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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…

Yakima Police Investigate Officer Involved Shooting

Yakima police are conducting an internal investigation after an officer involved shooting this weekend leaves one man dead. Police say officer Casey Gilette was on routine patrol, when he noticed a car had been parked at a car wash on…

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…

Olympia Street Road Closure

Beginning Monday, January 6th, construction will begin on a portion of Phase 3 of the Olympia Street reconstruction project. 27th Ave. to 36th Ave. with be closed through the end of February. People who live south of 36th Ave. will…

Overnight Armed Robbery at Kennewick Circle K

Kennewick Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Circle K Store on West 4th Avenue. It happened last night just before Midnight. Police say the suspect displayed a firearm and demanded money from the clerk. They were able to…

Pasco Police Investigate Homicide, Suspect Arrested

Pasco Police are investigating a homicide after officers found the body of a deceased female at an apartment Friday night on the 700 block of West Lewis Street. The 46-year-old woman has not been identified pending notification of family. Police…

Update- Athletes Compete in the 1st Annual Cancer Crackdown

Over 70 athletes participated in the 1st Annual Cancer Crackdown today. Aegis Team Crossfit in Pasco, is celebrating their Re-Grand Opening by hosting a competitive event for fitness enthusiasts which benefits cancer fighting organizations in the Tri Cities. The entrance…

Officer Involved Shooting

An officer involved shooting overnight in Yakima. The official release from the police department is below:On 1/4/14 at about 0300 hours (3AM), a Yakima police officer was checking on a suspicious vehicle parked at the car wash, 907 E. Nob…