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Woman Carjacked in West Valley

Yakima sheriff's deputies are looking for a man they say threatened a woman and stole her car this morning. It happened just before 8 on the 8300 block of Ahtanum Road -- the 21 year old woman was in her…

WSP Aiding YPD in Officer Involved Shooting

Washington State Patrol is now assisting Yakima police in an officer involved shooting investigation last week. The state patrol's crime lab is examining evidence from the car wash on East Nob Hill where officer Casey Gilette shot Rocendo Arias last…

Ellensburg Searching for City Manager

The City of Ellensburg is still searching for a new city manager. The city opened up an application process on the city website last month, however, they have yet to find a qualifying candidate. Anyone interested in the position must…

Crimestoppers Looking for Man Who Escaped Community Custody

Crimestoppers of Tri-Cities needs your help in locating a man wanted for escaping community custody. 25-year-old Sergio Flores Jr. also goes by the names -- Javier Flores; Sergio Mendez and "Mr. Chunky". He was originally charged with 3rd degree assault…

Mobile Home Fire This Morning in Burbank

Walla Walla County firefighters are trying to determine what sparked a mobile home fire in Burbank this morning. The fire started around 8 o'clock at a mobile home on the 100 block of Cherry Street. No one was home at…

WSU TC's New Nursing Program Facility

Washington State University Tri-Cities opens its new nursing program center on Lee Blvd. in Richland. More than 100 nursing students started the new semester there yesterday. Kadlec Regional Medical Center agreed to lease the 10,000 sq. ft. facility for $1…

Kennewick's First Distillery

Kennewick's first distillery, Sands River, just opened in the heart of downtown Kennewick. Appropriately enough the vodka and gin is called Kennewick Vodka and Kennewick Gin. Kennewick vodka and gin is 90 proof and 100% local. "The label has an…

Frank Harkenrider Retiring After 50 Years

Frank Harkenrider has announced that after 50 years of service to the Hermiston comminty as mayor and a city council member he is retiring.Harkenrider told your local ABC his reason is, he's 87 years old and it was his time…

Walla Walla Murder Suspect Pleads Not-Guilty

The prime murder suspect in the shooting death of Yesica Olivos pleads not-guilty in court yesterday. 17 year old Carlos Valdez is charged with first degree murder and will be charged as an adult. Olivos' body was found on Frog…

Guadalupe Montejano's Arraignment Continued

The arraignment of Guadalupe Montejano has been continued until Tuesday, January 21st. Montejano is being charged with Murder in the First Degree in the death of Tamie Alane Clark Acevedo. On January 3rd Pasco police received a call that Tamie…

CBC College Night set for Tonight

The 13th annual Columbia Basin College, College Night, will be held tonight at 6 p.m. in Gjerde Center on the CBC Pasco campus. College Night is for all high school seniors and their parents to learn about college life and…

Yakima Teen is Hit by a Police Vehicle Yesterday

A Yakima teen is recovering after being hit by a Police Department vehicle. According to witnesses, the boy was attempting to cross North 6th at Jerome Avenue yesterday when he was struck by Sergeant Mike Henne. Witnesses say the teen…

Supply and Demand

Patrick Smith surveys his hop field, preparing for the planting season next month. Smith, in conjunction with many other hop growers in the Yakima Valley, helps supply nearly 80% of the nation's hops. As the number one supplier, that also…