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Garage explosion injures woman in Cle Elum

An explosion at a garage injures a woman this morning in Cle Elum. Firefighters say the responded to a fully involved garage and lean-to on White Road around 11:30 this morning. Multiple explosions continued to occur when firefighters arrived. The…

Oregon ranked 3rd in 2013 job growth

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A new report shows Oregon with the third-highest percentage of job growth in the nation.The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Tuesday says Oregon posted a 2.4 percent increase in 2013. Only North Dakota and…

Gov. Jay Inslee proposes plan to speed up K-12 funding

OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee today announced a proposal to boost school spending by $200 million to keep the state on track for meeting its court-mandated basic education obligations. The state Supreme Court, in McCleary v. State of Washington, has…

House Fire Displaces Family in East Pasco

A East Pasco family is displaced from their home this morning, after an electrical fire breaks out around 4:30AM. According to Pasco Fire, a family member woke up to the smell of smoke, and got the family out of the…

A Local Cider is Quickly Becoming a National Hit

A locally owned winery recently started making a cider that is causing a lot of buzz in the beverage industry.Daniel Washam the owner of Sun River Vinter winery in Kennewick started making d's Wicked Cider last January. In less than…

Family of Seahawks' Fans Ride in Style

Ever since the Seahawks became NFC Champions, we have been looking for the area's top Seahawks' fans, and today we have what may be the number one Seahawks' family. Jae Gomez and his family are pretty commited to the Hawks…

State House Honors Chiawana High School

The State House of Representatives honors the Chiawana High School DECA club and the school's football team in Olympia today. The DECA club is recognized for it's $25,000 win for a "Celebrate My Drive" campaign which promotoes safe driving. The…

15-Year-Old Kidnapped by 3 Suspects

A West Valley family gets quite the scare this morning after their 15 year old daughter is kidnapped on her way to school.Yakima police were called out to the home just before 8 a.m. According to deputies, a 15-year-old girl…

Realtor Attacked Last Year Dies

A 78 year old realtor who was brutally attacked in West Valley last year dies over the weekend. The Yakima County Coroner says Vern Holbrook died in hospice care. Court documents state Holbrook was showing homes, when Luis Gomez-Monges and…

Three Suspects in Lower Valley Homicide Appear In Court

Three suspects in a Lower Yakima Valley homicide make their first court appearances this afternoon. Luis Anguiano, Martin Alvarez and Jose Davila all appeared on suspicion of second degree murder. Court documents state the three men and a fourth suspect,…

Frank Sweet Now A Convicted Felon

Selah's former city administrator is now listed as a convicted felon. Frank Sweet pleading guilty in Yakima County Court this morning to damaging public records. Sweet was not handed any jail time or probation, however, his felony conviction now prevents…

Fire Scorches Printing Building

Investigators are trying to figure out how an early morning fire scorches the Abbott's Printing building in Yakima. Firefighters say it happened just after 4, when a worker saw flames in a trash container, which eventually spread to the nearby…

48 Years Strong

A popular restaurant in Yakima is celebrating nearly half a century in business tonight. Gasperetti's is holding their 48th anniversary dinner and celebration at their North First Street location. Owner John Gasperetti says his family first started their business in…

Seahawks Fans Rally at Edgar Brown Stadium

Seahawks fans rallied at Edgar Brown Stadium Saturday morning to show support for their team one week before the Super Bowl. The rally was hosted by the Pasco Cheer team, who held games and gave away prizes. They also sold…

Fatal Car Crashes Trending Down

Yakima County is seeing less and less fatal car crashes over the past 8 years. Washington State Patrol says the county had 19 fatal crashes in 2013, down from 39 in 2006. State patrol says officers are focusing on high-risk…

Unique Ways to Show Seahawk Pride

The Super Bowl is a week from Sunday and fans are finding special ways to show their Seahawks spirit. Barber Nico Rodriguez is known for his Seahawks deigns. Today it was four-year-old Alijah Ochoa's turn to get the Seahawk logo…