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County looks to remove fees

Yakima County commissioners will consider removing some stormwater fees when they meet tomorrow.

Cell service eyed

The National Park Service has received two right-of-way permit applications from wireless telecommunications providers to install and co-locate wireless communications facilities within Mount Rainier National Park.

Credentials suspended

Two Benton County health providers have had their credentials suspended or revoked.

Fireplace fire contained

Firefighters were called to a home at 590 Horschel Road last night.

Dairy worker injured

A Sunnyside man is recovering from injuries today after he fell at a dairy on Wednesday.

Letter chides fire district

A local fire district should not have used volunteer labor for vehicle repairs.

State ranks fourth

Officials with the Peace Corps announced that Washington state ranks fourth with the highest number of volunteers.

State issues voting data

The Secretary of State’s office on Tuesday issued data about voting trends in the Nov. 8 general election.

Livestock review set

Identifying possible regulatory gaps is the focus of a meeting for a groundwater work group.

Bridge work under way

One lane of U.S. Highway 12 closed east of White Pass last night due to a hole in a bridge.

Travel delays possible

Traffic delays are possible through Sunday due to road projects.

Burn ban reduced

Due to slightly improved air quality conditions, the current Stage 2 burn ban in Yakima County is reduced to Stage 1.

Port names 2017 officers

Commissioners with the local port district appointed officers for 2017.

Fuel spills on highway

Crews have cleaned up about 300 gallons of diesel fuel that spilled yesterday.

Teenagers charged in burglary

An Outlook man and two teenagers are accused of attempted burglary.

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