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.

Voters give new schools thumbs up

Grandview, Prosser receive bond support

Voters are approving a $42.2 million bond for a new, two-story high school.

Drive-by shooting suspects sought

Prosser attack the second to occur in a week

Police are seeking suspects in connection with a drive-by shooting Monday night.

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A Valentine’s Day first for Mabton native

Former S’side teacher now a newlywed

Today, Shannon Pierce, formerly of Mabton, and Mark Murphy of Spokane will celebrate their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple.

Second arrest in burglary spree

One Mabton suspect still at large

A local man will be arraigned Feb. 24 on allegations he was involved in a burglary ring that hit as many as 30 homes.

Ballots due tomorrow

Ballots are due tomorrow for three Lower Yakima Valley school construction bonds.

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Granger marks red ribbon day at new clinic

Farm Workers clinic opening draws a crowd

A crowd of more than 200 people celebrated a new immediate care clinic during grand opening festivities on Saturday.

Toppenish shooting injures one

Police: Suspects with gang ties sought in drive-by shooting

Police are looking for a man they said shot and seriously wounded a resident during a drive-by shooting Saturday night.

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Woman cited after hitting train

Sheriff’s office: Driver unhurt in Prosser crash

A Benton City woman is facing charges after she crashed into a moving train.

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Zillah appoints permanent chief

Quantrell had been interim since October

The City Council made it official this week when it named Tim Quantrell as the city’s permanent police chief.

Wapato woman pleads guilty in fatal crash

Toppenish couple died at the scene of 2015 crash

A local woman will serve 15 months in jail after pleading guilty to causing two traffic deaths.

Districts eye ballot returns

Three Lower Yakima Valley school districts await the outcome of a Tuesday bond measure for school construction or expansion.

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Winery project on track

Daybreak Rotary members on Wednesday tour the future home for Co Dinn Cellars in the old city water works building at Grant Avenue and Fifth Street.

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Back to school

Grandview schools welcomed the community to a morning-long event yesterday.