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Elderly Selah Man Asssaulted during Home Invasion Robbery
Yakima County Sheriff's detectives are investigating a robbery in Selah reported Saturday morning. Two suspects burst into an elderly man's home and assault him while as they tear through his home looking for valuables.  Authorities say it was reported early Saturday morning at t…
Search For Missing Seattle Doctor On Mt. Adams Resumes Today
He hasn't been identified but search crews from the Yakima County Search and Rescue unit are looking for a missing 55 year old Seattle doctor on Mount Adams. Sgt. George Town from the county sheriff's office says the doctor and a friend were hiking Sunday in an area of the mountain kno…
4th of July Fireworks on Ban
Tomorrow is the 4th of July and the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a reminder:
"With the July 4th celebrations and festivities fast approaching, we would like all of the good people of our community to remember that fireworks are banned and therefore illegal to…
Farm Accident Takes Life of Lower Valley Orchardist
A 57-year-old man died in a Grandview orchard Tuesday after being pinned on his tractor by a tree branch. Yakima County Sheriff's officials say the man, who hasn't been identified, was spraying the cherry orchard when he turned a corner and became pinned between a tree branch and …
Boaters: Don’t Drink and Drive – It’s the Law
If you are planning on boating this weekend, remember that Washington Law Enforcement will be there too. They are making sure that you don't drink while operating a watercraft. It's called operation "Dry Water" and is an annual attempt to enforce boating laws in Washi…
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...
DUI Emphasis Patrols Cracking Down
The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office, Yakama Nation Police and the Washington State Patrol will be conducting DUI Emphasis Patrols on the Yakama Reservation June 9. This patrol is sponsored by the White Swan Community Coalition.
These three agencies will be working together to focus on …
Valley Gang Members Charged With First Degree Assault
Two Lower Yakima Valley gang members, who fired shots at a deputy during a car chase last week, were charged with first-degree assault in Yakima County Superior Court on June 4. 23-year-old Ricardo Ruiz and 22-year-old Alex Serrano are being held in the Yakima County jail...
Suspected Arsonist Makes Appearence In Court
A suspected arsonist accused of setting five fires in White Swan made his first appearance in court on May 29 wtih bail set at $1 million. Accoding to our news partner KIMA Action News, Yakima County deputies arrested Roy Carrizal last week after following tips from White Swan residents...

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