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Man Hurt After His Car Rolls Into Canal
Washington State Patrol are investigating a single car accident that sent one man to the hospital after his car rolled into the canal Thursday evening.
Troopers say 69-year-old Antonio Carmona-Vazquez of Wapato was driving northbound North Track Road, about one mile south of Wapato, when he lost cont…
Fire Evaucated Inmates From Wapato Jail
A fire at the Wapato jail Saturday forced a quick evacuation of more than 60 inmates. No injuries were reported. The inmates were held in a yard near the jail until the fire was out and smoke was cleared. No word on the cause of the fire that caused only minor damage...
Wapato Man Struck and Killed by Train
A man from Wapato was killed Monday afternoon after being struck by a train near the intersection of North Track and Jones Roads near Wapato. State patrol troopers say Tyrone Colwash died at the scene just before 3:00 p.m. A spokesperson for the railroad says the man was trespassing and the crew use…
Sparkling Wine For Any Time
A Yakima Valley winery is seeing a big boost in sales before New Year's Eve. Treveri Cellars is the Valley's only sparkling winery. They tell our news partner KIMA Action News this time of year the busiest. The winery released two new sparkling wines this holiday season...
8th Annual Tamale Festival in Wapato is Saturday
If you love tamales you'll want to be in Wapato Saturday for the 8th annual Tamale Festival. It'll be held starting at 9 am Saturday on South Wapato Avenue. Besides the tasty tamale cook-off you'll also be able to enjoy live music, and a car show...
Yakima County Sheriffs Searching Home Invasion Suspects
Yakima County Sheriff's detectives are searching for suspects in a home invasion robbery reported on Friday in Wapato.  Authorties say it happened at a home in the one hundred block of Basalm Lane early Friday morning. 4 suspects forced their way inside at gunpoint demanding cash and v…
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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