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5 hrs ago | The Columbian
A teen who says her father taught her how to play basketball attended his funeral and helped lead her Chehalis, Wash., high school team to a prep girls' basketball state championship - all in the same day.
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9 hrs ago | KIMA
KIMA is tracking how many kids are skipping school across the Yakima Valley. We learned thousands are ditching class.
13 hrs ago | KIMA
A truck plowed into a sub shop on Nob Hill Boulevard this morning, sending bricks flying.
Last week a Soldier died at the Army's Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington; he has been identified by the military as Master Sgt.
Ballard High School soprano Julia Quandt, tenor Elijah Kirk, altos Alia Collins-Friedrichs and Aisha Carpenter and violinist Tara Snevoll were among the music students from across Washington state selected to participate in the 2014 WMEA/WIAA All-State performing groups.
Girls returning home to a University of Washington sorority house early Friday discovered a man in one of the rooms.
The unnamed Soldier died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound according to Jack Hawkins, coroner for Yakima County, Yakima Wash.
Cranbrook's Bisset Singers, who have been members of the festival for six years, were invited to host the festival in 2014.
They were called "ashes to go." Saint Timothy's Episcopal Church made stops to busy spots around Yakima Wednesday, offering prayers and ashes for Ash Wednesday.
A film written and directed by a Yakima Valley native and shot all around the Valley will be on a local screen again soon.
A Benton County judge says two Yakima County sheriff's detectives tricked a homicide suspect into talking with them after he asked for a lawyer.
George Cicotte will formally announce his candidacy for the 4th District Congressional seat held by Doc Hastings tomorrow.
Washington state's first legal marijuana license is going to a guy named Green. The Associated Press has learned that Spokane grower Sean Green, the chief executive of a company called Kouchlock Productions, is due to be issued a producer-processor license at the state Liquor Control Board meeting in Olympia on Wednesday morning.
Another city in the Yakima Valley has plans to give its downtown a facelift. Mabton plans to spend millions of dollars on new sidewalks, lighting and landscaping.