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Highway 97 from Toppenish to Goldendale to Close for Roadwork
WSDOT TRAFFIC ADVISORY -- US 97 will be completely closed to through traffic from Goldendale to Toppenish on Wednesday night and Thursday night from 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. the next day.
The nighttime closures are required for a crane to set retaining wall panels adjacent to the highway near the Satus…
Yakima’s Juvenile Gang Court Finding Some Success
Harold Dehlia says Yakima county is thinking outside the box when it comes to dealing with young gang members. The countries first juvenile gang court is now a year old and it's already seen two graduates. Dehlia is the county court administrator who says they're now taking the next step..…
Boy Arrested for Taking Indecent Liberties with a Barista
A 13-year-old boy is facing charges after police say he crawled from a vehicle into a coffee stand at the Moulin Brew on South First Street and attacked a barista, groping her before driving away. An article in today's Yakima Herald Republic says the incident happened on Sunday when the boy…
Fire Destroys Petrie Hall at Heritage University
Heritage University president John Basset is sad about Sunday's fire that destroyed Petrie Hall. The flames consumed the kitchen, cafeteria, bookstore and important offices with computers containing vital student information; however, that information isn't lost, says Basset...
Wapato Man Sentenced to Prison Term for Burglary and Assault
A man who burst into a Toppenish motel room looking for his girlfriend and slashed a woman in the face was sentenced to 11-and-a-half years in prison on Monday in County Superior Court. 31-year-old Joey Andy was recently convicted of first-degree burglary and second-degree assault...
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...
High Winds and Fire Destroys Car and Home
A fire driven by high winds destroyed a car and mobile home yesterday afternoon near Toppenish. The Yakima County Sheriff 's Office was first on the scene. A deputy was quickly able to remove the woman who lived in the home and within minutes the fire spread...

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