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Birds Cause Power Outage at Selah Substation
A widespread power outage in Selah that left more than 6,000 people without electricity Monday is being blamed on birds. Pacific Power said a power failure at the same substation three weeks ago was also caused by birds.
Two recent citywide power outages three weeks apart have some business owners fr…
Yakima Man Being Held for Car Crash That Injures One
A 19 year old man from Yakima is in the county jail today after being arrested following a crash Sunday that injured a passenger. Gage Van Wyk is being held on 25,000 dollars bail. State Patrol troopers say he lost control of a vehicle that rolled on North Wenas road...
Yakima Sheriff Deputy Jason Conger Awarded Medal of Valor
Yakima County Sheriff Ken Irwin Tuesday awarded the medal of valor to Deputy Jason Conger for actions Conger took in a 2011 shooting in the Selah area.  Irwin says Conger was one of a number of authorities who responded to the shooting at a home on Speyers road...
Voters Turned Down Sales Tax Proposal
Yakima County voters turned down a sales tax proposal but gave a thumbs up to funding for the Selah pool in Tuesdays primary election the sales tax proposal failed 53 to 47 percent , it would have would have funded security upgrades at the Yakima County jail...
A Community pulls together to help an Elder Couple
It's always nice to hear about communities coming together in time of needs. A Selah couple are feeling feeling thankful from all the support given by friends, family and strangers. Gerta and Verner Woelk's home and most their possessions were destroyed in a fire on July 8th. The...
Sunday’s Fires Leave Selah Family Happy to be Alive
Verner Woelk and his wife are happy to be alive today. The couple, who are residents of Selah,  lost their home and all their belongings in a fire that started Sunday night after the lightning storm. A lawn chair is all that remained from the fire, which took six hours to contain...
Raptor House holding a Open House on Saturday
When was the last time you had a chance to see a bald eagle up close or a falcon? or other birds of prey? Marsha Daylon with the Raptor House and rehab center in East Selah says you'll have a chance to see those birds and others during an open house on Saturday...
How Many Police Officers Are On Patrol?
Police are among the first people you hope will be there when you need them. A question that often arises is: do we have enough of them? Our news partner KIMA ACTION NEWS examined the numbers to see which cities here in the Yakima Valley have the most officers on the street...

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