The School Board will have an opportunity to approve the proposed $90 million fiscal 2016-17 budget during a its Aug. 25 meeting.
Grandview man gets more than 18 years; Sunnyside resident gets 7
Two Lower Yakima Valley men accused of killing a man at a Pasco night club last August will serve time.
Fire weather watch issued for Saturday
A hill that reaches from state Highway 24 to the Cheyne landfill was ablaze last night.
More than 919 Yakima County readers will be reading more this summer, thanks to a county wide summer program.
Grandview native released after hearing
A former Yakima County deputy prosecuting attorney is being charged with indecent liberties with forcible compulsion.
$90 million financial plan topic of meeting
The School Board will hear highlights of the proposed $90 million fiscal 2016-17 budget during a 7:30 p.m. meeting today.
Former Spokane Tribe detective at the helm
The city’s third police chief this year was sworn into office last night.
B Street construction under way
The city’s plans to improve streets are one step closer to being complete.
Spending to increase $300K next year
The School District last night unanimously approved a $12.27 million budget for the upcoming school year, an increase of about $300,000 over the 2015-16 school year.
Flores accused of possessing, dealing narcotics
A local man will be arraigned Aug. 5 following his arrest last week on multiple drug charges.
Benton REA, Yakama Power hear from public
A forum giving the public a chance to ask questions and provide opinions on a potential change in power services is planned for Tuesday.
The city’s ordinances may be changed to allow an accommodation process for people with disabilities.
Charges connected to airport bust
A man and woman arrested at the Sunnyside Municipal Airport last Friday were part of a larger operation.
A small fire in a barn could have turned into a raging inferno had it not been for the quick actions of a couple of teens.
First elected Hispanic cites family move
The City Council will have a vacancy following its July 26 meeting.
Officials say Canadian pair are flight risk
Two Canadians are in jail today, facing drug trafficking charges related to an alleged drug exchange at the Sunnyside Municipal Airport.
Additional charges may be coming
Man facing drug charges
Arraignment set for July 28 in homicide case
An Outlook teen was charged with second-degree murder in adult court yesterday.
Outlook teen faces murder charge
An Outlook teen will be charged with second-degree murder in adult court at 1 p.m. today in Yakima.
Residents want details about new hospital
Residents attending a rezone hearing last night questioned issues related to Sunnyside Community Hospital’s proposed move.
Defendant’s case may move from juvenile to adult court
The Yakima County prosecuting attorney is recommending an Outlook teenager be charged with second-degree murder in adult court.
Altitude to mark second anniversary
One of Washington’s first marijuana retailers is no longer in danger of losing its state license.
Prosser woman a pioneer in war time
A Prosser woman will be honored today during the city’s 39th annual flag raising ceremony.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is investigating an explosion reported Wednesday.
Residents’ concerns sway council vote
Land for a potential pharmaceutical farm will not be annexed.
The School District’s migrant program coordinator will receive special honors in August.
New charges filed six days after conviction
After more than nine months, an accused transgender car thief made a preliminary appearance in Yakima County Superior Court yesterday.
Officials had 60 days to respond to lawsuit
The mayor, city administrator and city are named in a lawsuit seeking $550,000 in damages.
Development brings 35 jobs to Sunnyside
A local company celebrated completion of a $97 million expansion yesterday with about 480 guests on hand.
Museum may move into site next week
Renovations to an old garage are complete and the museum is ready to move in.
A local man accused of breaking into a home and assaulting two people faces six criminal charges.
Outlook man to serve 33 months
A local man accused of selling drugs from a bus will spend 33 months in prison.
Company hosts ribbon cutting Wednesday
Crews are putting the finishing touches on a $97 million expansion project.
Father and sons share medical practice
A father and his two sons have been ensuring Lower Valley residents can see clearly for three decades.
Grandview staff getting nearly $111K in raises
Top-level city workers are going to receive a total of nearly a half-million dollars in raises.
A Sunnyside woman is hoping to reach a plea agreement for allegedly assaulting her children with a hot griddle.
A Kennewick woman and Pasco man are recovering from injuries sustained in an early morning crash 9 miles west of the city.
Church hosts community service
Prayers and reflection marked the atmosphere last night at a service for the victims of the shooting at Pulse Orlando in Orlando, Fla.
The State Patrol is requesting multiple charges for a local man arrested Friday.
Powdery mildew on agricultural products can cause economic hardship for growers looking to export their products.
Resident agrees to 22 months for eluding officers
A local man agreed to serve 22 months in prison for crimes committed on Jan. 28.
A total of 209 graduates walk in ceremony
The class of 2016 is preparing for the future beyond high school.
Local woman ordered to pay more than $25,000
A woman charged with embezzling will have to pay a school more than $25,000 in restitution.
Crews still mopping up 300-acre blaze
Officials are trying to determine what caused a brush fire yesterday that burned 300 acres and closed state Highway 241 for four hours.
A local man faces multiple charges after eluding law enforcement officers on two occasions.
Employment arbitration hearing set for tomorrow
A former employee is one step closer to concluding his disputes with the city.
Woman from Moxee beaten before arriving at Avila’s home
A local man appears in court today on first-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping charges.
National Weather Service issues alert
Early June is proving to be hotter than normal for the second year in a row.
Zillah man scheduled for Aug. 1 trial
A former Wapato police officer accused of raping his wife was arraigned Monday.
Police have in custody a man they were looking for Monday on Van Belle Road near Lower Valley Memorial Gardens.