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Boeing Machinists OK Contract Tied to 777X

Not an easy decision. That is how many Boeing workers are describing tonight's 51-49 vote on a new contract linked to the 777-X. Supporters of the deal say it will keep a lot of high-paying jobs in Washington State. Critics…

Police Seek Suspects in Armed Robbery in Yakima

Police are looking for three Hispanic males suspected of robbing a Yakima business Friday night at gunpoint. Officers responded to Reyna's Joyeria located on the 1100 block of West Lincoln just after 6 PM following a 911 call for help.…

Snowstorm is Affecting Flights Out of Pasco

A snowstorm as big as the one in the east can have a rapid domino effect on flights all over the country.Many passengers at the Tri-Cities airport have to make a connection in Salt Lake City before getting to their…

Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue Reduce Bond Amount

Ellensburg, Wash. - Kittitas County Fire District 2 (serving the community as Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue) has reduced the amount of a bond it will consider asking voters to approve in the April Special Election. The purpose of the…

Man Dead After Standoff With Police

A man is dead after resisting arrest and exchanging gunfire with police. It all started around 2 this afternoon in Selah on Rushmore Road, when police served a search warrant following a car prowl investigation. Five individuals were arrested, however,…

From the Apple Valley to the Big Apple

Kyle Hitchcock and Mackenzie Taylor are inseperable music lovers. Both study the art and perform with the Davis High School choirs. Now the two will be taking their talents from the Apple Valley, to the Big Apple."Getting to work with…

YPD Officers Promoted

Three Yakima police officers are honored today as they are promoted in front of city officials. The Yakima Police Department promoted Sergeant Jay Seely to the rank of Lieutenant this morning, along with officers Ryan Wisner and Rich Fowler, who…

Woman Dies After Accident in Richland

A 62-year-old pedestrian struck by a vehicle around 6:30 last night at the intersection of Lee and Stevens in Richland has died. The Benton County Coroners office confirms that Margaret Carraher died due to injuries she suffered at Kadlec Regional…

Craigen Defense Team Asks to Dismiss Crime Scene Photos

Defense attorney's for murder suspect George West Craigen are asking a judge to exclude crime scene photos, keep spectators from displaying emotion in court and prohibit media coverage of their clients case until trial. These requests were among 15 motions…

Dueling gun initiative backers turn in signatures

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Backers of an initiative campaign to require background checks on all firearm sales in Washington turned in another 95,000 petition signatures this week. That brings their total to about 345,000.But The Olympian newspaper reports Initiative 594…

Boeing machinists voting on contract tied to 777X

SEATTLE (AP) - Boeing machinists will decide Friday whether to accept a contract that would concede some pension and health care benefits in order secure assembly of the company's new 777X airplane in Washington state. The offer has fractured the…

Marine from Spokane dies in Afghanistan

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) -- A U.S. Marine based at Camp Lejeune has died during combat operations in Afghanistan.The U.S. Department of Defense announced Thursday that Sgt. Jacob M. Hess of Spokane, Wash., died Wednesday in Helmand Province.The 22-year-old Marine…

Young trial tentatively planned for March

The murder trial of a Richland teenager accused of killing another teen is tentatively set for March 10th. John Young is accused of killing 17-year-old Joshua Snapp on July 4th of last year. Investigators believe Young and another teenager, Joshua…

A Life of Accomplishments

For almost his entire life, Yakima's Nelson Bennett has had a passion for the snow. He's operated ski resorts, taught celebrities how to ski, and even directed a ski patrol out of Idaho. One of his greatest accomplishments was also…

Rollarena's 60th Anniversary

An establishment that's seen a lot of birthday parties over the years celebrated one of its own. The Rollarena in Richland is celebrating its 60th anniversary. The Rollarena has been in Alan Bacon's family for 60 years. He has been…

6 Arrested on New Year's Eve for DUI

In Yakima County, Washington State Patrol says 6 people were arrested on New Year's Eve on suspicion of driving under the influence. Troopers say the same amount of people were arrested last year as well. Earlier this year, state patrol…