Had no gun, no plan, did not target school
A 13-year-old boy whose online threat of violence caused a lockdown of Grandview Schools Monday, made his first appearance in court Tuesday.
In one of his first acts as Mayor of Wapato, Juan Orozco fired the police chief and public works director.
They started to line up at 3 p.m. in freezing temperatures
Star Wars fans started lining up four hours before the 7 p.m. opening of The Last Jedi at Grand Cinemas Yakima Valley last night.
City to honor Mayor Clark Monday night
The Daily Sun will become the newspaper of record for Zillah after the City Council accepts the results of a bidding process Monday.
The Port of Sunnyside’s sale of 1.2 acres of land at Golob Landing should mean improved access to medical and legal services. Port Executive Director Jay Hester announced that The Eye Center of Yakima has purchased the property for two new professional buildings.
The City Council raised water rates by 5 percent during its meeting Monday night. City Manager Lance Hoyt said the increase was necessary to help pay the next upgrade to the water system.
City officials OK $48,603 for tourism agency
A public outcry over the Lodging Tax Advisory Commission’s recommendation to deny bed tax dollars to the community float program prompted the City Council to send the issue back for reconsideration.
Social media post alarms school officials, law enforcement
Grandview School District schools are locked down today following a threat on social media. District officials and law enforcement became aware of the threat this morning, officials said, announcing classrooms are in a "secure and teach" mode until further notice.
It was biting cold yesterday at Jerry Taylor Veterans Plaza, but the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts didn’t shy away from commemorating Pearl Harbor Day, which is celebrated on Dec. 7, the date in 1941 when the Pearl Harbor attack occurred.
A two-car crash at the intersection of Midvale and Emerald Roads last Friday afternoon sent one driver to the hospital and cost the other a traffic citation.
$48,000 to be spent with Yakima group
The city’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee is recommending the City Council dole out $82,103 in bed tax dollars for promoting the city.
Detectives putting puzzle pieces together
Yakima County Sheriff’s Office Detective Sgt. Mike Russell said yesterday that Moises Marquez is now a suspect in six robberies.
Lloyd E. and Sheila K. Hazzard’s house at 905 Rossier St., Sunnyside, is all decked out with colorful Christmas lights for the holiday season.
It’s a bit cold, but Enrique Garza of Grandview is happy to be ringing for donations for the needy during this season of giving.
World War II and 9-11 heroes honored
American Legion Post No. 73 will host its annual Pearl Harbor Day Service at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 7. The observance will take place at Jerry Taylor Veterans Plaza on South Ninth Street.