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New Destination Brewery Set to Open Next Week
The Yakima Valley's first destination brewery is almost finished.  The Bale Breaker Brewery on Birchfield Road in Moxee will open next Saturday with an all day open house and party.  In addition to the brewery , there's a one thousand square foot tap room, a large patio, and thre…
NSA To Close A Secretive Listening Post North of Yakima
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The National Security Agency is closing a secretive listening post it has quietly operated near Yakima since the early 1970s. The Yakima Research Station is located within the U.S. Army's Yakima Training Center. The electronic eavesdropping operation has been linked t…
10 Hanford Managers Indicted in Timecard Scheme
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted 10 current or former managers and supervisors for a contractor at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site, accusing them of enabling timecard fraud there. The company, CH2M Hill Hanford Group, held a contract from 1999-2008 to clean out ra…
Suspect in Custody in Connection With David Childs Murder
Yakima Police have a man in custody in connection with the murder of David Childs of Yakima.  Yesterday 34 year old Armando Vieyra was arrested and a vehicle police were looking for were found in the Lower Valley off of Lateral 1 road.  He faces a charge of first degree murder...
Drowning Victim in West Yakima Has Been Identified
Yakima County Corner Jack Hawkins has determined that a woman whose body was pulled from an irrigation canal yesterday drowned.  Yakima Police Captain Rod Light said "There was no evidence of foul play."  The woman has been identified as 62 year old Valarie LynnWinni…
Yakima Police ID Man Whose Body Was Found On Front Street
Yakima Police have identified the cities first homicide victim of the year. He was 70 year old David Lee Childs of Yakima. His body was found Tuesday morning in a parking lot on North Front Street.  Yakima County Coroner Jack Hawkins, who performed the autopsy said "Childs did not die …

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