Yakima Memorial Hospital Laying Off 19
KIMA-tv has reported that Memorial Hospital is cutting 19 jobs with the outpatient occupational and physical therapy facility closing too.
UPDATE: Air Traffic Control Tower Closures Delayed Again
The United States Department of Transportation released a statement on Friday saying that the 149 air traffic control towers on the table to be closed in June will now remain open for the remainder of the fiscal year 2013.
30 Firefighters Sent to Selah House Fire
A house fire at 701 W. Fremont Ave. began just after 5 p.m. on Sunday, The Yakima Herald Republic reported, and thankfully nobody was at home at the time of the fire.
Yakima Teenage Gunshot Victim Recovering
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the stomach between the hours of 3 and 4 Sunday morning, KAPP-tv reports where officers found him conscious and alert near 1st Street and Nob Hill.
Air Traffic Control Towers May Stay Open
The airport traffic control stories and updates keep popping up with KAPP-tv now reporting that U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined a bipartisan coalition of 41 senators in urging the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to stop the planned clos…
Death Confirmed After Crash on North Track Road
The Thursday night car accident on North Track Road in Wapato that ended with a car underwater has now left 69-year-old Antonio Carmona-Vazquez dead, according to Yakima County Coroner Jack Hawkins, reports KIMA-tv.
Two Zillah Residents Taken to Hospital After Crash on I-82
The Tri-City Herald reports the driver and passenger of a 2003 Volkswagen Beetle were taken to Prosser Memorial Hospital after their car crashed on Interstate 82 Saturday.
Bold Burglary Suspects Arrested
The Yakima Herald Republic states that a pair of bold burglary suspects who have entered occupied homes looking for goods were arrested after entering an occupied West Valley home last week.
Social Media in the Workplace to be Monitored
KIMA-tv reports that a new bill was voted unanimously Saturday by the state senators to prevent employers from perusing in the social media accounts of their workers.
Violations Increase on Car Child Restraints
Child restraints are not being used properly, about 85% of them, with the number of violations rising in Yakima and Tri-Cities from 700 in 2011 to over 800 last year, as KIMA-tv reports.