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Military honors for Irvin Stone

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 3207 honored Irvin Edward Stone of Prosser with a 21-gun salute downtown yesterday at the conclusion of a memorial service.

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Highway 241 reopens

Officials: More rain may bring another closure

A washout encroaching on state Highway 241 has officials prepared to shut it down again if heavy rains and runoff return.

Woman’s death ruled a homicide

Authorities still trying to identify victim

The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is calling its investigation into a recovered body a homicide case.

Prosser teacher on leave after post

Report illegal aliens to ICE, Rhode said

A first-grade teacher will learn her fate tomorrow after being placed on leave for a social media post about illegal immigrants.

Autopsy shows woman died from gun shot

Officials seek identify of body found yesterday

An autopsy is providing answers about a woman’s body found yesterday, but not enough to identify her.

School expels student over Airsoft scare

Police will not seek charges against boy

An investigation continues at Housel Middle School today after a student was expelled for bringing an Airsoft pistol to school.

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A Day Without Immigrants

Protest shutters businesses, affects school attendance

Fiesta Foods customers making a quick trip to the store yesterday were disappointed to find the grocer closed.

Mabton finds the final link in burglary chain

Crime Stoppers aids in arrest of fourth suspect

A fourth suspect in a burglary ring that hit up to 30 homes is in custody.

Prosser extending the 2016-17 school year

With eight snow days on the books and counting, the school year will be longer by at least four days.

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Woman’s body found under U.S. 97 bridge

Transportation crew stumbles on remains

Officials today are trying to identify a woman’s body found yesterday during a routine bridge inspection.

Trump order sparks protests

Boycotts today due to migrant concerns

Restaurant owner Esteban Gonzalez finds himself in an uncomfortable situation today.

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Ice road truckers

Interstate 82 reopens following multiple westbound crashes

Interstate 82 re-opened at 2 p.m. yesterday after icy roads and multiple crashes led to closures between Sunnyside at Milepost 67 and Milepost 54, near Zillah.

Gun-toting suspect faces down officer

Sunnyside cop wrestles revolver from man

A local man appeared in Yakima County Superior Court today after he allegedly pointed a revolver at an officer.

Officials still investigating Mabton house fire

Fundraiser set for victims of recent blazes

Officials are still trying to determine the cause of a Monday night fire that destroyed the home at 430 Fifth Ave.

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Herd mentality

Feeding station attracts thousands of elk and visitors

There’s a herd mentality when it comes to the Oak Creek Wildlife Area along U.S. Highway 12 west of Naches.

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