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Richland family crashes two cars due to icy conditions

The Richland Police Department says one family in Hills West crashed two of their cars this morning due to conditions. In a Facebook post, the department wrote about how the roads are slippery - but plows are getting to work…

School delays, closures for January 14, 2020

Columbia Gorge Schools (1) • Goldendale Sch. Dist. - 2 Hours Late Posted: Tue. 14th, 05:18 AM Tri-Cities-area School Districts (15) • Columbia Sch. Dist. - 2 Hours Late. There is a 2 Hr delay today, January 14,2020. Buses are…

SR-240 closed near intersection of SR-24 after collision Monday

  SUNNYSIDE, Wash. -- State Route 240 eastbound is closed near the intersection of State Route 24 after a collision blocks the roadway Monday morning. Crews are working to clear the collision blocking the roadway near SR 240 milepost 3,…

2 killed in house fire outside Toppenish

TOPPENISH, Wash. — Two people are dead after a house fire on Wednesday night near Toppenish. Fire officials were called to the fire before 9 p.m. on the 9000…

City of Richland selects new mayor, mayor pro tem

The City of Richland officially has a new mayor and mayor pro tem. Ryan Lukson was selected by the council to replace previous Mayor Robert Thomspon. According to the City of Richland's website, Lukson graduated from Richland High School with…

Franklin County deputies use drone to locate stolen car

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office used a drone to search for a stolen car involved in a hit-and-run crash on Monday. According to the department, suspects were apparently “joy riding” near Pierkarski Road and East Foster Wells Road on Sunday.…

Fire causes damage to Grandview home

Yakima County firefighters responded to a fire at a home early Tuesday morning. Around 2 a.m., firefighters were sent to the home on the 2700 block of Wilson Highway, just…

Woman hit, killed on Milton-Freewater highway

MILTON-FREEWATER, Ore. -- Oregon State Police are looking for a driver who hit and killed a woman in Milton-Freewater early Sunday morning. Capt. Timothy Fox said around 3:30 a.m., a woman was struck by a vehicle on Highway 11 near…

Yakima police ask for help in finding missing 14-year-old girl

The Yakima Police Department is asking the public to be on the lookout for a missing girl who allegedly ran away from home. According to a social media post by the department, 14-year-old Jazmine was last seen on December 28…

Sunnyside man arrested after car chase down Yakima Valley Highway

  YAKIMA, Wash. -- A Sunnyside man was arrested Thursday morning after leading deputies on a car chase down the Yakima Valley Highway. Around 2 a.m., a Yakima County Sheriff's Deputy stopped a vehicle on the Yakima Valley Highway near…