Dairy is big business in Washington and according to a WSU economic study, Yakima County's 69 dairy farms likely average $10 million per farm, employ 20-30 people and generate approximately $500 million to the valley's local economy.
It's job evaluation time for Yakima City Manager Tony O'Rourke. His boss, the Yakima City Council is being asked to evaluate his work from July of last year to July of this year. The purpose of the annual performance review is to assess O'Rourke's work over the last year and help establish new goals for next year
It's open and traffic is moving through the new Martin Luther King Jr. underpass after a ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday. City Engineer Bret Shefield says $10.6 million dollar project will allow traffic to flow rather than being stopped at the railroad tracks as trains pass
The image of the Seahawks' Richard Sherman tipping a Colin Kaepernick pass away from Michael Crabtree to be intercepted by teammate Malcolm Smith in last season's NFC Championship game could be reproduced as a statue if some diehard Seattle fans have their way.
A Yakima business who's customers fish in the Pateros area is hoping to give back to those who's lives have been devistated by the Carlton Complex of Fires. Reed Michael is a manager at Grumpy's on South First Street who says "We have a bunch of customers who were up in that area fishing for sockeye and they barely made it out of there
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