spoke at the Yakima Capitol Theater.

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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:19:00 EDT
Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field to host full-scale crash exercise
Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field will be the site of a full-scale exercise from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm this coming Saturday, September 15.

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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:44:00 EDT
Healthcare Provider Summit for breastfeeding education
The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is hosting a Healthcare Provider Summit on Breastfeeding Setbacks. 

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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:29:00 EDT
43-year-old Cle Elum woman arrested for 6 counts of child rape
A Kittitas County Sheriff's deputy's investigation of a disabled vehicle Saturday morning led to the arrest of 43-year-old Cle Elum resident for sexual assault. 

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Tue, 11 Sep 2018 21:45:00 EDT
Yakima Police urging school zone safety
With school being back in session several crosswalks are back to being busy. 

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Wed, 12 Sep 2018 10:35:00 EDT
End of summer AC maintenance
 As summer is winding down, there's a few things to keep in mind when it comes to maintaining your HVAC units and heating systems. 

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Tue, 11 Sep 2018 22:13:00 EDT
Men cited for firing rifles near firefighters
A newspaper in another country posted an article saying two Australian firefighters helping with the Miriam Fire were, "chased and shot at."

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Tue, 11 Sep 2018 21:46:00 EDT
Veterans remembering 9/11
Sunnyside veterans gathered to recognize victims who died during September 11.

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Mon, 10 Sep 2018 21:20:00 EDT
Family of eight survives without a father
The Canales family remains strong even though a family member is still missing.

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Sun, 9 Sep 2018 22:29:00 EDT
Fires started by lightning cause level 2 evacuations
CLE ELUM, WA- The lightening storm that passed through Kittitas County Friday evening started two fires on U.S. Forest Service lands near Blewett Pass. Approximately 25 acres are burning to the east of Forest Road 9714 and 5-10 acres are burning to the west of Forest Road 9714. Level 2 evacuations are underway for homes 0.5 miles north of the fire.  The Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office continues to work closely with a mobilized Type 3 Incident Management Team that ha...

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Sun, 9 Sep 2018 16:00:00 EDT
Friday lightening strike keeps Kittitas firefighters busy through the weekend
KITTITAS COUNTY: It's been an all hands on deck weekend for Kittitas firefighters. The lightening storm that passed through Kittitas County Friday evening started two fires near Blewett Pass. Saturday evening, the Type 3 Incident Management Team set up at the Kittitas Valley Event Center in Ellensburg for both the Iron East and Iron West burning near Blewett pass. The East fire is currently about 20 acres and the West fire is about 5 acres. Sunday morning nearly 170 firefighters wer...

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Sun, 9 Sep 2018 15:35:00 EDT
Evacuations lifted for fire burning near Glade Creek
GLADE CREEK: As of 11 a.m Sunday morning, evacuations have been lifted for the Glade Creek fire burning South of Mabton.  The 3,000 acre fire started Friday evening threatening homes, crops and infrastructure. It has since burned into Benton and KIlickitat Counties. The fire originally called for level 1 evacuations to take place and for state mobilization, who were called in early Saturday morning. Mobilization specialists from the fire protection bureau have ordered three wi...

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Sun, 9 Sep 2018 14:54:00 EDT
Search continues for hit and run suspect near sagehill road
FRANKLIN COUNTY: The Franklin County Sheriff Office is still looking for a hit and run suspect from Saturday morning. This all happened around 5 a.m Saturday near Sagehill Rd. and Eagle Rd. The driver of the black car was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. Meanwhile, the suspect driving a silver Nissan Altima got out of his car, into an unknown vehicle and then left the scene. The suspect driver is described as a shorter Hispanic male in his 50s. At the time he wa...

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Sat, 8 Sep 2018 23:38:00 EDT
Whooshh's Salmon Cannon at 2018 River Fest
KENNEWICK, WA-The River Festival 2018 was held Saturday at Columbia Park. There were tons of kids and families enjoying all the activities and events. The River Festival is a fun educational event that promoted the benefits of the rivers and the hydro-systems.   The festival showcases all the different benefits and uses of our rivers including power generation through dams and how river based water makes our economy possible.  Kids has the chance to participate in recreati...

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Fri, 7 Sep 2018 07:46:00 EDT
Search for missing Yakima woman with special needs called off
Yakima Police are searching for a missing 22-year-old woman. Police say Natalie Grace Dearinger was last seen Thursday morning in the driveway of her family home off 72nd and Spokane Street.

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Fri, 7 Sep 2018 19:17:00 EDT
Operation Thank You & PNW Bush Packers golf tournament for military members
PASCO: It's no doubt that the Tri-Cities is made up of many veterans, so today PNW Bush Packers hit the green in partnership with "Operation Thank You" to raise money for our troops overseas. Operation Thank You is made up of veterans, parents, wives, children and family members of military members whose goal is to support and show respect to our troops. All proceeds raised at today's golf tournament will help fund nearly 1,000 care packages. One or...

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Thu, 6 Sep 2018 10:12:00 EDT
Man shot and killed in early morning shooting in Yakima
Fatal shooting investigation underway in Yakima, Police looking for suspects.

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Wed, 5 Sep 2018 21:22:00 EDT
FBI seeks information regarding death of 53-year-old man in Wapato
The FBI is seeking information regarding the death of a 53-year-old man in Wapato.

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Wed, 5 Sep 2018 19:41:00 EDT
Level III sex offender residence notification: Ramon Garcia
Ramon Garcia is 40 years old, Hispanic, with black hair and brown eyes. His new residence is in the 300th block of N 9th Street in Yakima, WA 98901.

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Wed, 5 Sep 2018 15:55:00 EDT
Two tiny homes built in Terrace Heights for homeless families
Two tiny homes have been unveiled in Terrace Heights for homeless families. 

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Wed, 5 Sep 2018 15:49:00 EDT
Wapato mayor reselected; City Administrator position added
A new face will be taking over the mayor's position in Wapato. Juan Orozco is no longer Wapato's mayor. 

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Wed, 5 Sep 2018 15:36:00 EDT
95-year-old WWII vet receives recognition
A 95-year-old World War II veteran received the proper recognition for the time he served. 

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Wed, 5 Sep 2018 14:34:00 EDT
Gas prices noticeably increasing
Have you noticed a change in how much you're paying at the gas station? 

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Mon, 3 Sep 2018 20:50:00 EDT
Two dead in motorhome crash on I-90 outside of Ellensburg
ELLENSBURG, WA-  Two people are dead following a rollover crash on I-90 Monday. It happened around 3:30 p.m. near milepost 110, just outside of Ellensburg. Washington State Patrol Troopers said a 61-year-old woman died at the scene and a 6-year-old girl later died at the hospital.  The motorhome was heading westbound on I-90 when it lost control and went through a guard rail and into Wilson Creek.   Nine people were inside the motorhome, six child...

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Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:56:00 EDT
Wapato School District and teachers reach tentative contract agreement
The remaining open houses for the Wapato School District, including this Friday's High School freshman orientation, have been canceled.

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Sun, 2 Sep 2018 23:20:00 EDT
Two in custody after man shoots at deputy in Toppenish
TOPPENISH, WA- Two men are is custody after a shooing in Toppenish Sunday. The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call in the 200 block of Robbins Rd, Toppenish. The incident quickly escalated to a verbal altercation with the involved parties. The deputy arrived and started to investigate the call and calm the situation. While conducting the investigation an unknown subject(s) discharged 8-10 shots from an unknown firearm in the direction of the investigating de...

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Fri, 31 Aug 2018 19:43:00 EDT
Hometown Proud and Fun: Ellensburg
Our Hometown Proud and Fun segment has allowed us to show you a number of towns' unique and fun locations in our areas around the Tri-Cities as well as Yakima. 

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Fri, 24 Aug 2018 20:23:00 EDT
Hometown Proud and Fun: Selah
For our second-to-last week of our Hometown Proud and Fun segment, we were offered plenty of places in Selah to check out! 

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Fri, 31 Aug 2018 17:04:00 EDT
One dead, one in custody after two-vehicle crash in Sunnyside
One man is dead after his vehicle was struck in an intersection the morning of Friday, August 31. 

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Fri, 31 Aug 2018 13:41:00 EDT
Union Gap man sentenced in deadly Yakima shooting
A Union Gap man accused of a deadly 2016 shooting in Yakima has been sentenced to 17 years in prison.   

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Fri, 31 Aug 2018 10:22:00 EDT
BREAKING: Bad crash blocking lanes on US 97 south of Toppenish
A bad accident is blocking US 97 south of Toppenish. Crews with WSDOT says all lanes of US 97 are closed at milepost 42. Officers and other rescue crews are on scene. It happened around 6:30 a.m. Friday. No word when the road will reopen and there are no detours in place.

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Wed, 29 Aug 2018 08:03:00 EDT
Back to school healthy lunches
YAKIMA, WA- Kids are heading back to school and its time to start packing lunches again.  La Maison Cooking School in Yakima has some great tips for healthy ways to create easy back to school lunches. 

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Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:47:00 EDT
Business Spotlight: Vida Health Bar
Three millennials with a vision of a healthier community have opened up one of Yakima's only health bars. 

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Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:34:00 EDT
WATCH LIVE at 6 p.m.: Town hall event with McMorris Rodgers, Brown
Wednesday night KHQ and the Spokesman Review will host a town hall candidate forum with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top ranking female GOP member in the house, and her democratic rival, former state Sen. Lisa Brown.  

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Sun, 9 Sep 2018 14:29:00 EDT
Toppenish four car pileup sends 6 people to the hospital
TOPPENISH: A four car pile-up sends six people to the hospital Saturday night near Toppenish. The four car accident happened near Highway 97 off of Fort Rd. just West of Toppenish around 9 p.m. Five people were taken to the Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital with injuries. We called to get an update on their conditions, and four of which have since been released and one is said to be in fair condition. The sixth person was taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with serious in...

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Sun, 9 Sep 2018 00:19:00 EDT
California man arrested for vehicular homicide in Yakima County
YAKIMA: A California man was arrested for vehicular homicide earlier this morning near the intersection of Mountaineer Road and Old Prosser Road. Yakima County Sheriff say  23-year-old Carlos Alcala-Sanchez was arrested for vehicular homicide around 7 a.m Saturday morning. The victim, 59-year old Macario Clara-Guevara of Prosser died at the scene. Officers say the suspect is believed to have been drinking at the time of the incident.   The investigation is ongoing. Washin...

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Sat, 8 Sep 2018 13:40:00 EDT
Benton County First District #1 dispatched for Bofer Canyon Fire
KENNEWICK: Firefighters are responding to a fire off of I-82 and Bofer Canyon Rd. that originally started as a burnout operation. Benton County Fire District #1 say the fire jumped the fire line around 9:30 a.m this morning, calling for multiple fire crews to respond. As of 10:33 a.m this morning 2 strike teams were ordered to put the dozer line down and to do burnout operations. The fire is burning the hillside and no homes appear to be nearby. No word yet...

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Fri, 31 Aug 2018 12:27:00 EDT
One dead after accident in Sunnyside
 The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says one person is dead. They believe it started with two cars at a high speed and both ended up in a cornfield. 

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Wed, 25 Jul 2018 07:27:00 EDT
Hydration Kits for Seniors
YAKIMA- Forty percent of heat-related deaths occur in people aged 65 or older. 

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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:54:00 EDT
Yakima man attends Alzheimer's Association Night at Mariners game
Before the Mariners game on Friday night, June 15, there was a really cool moment for Yakima native Austin Hunter. 

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Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:04:00 EDT
Two people hit by trains in Toppenish over the weekend
TOPPENISH- Two people have been hit by trains over the weekend.  At 10:48 Sunday morning, Topenish Police received a call of a train vs. pedestrian in between Buena Way and South Toppenish Ave. Traffic has been blocked off and diverted on Buena Way at South Elm St. as well as Buena Way at Asotin Ave. TPD said the woman is in her 40s and was transported to a hospital nearby in critical condition. Since she was enrolled, Tribal PD will be handling the investigation. Saturday:...

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Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:52:00 EDT
Pasco couple combines their passions through a School of Ballet and Capoeira
A Pasco couple is helping people find their center- through fitness. Kate and Deshawn Robins started a school of Capoeira and Ballet in January called "Find Your Center." If you aren't familiar with Capoeira, it's otherwise known as a form of martial arts. Kate and Deshawn decided to combine both in one studio. Their motivation in doing so- "Both of these art forms are complicated and they both have a lot of history. We both had experiences tha...

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Sat, 16 Jun 2018 19:25:00 EDT
Teen hit and killed by train in Toppenish
TOPPENISH, Wash.- A railroad official says one of its trains struck and killed a 17-year-old boy.    BNSF Railway spokesman Gus Melonas says the collision occurred at about 8 a.m. Saturday in Toppenish in south-central Washington.    Melonas says the eastbound train with empty grain cars was traveling 47 mph when the crew saw the boy between the rails on the tracks.    He says the crew applied the emergency braking system but failed to stop in time. The b...

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Sat, 16 Jun 2018 17:52:00 EDT
Strides Therapeutic Riding Center participant shares testimony story
Therapy through horses- that's what one organization called Strides is working to do for those with disabilities and veterans. One rider has been apart of the organization for 12 years now and has come a long way since joining the program. Braxton first started riding horses when he was little. His mom, Shandiin Schwensimam, says initially he wouldn't even go near a horse, let alone get on one. 12 years later Braxton is now freely riding by himself. Tori Heckman and Melissa ...

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Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:59:00 EDT
Yakima PD detectives issue second degree murder warrant for 20-year-old man
Yakima Police Detectives have issued a second degree murder warrant for 20-year-old Dallas Martin of Bonney Lake, Washington. 

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Tue, 5 Jun 2018 21:31:00 EDT
Suspect arrested for body buried in barn case
45-year-old Randy Shea Gardener was arrested on Thursday, June 14 for the death of an unidentified dead person buried in a barn.

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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:25:00 EDT
Level III sex offender residence notification: Juan Carlos Sandoval
Juan Carlos Sandoval is 32 years old, Hispanic, with black hair and brown eyes. His new residence is in the 400 block of Yakima Valley Highway, Sunnyside, WA 98944. 

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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:52:00 EDT
Tribal member man sentenced to 7 years for brutal assault of woman
54-year-old Walter Richard Harrington, a member of the Round Valley Indian Tribes recently residing in Tieton, was sentenced after pleading guilty on November 2, 2017 to assault by strangling on Indian Reservation. 

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Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:05:00 EDT
Toppenish woman sentenced to 29 years for point-blank murder in Wapato
37-year-old Jennifer Joyce Douglas of Toppenish was sentenced for second degree murder and discharging a firearm during a crime of violence. 

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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 20:39:00 EDT
Anti-crime detectives assist in arrests of 8 illicit drug dealers
As part of the 3/10ths initiative, the Ellensburg Police Department sought funding to provide two Anti-Crime detectives. 

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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 18:19:00 EDT
Middle school student reports being abducted in Yakima; police investigating
A female student reports being abducted while walking to school Wednesday morning.

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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 21:19:00 EDT
The Yakima Police Department is hiring new officers
If you've ever thought about becoming a police officer, the Yakima Police Department is hiring. 

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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:59:00 EDT
New UW faculty tour the state
While most college students across the state are just starting their summer vacations, new professors at the University of Washington are on an academic road trip. 

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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 20:45:00 EDT
19 elementary students awarded brand new bikes for perfect attendance
An elementary school in Yakima decided to surprise several students with the ultimate summer gift: brand new bikes. 

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Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:10:00 EDT
Firefighters contain barn fire
The fire started at about 4:30 a.m. on Naches Heights Road near Roberts Road.

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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 17:21:00 EDT
Downtown Summer Nights series returns for a sixth year
“With local food and art vendors featured, and a kids’ area, this is a family-friendly event that serves as a perfect way to celebrate the home stretch of the work week,” said City of Yakima Economic Development Manager Sean Hawkins. 

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Fri, 8 Jun 2018 20:23:00 EDT
CWU student doesn’t let rare cancer keep her from graduating
A cancer diagnosis couldn’t keep a Central Washington University business student from achieving her goal of graduating and attending commencement on June 9. 

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Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:48:00 EDT
Four fires start within a half hour of each other along Queensgate exit
RICHLAND, WA- Four fires sparked near the Queensgate exits Sunday afternoon. Duty Chief Scott Hawley with Benton County Fire District 2 said they all sparked within thirty minutes of each other starting at 1:30 p.m. The fires stretched from the 3B exit and up I-182 and caused one lane of the highway to be shut down. Multiple agencies had to be called in since there were several of them. Hawley said that wind probably played a factor in the spreading of the fires. Combined, roug...

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Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:19:00 EDT
Man dies after car goes off road and hits rock wall in ditch
KENNEWICK, WA- A man was found dead Sunday morning after his car went down into a ditch and hit a rock wall. The Benton County Sheriff's Office said it happened in the area of Badger Road and South Webber Canyon Road. 41-year-old Paul S. Samson had been driving southbound on Webber Canyon Road when he drifted off the edge of the roadway, went down into a ditch, and hit the rock wall embankment head on.  Samson died at the scene. Deputies said the airbags were deployed and that...

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Sat, 22 Sep 2018 21:56:00 EDT
Tree branch falls and kills woman during Renaissance Faire
KENNEWICK, WA- A woman is dead after a tree branch fell onto her at the Ye Merrie Greenwood Renaissance Faire Saturday. Around 2:46 p.m. witnesses say they saw 37-year-old Stephanie L. Judd and her son were sitting on a bench under the tree when her son heard something snap. He got up and within seconds the limb broke free and fell down onto Judd. One witness explained the sound as like a propane tank exploding. People rushed to help and went to pull the branch off of her. Witn...

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Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:25:00 EDT
Southridge football team's female kicker makes varsity debut
Natalie James went out for the Southridge Suns football team this past May. She was messing around on the gridiron at a regional track meet held at Kennewick High School earlier this spring and their track coach noticed her. 

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:28:00 EDT
After overseas giraffe attack, Hermiston man rushes to recovering family
A Hermiston man has spent most of his time at a hospital in South Africa this month after his daughter and grandson were trampled by a giraffe on September 3. 

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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:29:00 EDT
Former Pasco pastor sentenced for attempted rape of a child
A Washington father and former pastor entangled in a child sex sting has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison. 

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