mabton

Death of Dairy Worker May Lead to More Regulations
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The investigation into the death of a Mabton dairy worker who drowned in a manure pit shows the man had drugs in his system.
Randy Vasquez drowned March 4 in a manure storage lagoon at Riverview Ranch. The dairy was fined more than $2,000 as a result of his death...
Lower Valley Double Shooting Leaves One Dead
A double shooting in the Sunnyside, Mabton area happened last night. Yakima County Sheriff's deputies say they were contacted by a child that there had been a shooting in the 3 thousand block of Grandview pavement road. When authorities arrived at the home they found a 32 year old man dead…
Yakima Car Tabs Will Not Be On Ballot This Year

A decision to increase the cost of car tabs to pay for Yakima city street repairs won’t be on the ballot this year. The question is instead expected to appear later this year on a questionnaire about city operations.
This  is not the case in the lower valley, where so far the price of car tabs has …
Another Suspicious Fire In The Lower Valley
Officials from Fire District Five in the Lower Valley say they battled a large haystack fire west of Mabton May 22 and May 23. The arson fire burned 750 bales of straw and caused a loss of nearly $32,000. Firefighters did save a majority of the hay bales in a stack near the bales of s…
Local Companies Help With Donations To Mabton Park
Catholic Charities Housing Services (CCHS) is pleased to announce that AJ Crushing and A&B Asphalt, Inc. have teamed up to donate 30 yards of concrete and 26 tons of gravel. The donations will be used for the construction of picnic shelters and tetherball courts at Mabton Community Park.
.…
Rollover Crash Kills 2
2 people were killed in a rollover crash near Mabton Sunday afternoon. State patrol troopers say the vehicle was southbound on Glade road when the driver lost control and the vehicle rolled. 24 year old Maximo Ocampo and 23 year old Luis Marcialsantana were both killed...