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Missing Hunter Found
There is a successful outcome in the search for a hunter who went missing near White Pass. The 49-year-old hunter had been missing with his horse since Saturday.
Lance Chipman had left his base camp near White Pass. When he did not return, his friends reported him missing...
Yakima County Sheriffs in Search of Missing Hunter
PRESS RELEASE…
The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a missing subject’s hunting partner stating that his friend had left camp at 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning and has not seen him since. The subject is a 49-year-old Cashmere resident who was rid…
New Shooting Range Plans Put on Hold
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A Yakima County land-use official is holding up plans by the sheriff's office to build a new shooting range.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that Hearing Examiner Gary Cuillier on Friday rejected an environmental review for the shooting range, saying potentially adverse enviro…
Investigation Continues in the Goggins Case
Last week was a stunning week for family and friends of the Goggin family, who were brutally murdered in their West Valley home last year. It was a stunning week after learning that a plea bargain meant murder charges were dropped against the main suspect...
Excessive Speed May be to Blame for Fatal Car Accident
Excessive speed may be to blame for a deadly car accident in Grandview.
Sheriff's deputies say a man was traveling on Elm Street when he lost control of his car and plunged into a canal. The car was under water for eight hours before anyone discovered the accident...
Two New Detectives Assigned to Goggins Murder Case
Despite a plea bargain agreement that allowed 30-year-old Kevin Harper to escape murder charges, an investigation in the case continues. Yakima County Chief Deputy Stew Graham told KIT News the murders continue to be investigated and two new detectives have been assigned to the case...
Off-Duty Firefighter Walks in on Home Burglary
An off-duty firefighter is lucky he wasn't shot after he walked in on a couple burglars last
Friday morning who then fired shots at him. Yakima County Sherrif's deputies
say the two men were trying to rip off a property on the 200 block of Potter
Road in Tieton...
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...

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