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Housing Market improving in Yakima
Another report shows improving news for the housing market in Lewis County.
Call it more of a continued rebound.  Yakima County home sales are up more than    4-percent during the second quarter when compared to the same time a year ago...
Voters Turned Down Sales Tax Proposal
Yakima County voters turned down a sales tax proposal but gave a thumbs up to funding for the Selah pool in Tuesdays primary election the sales tax proposal failed 53 to 47 percent , it would have would have funded security upgrades at the Yakima County jail...
Percentage of Chlamydia Cases Grows in Yakima County
The percentage of people with Chlamydia in Yakima County continues to grow. And our news partner KIMA Action News reports if you haven't been screened for STDs you probably should.
Two years ago, Yakima County's Chlamydia rate was not only higher than the state average, but it was the …
Yakima Humane Society Needs Your Help to Win $100,000
The Humane Society of Central Washington is off to a grand start in the ASPCA’s National 100K Challenge. With a first place finish out of the entire nation in the first round, Outreach Coordinator Erica Seaver-Engel speaks for all staff and volunteers when she shares how “overw…
Yakima County $76M behind in Child Support
If you've been waiting for a child support payment in Yakima County and haven't received one, you're not alone. Yakima County has $76 million in backed up child support fees. Statewide there is $2.3 billion in owed support. Child support services say there are about 12,000 cases in Ya…
DNA Cracks open a Cold Case in Yakima
DNA has helped to crack a rape case in Yakima County that went cold. Yesterday 28-year-old David Endres, also know as David Workman, was sentenced to 13 years in prison for his third sex offense. He was convicted of second-degree rape following a jury trial last month...
Whooping Cough Cases Top 3000 in Washington State
If you haven't got your T-Dap shot yet, the State Health Department is urging you to go and get that done. The number of whooping cough cases in Washington this year has topped three thousand. This time last year, there were only about 200 cases...
County Asking Voters About Sales Tax Increase
Next Wednesday thousands of ballots will be sent to county voters asking if they’ll support a proposed tenth-of-a-cent sales tax increase that would raise $2.8-million per year to pay off bond debt and fund security upgrades at the county jail...

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