Cops offer tips on staying safe
Snow may not be falling from the sky, but there is still plenty of it on local roads.
Former employee cites privacy issue
The county’s legal staff is reviewing a $750,000 claim filed by a former employee.
Snowfall creating issues for providers
Natural gas utilities, the mailman and even the garbage service are all asking for help.
Drifts make driving area roads nearly impassable
The cold, wind-driven snowdrifts north and east of the city are creating a moonscape on rural roads.
Municipal budgets and manpower are being stretched as Lower Yakima Valley cities deal with plowing and removing snow.
Prosser man will be inducted Jan. 19
A local winemaker will be inducted into the Mid-Columbia Agriculture Hall of Fame later this month.
Two teenagers sentenced after guilty pleas
Two of three teenagers charged in a rape last summer have been sentenced.
Some classes, meetings canceled
The snow is expected to let up, just in time for a another round of pipe-freezing temperatures.
Local man killed in drive-by attack
The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is looking for answers after a local man was shot and killed Sunday.
Prosser sets up public meetings for Thursday
The School Board will interview three candidates Thursday to fill a vacant seat.
Chef to serve Trump, Pence festivities
A local chef is traveling to Washington D.C. this week to prepare for the inaugural ball for president-elect Donald J. Trump.
The City Council will consider extending a contract for municipal court services.
River claims firefighter, veteran
The community is mourning the loss of two men who died in a crash Saturday night.
Snow shuts down road, schools
The Lower Yakima Valley is digging out today from a storm that brought seven inches of snow.
Prosser man takes seat in state House
A Prosser businessman is excited about his first session in the state legislature.
Icy roads blamed for Sunnyside crash
A local woman is recovering from injuries she sustained yesterday when her vehicle flipped in the 600 block of Riverside Avenue.
Day gets men’s honor; Kelley tops women
Suspect arrested in Sunnyside
A Vancouver man is accused of robbing a local gas station/convenience store.
Granger launches council search
The search is officially on for a new council member.
Cities digging out, classes delayed
The Lower Yakima Valley is still digging out from New Year’s Day snowfall that clogged local roads and closed highways.
Martin cites lack of change on issues
The City Council has a vacancy after one of its members resigned yesterday.
Seven crashes reported in Sunnyside
The Lower Yakima Valley is digging out of a weather system that brought up to 5 inches of snow in places, according to weather official estimated.
State lawmakers have priorities in mind as they prepare for a new legislative session that starts next Monday.
Interviews planned for Jan. 5
School District residents will have a chance to meet and hear from four candidates for a School Board post during a meeting next Thursday.
Work may not be complete until spring
The School District is tallying the cost from water damage at Sun Valley Elementary School.
Grand opening scheduled for February
Residents will have a new immediate care center available in the new year.
Woman allegedly stole to buy gifts
A local woman allegedly admitted to stealing from her employer, using some of the money to buy Christmas presents.
Man arrested after Christmas morning
A 12-year-old boy is being credited with disarming a man who threatened his mother.
Toppenish becomes latest city to weigh
This Lower Yakima Valley city is the latest to take a stand on retail marijuana.
At least four people sought for Prosser post
The School Board has a plan in place to fill a vacancy in its ranks.
The Vidales family is counting its blessings this Christmas after surviving a house fire.
They didn’t get electricity until the 1960s. They made do and were content. It’s all they knew.
Man in Seahawk gear robs business
Police are seeking a man who allegedly robbed a local gas station Tuesday night.
Frozen pipe creates a mess at Sun Valley
Crews are cleaning up water damage at a local school.
Work under way on new phase of span
The second of two phases to replace a Yakima River bridge is under way.
County inmate punches jailor
A Sunnyside man is accused of punching a county corrections officer in Yakima County Jail.
Nearly $1 million in new building valuation was permitted last month and all but about $100,000 of that was from three new home starts.
City’s third house fire in 10 days
A local family is out of their home after fire destroyed the house Sunday night.
Darigold will have an extra month to close out its land purchase from the Port of Sunnyside.
A power outage left much of the town without electricity Saturday.
Meter issue caused Friday evacuation
A gas leak that shut down a grocery store at peak rush hour Friday was caused by an issue with the meter near its entrance.
Sunnyside delays wreath ceremony
Five hundred Lower Yakima Valley veterans had their graves honored Saturday during the annual Wreaths Across America event.
Cancer patient victim of blaze
A local woman’s friends and family have established a Go Fund Me account to help her recover from a fire that destroyed her home and belongings Wednesday.
Minus grants, commissioners move forward
Port commissioners will proceed with an alternate plan to get sites “shovel ready” for future industry.
Cascade Natural gas crews onscene
Fire crews evacuate Sunnyside store
Damages totaled $100,000
Officials still haven’t determined the causes of three fires in less than a month.
Eastern Washington temperatures may drop below zero
Lower Yakima Valley temperatures will drop below zero tonight.
Voters will be asked to OK $42 million for construction
The School District will ask voters next year to approve a $42 million bond measure to build a new high school.
Two police officers are recovering from injuries they sustained during a traffic stop on Tuesday.
The City Council approved a budget for 2017 during its meeting on Wednesday night.