Thursday May 9
Granger man dead after truck lands in Moxee canal
Troopers say 63-year-old Isidro Romero was driving his Dodge Ram pickup on a dirt driveway about 3 miles north of Moxee, on the 9500 block of Mieras Road.
Yakima County started work on dust control
Yakima County is working to control dust by spraying down gravel roads, but there's not enough money to do as much as the past.
Disease dooms Tieton bighorns near Yakima - Sun, 05 May 2013 PST
Five or six years ago, the Tieton bighorn herd included nearly 200 sheep. Now it has fewer than 10 - the same ones drivers occasionally see licking U.S. Highway 12 rumble strips for what's left of last winter's salt-based de-icer. Soon enough, those few remaining bighorns will be gone.
Water rights processing goes on in Benton County
Progress has been made to evaluate requests for new water rights that could affect flows in the Yakima River, according to the Washington State Department of Ecology.