Lower Valley

Midnight fire claims condemned Yakima County home

WAPATO, Wash. -- Yakima County code enforcement had been there before, tagging the house "Do Not Occupy." Now it is gone. The house caught fire early Tuesday. The single-story house at 1300 Ashue Rd. between Parker and Wapato went…

Heritage University loans freezer for vaccine storage

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. — Heritage University is helping with local vaccination efforts by loaning a freezer to the State Fair Park mass vaccination site to store vaccine doses. The Yakima Health District picked up the freezer from the university Friday…

Woman fatally shot on Yakama reservation

WAPATO, Wash. — The FBI is investigating a fatal shooting that happened Tuesday night on the Yakama reservation. Authorities responded to a shooting about 11 p.m. at a house in the 3100 block of South Wapato Road, near McDonald Road,…

34-year-old Zillah man dies in N. Idaho crash

BONNER CO., Idaho — A Zillah man was killed in a one-vehicle crash in Bonner County early Monday morning. The Idaho State Police identified the man as 34-year-old Michael Riggs. ISP said Riggs was driving on Riley Creek Road just…

93-year-old Toppenish man dies after three-car accident

TOPPENISH, Wash. — An elderly man passed away following a three-vehicle accident that occurred in Yakima County earlier this year. Now, the victims and specifics of the incident have been released by local authorities. According to a memo issued by…