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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...
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 …
Hydrant Works With Water From New System
During a brush fire on March 26th, YCFD5 Captain Pete Stewart’s dream for the last seven years became a reality when he was the first to turn on a hydrant supplied by a new water system during an emergency. It took a lot of work for Pete and several others involved, but he now knows…
County Sheriffs Search For Shooting Supects
Detectives with the county sheriff's office searched for a suspect but made no arrests over the weekend in the county latest homicide...36 year old Audelino Mendez was shot at a home near Wapato last Thursday...today his killer or killers remain free...
Wapato Dairy Queen Robber Sentenced
42 year old Luke Schneider of Wapato was sentenced to 3 and a half years in prison Thursday in county supeiror court after prosecutors say he robbed the Wapato Dairy Queen in May of last year. Authorities say Schneider robbed the business at gunpoint...
The Buzz LIVE from Wapato Tonight!
The Buzz with Brian Teegarden, heard weeknights at six on News/Talk 1280 KIT, will be live from Wapato tonight!
We'll be broadcasting from the "Lending a Paw" Fundraiser for White Swan fire victims tonight at the Wapato High School cafeteria...

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