Contact Us
yakima county

yakima county

kima
kima
[

Injured Oregon Man Settles a Lawsuit With The City of Yakima

 

Yakima County has settled a lawsuit with a worker who fell four stories down a Terrace Heights water tower. The man was severely injured in the accident in 2010. Michael Hanson of Oregon was hired to repair the tower when the floor gave way.

Read More|Comment

flickr
flickr
[

Meeting for Ahtanum Creek Flood Hazard Program to Be Rescheduled

Yakima County officials have announced that the second public meeting regarding the Ahtanum Creek Flood Hazard Mitigation Grant Program scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 9th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m

Read More|Comment

kima
kima
[

Applications For Concealed Weapons Permit Increased in Yakima County

A clean criminal record, some ink on the fingers and a little cash. That’s all you need if applying for a concealed weapons permit. Yakima Police say a lot of people are doing that these days. According to our news partner KIMA Action News Ya

Read More|Comment

Getty Images
Getty Images
[

The EPA, Nitrates, Dairy Farms and More Discussed on KIT’s Mike Bastinelli Show [AUDIO]

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently released a report  that assessed likely sources of nitrate pollution - including dairy farms and crop fields - in lower Yakima Valley groundwater and some drinking water wells

Read More|Comment

kima
kima
[

Yakima County Give its Split Share of Airport with the City

Yakima County is willing to give its split share of the airport to the city. Officials on both sides admit the airport would not succeed without a sole owner. Yakima City manager, Tony O'Rourke, says revitalizing the airport could put Yakima on the map

Read More|Comment

kima
kima
[

Yakima Stores Being Hit Hard by Alcohol Thieves

Thieves are making off with thousands of dollars in alcohol from Yakima store shelves this month. It is a troubling trend that developed after the new alcohol law took effect. Our news partner KIMA Action News re

Read More|Comment

flickr
flickr
[

Get Ready for The Flu Season

It's starting in the Yakima valley and across the state. The flu season, and Maryanne Patnode with the Yakima County Health District says while the numbers are high in the Eastern U.S. that's not the case here in the West

Read More|Comment

kima
kima
[

Grandview Man Captured After High Speed Chase in Colorado

Marcel Maldonado, 21, of Grandview, wanted for two carjackings, a robbery and a high-speed chase has been arrested in Colorado after a high-speed chase. Maldonado stole a Volkswagen Jetta at gunpoint at a rest stop near Selah last Monday

Read More|Comment

kit
kit
[

Budget Cuts Mean County Jail Layoffs

Budget cuts in the county mean layoffs at the Yakima County Jail. Nine officers and two administrators were laid off this month. The cuts were made to help fill a million dollar shortfall in the jail budget

Read More|Comment

kit
kit
[

Whooping Cough Still a Big Problem in Yakima County

While the numbers have slowed whooping cough is still a big problem in Yakima county and across the state. Marianne Patnode with the Yakima county health district says the push to vaccinate against the disease did help slow down the number of cases being reported this past summer and now in this fall

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalkkit.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on News Talk KIT quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on News Talk KIT quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!