Lower Valley

Police search for Sunnyside murder suspects

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. — Authorities are searching for two men charged with killing 28-year-old Victor Ramos in a gang-related, drive-by shooting earlier this year in Sunnyside. According to court documents, 28-year-old Adrian Bueno — who worked at the same business as…

UPDATE: Missing Yakima man found dead

FRIDAY UPDATE: Yakima police say they received tips Thursday about a red Jeep parked at a west Yakima retail lot. ”When officers arrived to investigate they found Mr. Martin deceased inside the vehicle. No foul play was suspected.” ORIGINAL ARTICLE:…

Yakima County business resources available

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. — Local businesses are reopening under Phase 2 of the Health Washington Roadmap to Recovery Plan and many are seeking assistance with finances or information on reopening. KAPP-KVEW put together a list of current loan offerings, free…

Local movie theaters reopening Friday

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Two movie theaters in the Tri-Cities reopened today, another is set to reopen next Friday, and more are getting ready to reopen very soon. Fairchild Cinemas - Southgate in Kennewick and Fairchild Cinemas - Queensgate in Richland…

Punxsutawney Phil predicts 6 more weeks of winter

It's February 2nd, which means it's Groundhog Day! And if you believe in the folklore, brace yourself for six more weeks of winter. The snow was lightly falling this morning at Gobbler's Knob in western Pennsylvania as Phil was pulled…

Yakima Health District works on school reopening plan

YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. — The Yakima Health District is working with local school districts on a plan to safely return to in-person learning. The health district heard comments from community members at a Board of Health meeting Wednesday regarding schools…

Yakima Valley Libraries suspend in-person services

YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima Valley Libraries will temporarily suspend in-person services at the end of the week due to new state COVID-19 restrictions issued Wednesday. Under the new regulations, while Yakima County remains in Phase 1 of  its “Roadmap to…

MLK Peace Drive scheduled Monday in Toppenish

TOPPENISH, Wash. — Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Peace March in Toppenish will look a little different. Instead of marching, participants will drive in a caravan around town, starting from the Toppenish Middle School parking…