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School Schedule Changes For Wednesday January 8th

School Schedule Changes For Wednesday January 8th: -Pacific NW Univ. of Health Sciences - Closed due to power outage. -Terrace Heights Elementary School is closed today due to a power outage in the Terrace Heights area. -Benton Franklin Head Start:…

Suspected Murderer Lukah Chang in Court Tomorrow

We should learn the details of what led a suspected murderer to change his plea to guilty tomorrow morning in Umatilla County. Lukah Chang was charged with attempted murder and first degree assault in the brutal attack on Karen Lange…

AG Show Features Inspirational Pink Tractor

The AG show began today at the TRAC in Pasco. The show had everything from big machinery to tiny paint swatches. Including one very pink tractor that's attracting a lot of attention. The AG show gives people involved in agriculture…

Slick Roads Cause Accidents Across County

This morning's cold snap created a stir for not only motorists, but students and travelers as well. According to the Yakima County Sheriff's Office, dispatchers received almost two dozen crash reports across the county. That includes an 11-car pileup on…

Yakima City Council Voting on New Mayor

The City of Yakima may have a new mayor elected by the end of the night. The city council is meeting tonight to vote on who will take Mayor Micah Cawley's spot. So far, council woman Kathy Coffey has expressed…

Too Much Pot?

SEATTLE (AP) -- Washington state could be facing a curious economic problem: too many pot growers. More than 2,600 applications have been submitted to produce the marijuana that will be sold at state-licensed stores when Washington's legal marijuana industry opens…

Local Airman Graduates Basic Military Training

Air Force Airman Matthew W. Forsyth graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and…

Carey Price Named to Canadian Olympic Team

Former Tri-City Americans goalie Carey Price is headed to Sochi to compete in the Winter Olympics as one of three goalies on the Canadian men's hockey team. So far this year Price has won twenty of the thirty-five games he…

Vehicle Rollover injures 2 in Possible DUI

Drugs or alcohol were a factor in a crash yesterday that injured two people in Wapato. According to the Washington State Patrol, a Ford Expedition was Southbound on North Track Road when it left the roadway and rolled. Two people,…

School Delays/Closures for Tuesday 1/7

-- Yakima Sch. Dist. - 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool, Buses on snow routes -- Granger Sch. Dist. - 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool Naches Sch. Dist- 2 Hours Delay -- Toppenish Sch. Dist. - 2 Hours Late,…

Funeral for My Fat

Sharee Samuels may seem like an average person. She is a graduate student at Central Washington University, who is half the person she used to be -- literally. Samuels struggled with her weight as a child. Failed diet after failed…

Man Identified in Selah Shootout

Investigators are still trying to piece together events that led to a shootout between a man and officers in Selah on Friday. The man, identified as Jesse Humphrey, was shot and killed by officers after exchanging gunfire with them in…

Private Investigator Sentenced 5 Months

A Yakima private investigator will spend 5 months in jail after pleading guilty to witness tampering. Stephanie Barnes pleaded guilty to the charge in exchange for having intimidation and bribery charges dropped. According to court documents, Barnes was hired by…

Man Pleads Guilty to Skateboard Assault in Pendleton

A 23-year-old man pled guilty today to second degree assault for hitting a 74-year-old woman with a skateboard in Pendelton back in October. Justin Doss will serve 21 days in jail with credit for time served, perform 240 hours of…