yakima river

Body Found in Yakima River ID’d as Missing Man
YAKIMA (AP) — Officials have identified a body found in the Yakima River in southern Washington as a 25-year-old man who had been missing for several months.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports Skyler Pourier's body was found Sunday. He is believed to have died around the time he was report…
Yakima Project Flip-Flop Operation to Begin
The Bureau of Reclamation will begin the annual flip-flop operation in the Yakima Basin by gradually reducing flows out of Cle Elum Reservoir in the Upper Yakima River Basin and increasing flows from Rimrock Reservoir in the Tieton and Naches River Basins beginning the week of August 27...
Suspects Try to Elude Police by Jumping off a Bridge
A male and a female suspect jumped off a bridge into the Yakima river Wednesday after a police chase. The two suspects had drawn a gun on several people at a BBQ and then fled the scene. Toppenish officers located the vehicle belonging to the suspects and attempted to stop them...
Flood Warnings Continue
Flood warnings continue for the Naches and Yakima rivers. Minor flooding is happening on the Yakima River near Parker which is now at a flood stage of 10 feet. The river is expected to go below flood stage Thursday evening.
The Naches River is already over the banks near Naches and som…
City Of Sunnyside Subject Of Clean Water Bill
With a unanimous vote members of the Washington State Senate approved Senate Bill 6027 to help the City of Sunnyside return clean, cool water to the Yakima River. The bill’s sponsor, state Sen. Jim Honeyford, says his bill would provide access to low interest loans for a project v…