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Yakima News

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:05:00 EDT
Yakima crime prevention workshop for business owners
Businesses and community organizations in Yakima teamed up to provide a free crime prevention workshop for business owners Wednesday morning. 

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:25:00 EDT
Yakima man involved in motor home standoff appears in court
Less than 24 hours after a standoff with the Yakima Police Department, the Yakima man police say was responsible for it appears before a judge. 

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:20:00 EDT
Heritage University awarded nearly $4M to help educationally underrepresented become teachers, earn doctorate degrees
Heritage University has been awarded two more United States Department of Education grants worth $3.9 million to improve the academic achievements by people from historically underrepresented populations in the Yakima Valley.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:45:00 EDT
ATF investigating early morning fire at St. Michael's Church
Investigators trying to figure out what started a fire at St. Michael's Church on North Naches Avenue and Yakima Avenue.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:40:00 EDT
Suspect in drive-by shooting in custody after standoff
Three hours after a standoff, a man is in custody.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:22:00 EDT
One transported to Seattle after shooting in Yakima
Police have confirmed one person got hurt when shots rang out near South 13th Avenue and West Arlington Avenue.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:04:00 EDT
Granger shooting suspect in court; victim in stable condition
Officers picked up a shooting suspect at a Granger business Monday.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:43:00 EDT
Challenger astronaut serves as inspiration for CWU students
More than 31 years after the space shuttle Challenger disaster, the influence of an astronaut aboard that ill-fated mission is still being felt today. 

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:09:00 EDT
Suspect sought after hit and run leaves one pedestrian dead near Toppenish
One man is dead after being struck by a vehicle while walking in the roadway of South Wapato Road - the vehicle who hit the man fled the scene after the accident. 

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:00:00 EDT
Area counties rank high for sexually transmitted diseases
Some of the counties in our area face problems when it comes to sexually transmitted diseases.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:40:00 EDT
Motel fire in Yakima declared arson; suspect arrested
According to police, the woman whose accused of starting a fire at the Sunshine Motel in Yakima had recently been evicted.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:49:00 EDT
Plans to strip credentials from former Police Chief
The Washington state Criminal Justice Training Commission is moving forward with charges to strip former Granger Police Chief Robert Perales of his police credentials.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:23:00 EDT
LIGO space observatory makes new discovery
A different sort of galactic collision has been detected at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation's special space observatory.  Officials announced Monday that astronomers at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory discovered the crash of two neutron stars on Aug. 17.

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Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:23:00 EDT
Police still looking for suspect in shooting
Police are still looking for a suspect involved in a possible gang related shooting.

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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:34:00 EDT
Man's body and his truck are pulled from canal after being stuck for 2 days
WAPATO- Divers have recovered the body of an 87-year-old man whose pickup truck went into a canal north of his Wapato home.      The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says rescuers pulled Thomas Pence and his truck from the water Sunday afternoon. Authorities believe he may have suffered a heart attack or other medical condition when he drove off the road sometime Friday.      Deputies began searching for Pence Friday night after family members reported that...

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 21:37:00 EDT
Cryo hops: a new beer-making process using liquid nitrogen
What do you get when you combine liquid nitrogen and hops? The answer is more beer, thanks to a new product created by YCH Hops called Cryo Hops. 

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:14:00 EDT
Two new deputies join Yakima County Sheriff's Office
Today, the two newest deputies for the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office, Jordan Allen and Rochelle Ruybal, were sworn in by Sheriff Brian Winter. 

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:41:00 EDT
Sex offender residence notification: Michael Matthew Frueh
The Yakima County WA Sheriff's Office is releasing the following information pursuant to RCW 4.24.550, which authorizes law enforcement agencies to inform the public of a sex offender release when, in the discretion of the agency, the release of information will enhance public safety and protection.

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Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:33:00 EDT
One dead after two-car collision north of Wapato
On October 13 at around 6:25 a.m., a vehicle turning onto Jones Road just north of Wapato was struck by another vehicle in the intersection. 

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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 01:22:00 EDT
Man dies after trying to swim out to his boat on the Columbia River
PASCO- While out hunting on Indian Island in Kennewick, a 31-year-old male and his partner noticed their boat had floated away from shore. Franklin County Sheriffs Office said the 31-year-old swam out to it with his waders on at first, but then returned to shore to take them off. He then went back out another time, but did not return. Franklin County Sheriffs, Benton County Sheriffs, Pasco Fire, and Columbia Basin responded to the area and were able to locate the man and pull him ou...

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:50:00 EDT
Local firefighters going to help out in northern California
More than a dozen wildfires are wreaking havoc in California, and firefighters are doing everything they can to keep them from spreading. 

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:45:00 EDT
The search for missing hiker Kris Fowler reaches one-year mark
Tonight marks one year since Kris Fowler went missing while hiking the Pacific Crest Trail here in Washington, and his family is still looking for answers. 

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 19:41:00 EDT
Some displays at a Yakima horse and buggy museum over 100 years old
Finally, the public can experience buggies, horse saddles, and other items that are at least 100 years old. 

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:23:00 EDT
Children's Village in Yakima celebrating 20th anniversary with family fun events
Since 1997, Children's Village in Yakima has been providing a home away from home for kids with special health care needs. 

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 21:23:00 EDT
Yakima County soon to decide on marijuana ban with Proposition 1
With just four weeks to go until the November 7th General Election, we are taking a closer look at propositions voters in our region will consider.

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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:30:00 EDT
New technologies await at Yakima's tech expo
The Yakima Valley is known for its agriculture. Businesses thrive off of it, but some might be stuck in the past when it comes to technology. 

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 21:21:00 EDT
Campaign seizes over 41,000 lbs of marijuana, 50 guns, and hazardous chemicals
An organized, multi-agency response between Grant, Franklin, and Adams counties has resulted in over 41,000 pounds of illegal marijuana, 56 illegal firearms, ammunition, and many hazardous and banned chemicals, pesticides and fertilizers which cause damage to the environment and wildlife, in a series of warrants and arrests spanning from early August of this year through the end of September. 

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 20:07:00 EDT
How blood donations work on a local and national level
After the Las Vegas shooting, people from all over are trying to find ways to help the victims. 

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 20:06:00 EDT
Yakima Valley Office of Emergency Management in need of volunteers
Whether it's a fire tearing through a mountainside or a flood ravaging a town, they are the ones who respond to natural and man-made disasters in Yakima County. 

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 19:48:00 EDT
Rail safety upgrades approved for Yakima County
State regulators approved $80,000 in grant funding for safety upgrades at rail crossings in Yakima County. 

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 12:28:00 EDT
Two in custody after armed robbery
Yakima Police tell NBC Right Now two suspects are in custody after an armed robbery.

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 10:31:00 EDT
Donating blood to help your community and in times of disaster
In times of tragedy, communities come together to help others and donate blood to the American Red Cross. 

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 10:11:00 EDT
Firefighters battling Teanaway River Fire
About 200 firefighters are still working to get the Teanaway River Fire under control.

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 07:46:00 EDT
Missing hiker rescued from "The Knifes Edge"
A 55-year-old hiker is recovering at home after being rescued from the Goat Rocks Mountain range, just south of White Pass on the Pacific Crest Trail.

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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 15:18:00 EDT
Garth Brooks to play SEVEN shows in Spokane
Garth Brooks has added a seventh show in Spokane.

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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 11:16:00 EDT
Police investigating after break in at Rocky Mart
Yakima Police are investigating after someone broke into the Rocky Mart on 10th and Nob Hill Blvd. With a gun. 

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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 10:48:00 EDT
Sunnyside man injured after tractor accident
A 30-year-old Sunnyside man is recovering after a tractor accident near Zillah.

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Thu, 5 Oct 2017 20:37:00 EDT
New autism thrift store employs those who are on the autism spectrum
At first glance it may look like an average thrift store. 

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Thu, 5 Oct 2017 20:16:00 EDT
15-year-old boxing champion credits YPAL for his success
Last month, 15-year-old Luis Aguilar - also known as Bolas to his friends and family - competed in the Best of the Northwest Boxing Tournament in Seattle. 

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Thu, 5 Oct 2017 14:15:00 EDT
Wapato Middle School students helping students recover from Hurricane Harvey
It has been about a month since Hurricane Harvey slammed into southern Texas, causing massive destruction and extreme widespread flooding. 

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Thu, 5 Oct 2017 10:45:00 EDT
Linemen restore power after early morning outage
Pacific Power is investigating what caused an power outage in Yakima.

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Wed, 4 Oct 2017 21:31:00 EDT
How to keep pests out of your home this fall
KENNEWICK- Gary Isenberger from Pointe Pest Control came into KNDU to answer some questions from our viewers.  As the season changes, you aren't the only one who wants to stay nice and warm in your house. Bugs, spiders, and all sorts of pests can make their way into your home through the tiniest of cracks. One viewer asked how to keep flies away. Isenberger suggested using fly traps, they work really well in baiting flies to them. Also, for fruit flies using dish with some...

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Wed, 4 Oct 2017 19:24:00 EDT
Yakima YMCA starting community campaign for future aquatics center
The Yakima YMCA is one step closer to making a dream a reality...but they need your help. 

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Tue, 3 Oct 2017 21:36:00 EDT
German students get the ultimate learning experience through exchange program
For the first time, a group of German exchange students learned how to play softball.  

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Tue, 3 Oct 2017 21:30:00 EDT
Yakima officer pops the question on a ride along
One of the most memorable experiences in any couple's life together is the moment they get engaged.

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Tue, 3 Oct 2017 20:37:00 EDT
Plane goes off runway at Yakima Airport
Air traffic is back to normal tonight at the Yakima Air Terminal after an accident on the runway this morning. 

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Mon, 2 Oct 2017 19:34:00 EDT
Final weekend pushes Central WA Fair attendance over 326,000
A record final Sunday crowd helped push the attendance of the Central Washington State Fair to 326,273. 

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 21:05:00 EDT
Yakima PD looking for missing 16-year-old; possibly kidnapped by former boyfriend
The Yakima Police Department is seeking help in locating a missing/endangered 16-year-old female named Amy Santos. 

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 21:08:00 EDT
A birds-eye view of one of the largest corn mazes in the state
It's a family affair at the Middleton's Fall Festival. Brothers Scott and Matt Middleton said this is the fifth year of the festival and the fourth year they've done the corn maze. It's one of the largest corn mazes on the East side of Washington state covering eight acres. The planning for the corn maze starts months in advance. "We plant the grass in May and then in July we plant the corn." said Scott. Each year they pick a different design and this year they de...

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 20:58:00 EDT
The Central WA State Fair celebrates 125 years by selling fair history book
Every Throwback Thursday, we dig into the history of eastern Washington.

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017 20:49:00 EDT
Unique and fun entertainment you can find at the Central WA State Fair
If you've been to the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima, chances are you might have seen many of the pop-up entertainers on the grounds. 

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