West Nile Identified in Yakima County
August 5th, 2015, the Yakima County Mosquito Control has been notified that one of the mosquito samples
collected by the Yakima County Mosquito Control, off East Selah Road, has tested positive for the West Nile
virus (WNv). This is the first positive West Nile virus sample collected by Yakima County …
Expect Traffic Congestion in Downtown Selah This Week
If you plan on driving into Selah this week you might want to plan for a few extra minutes of travel time. Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be repairing the right northbound lane of South First Street from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Wednesday (Aug. 5).
Selah Finalizing Road Improvement Plans
On the heels of Yakima addressing their road improvements with a bond, the city of Selah is attacking their road woes as well.
The Transportation Improvement Board is finalizing details on a long-term plan that will fix First Street and other high-traffic roads according to KIMA...
Selah Kidnap Suspect In Jail
A man accused of kidnapping a Yakima woman in Selah last week is behind bars.
On Tuesday, the Yakima County Violent Crimes Task Force assisted the Selah Police Department in arresting Christopher M. Tasker II for the kidnapping.
Tasker was arrested for 1st degree armed robbery, 1st degree assault and …
Fighting in Afghanistan Claims Life of Former Valley Man
Family and friends are mourning the loss of a U.S. Army soldier born and raised in Selah, who was killed in action earlier this week.
Capt. Aaron Blanchard graduated from Selah High School in 1999 and grew up in the Yakima Valley.
"Aaron loved the army and he was doing what he loved to do,&am…
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...

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