Franklin County Declares Emergency for Rural Road Damage
TRI-CITIES (AP) — A county in southern Washington has declared a state of emergency as rapidly melting snow and ice has put road damage at more than $2 million.
The Tri-City Herald reported Monday that the flood damage costs for Franklin County are expected to grow as wet weather causes further…
Ice, Accidents Close I-82 From Union Gap to Sunnyside
Black ice made driving treacherous throughout Central Washington early this morning (Feb. 15), causing two separate semitruck accidents south of Toppenish and resulting in the closure of both directions of Interstate 82 for 13 miles.
The wrecks -- the first in the westbound lanes at Milepost 48 near …
Yakima Air Terminal Closes Again [UPDATED]
The Yakima Air Terminal -- which closed Tuesday evening because of dangerously icy conditions, then reopened Wednesday afternoon -- has closed again, according to the city of Yakima.
All flights to and from the airport have been canceled until at least Thursday morning, a city news release …
ICE Action In Ellensburg
The Ellensburg Daily record reports an enforcement action by federal agents of the U.S.Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) took place early this morning in Ellensburg and in Kittitas County north of city limits.
A helicopter with a search light appeared to be part of the effort...

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