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Seahawks Fan

With just a few days left until the Superbowl, we have more fanatic Seahawks fans with Hawks fever to introduce to you. Shelly Holsapple adores the team, she said being from Washington, she has to love them but moreso it's…

Seahawks Win Local Puppy Bowl

The Seahawks win a local puppy bowl. Reka & Gunner of 99.1 hosted their very own puppy bowl and five out of the eight, five-week-old pit bulls wobbled their way over to the green Seahawks patch where Reka was standing.…

Police Officer Shares Side of Kidnapping Incident

Sergeant Linda Watts has served on the Yakima Police Department for over 25 years and has seen it all. After working as department's crisis negotiator, yesterday's kidnapping incident was something she was prepared for. Yesterday morning, a 15 year old…

Back to the Beginning

The National Teacher of the Year takes a visit to his beginnings this morning in Ellensburg. Zillah High School science teacher Jeff Charbonneau spoke to faculty members and science administrators at Central Washington University. Charbonneau says he is visiting Central…

New Psychiatric Treatment Facility

Comprehensive Mental Health in Yakima is preparing to open a brand new psychiatric treatment facility. Crews are wrapping up 9 months of construction on the Bridges Evaluation and Treatment Facility. The facility will be able to house up to 16…

Woman Jumps from Moving Car on I-82

A woman riding in the passenger seat of a car going 70mph opened the door and jumped out. According to Washington State Patrol, the woman and a male driver were discussing getting the woman help because she has struggled with…

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…