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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…

RHS Basketball Players Mentor Elementary School Students

Richland High School students are talking to students at Badger Mountain Elementary School about perseverance. Boys and girls varsity basketball teams mentor the young students about what it means to be an athlete and working through adversity. Two players say…

Stepping Up for a Cause

Firefighters Andy Babcock and Bob Clark gear up in their casual firefighting gear. However, they aren't responding to an emergency, in fact, they'll be in Seattle trucking up 800 vertical feet of stairs in a few weeks. It's part of…

300 5th Graders Learn About Heart Health

It was an exciting day for hundreds of 5th graders from Angelou and McGee Elementary Schools who got to walk through a 20 foot inflatable heart that allows them to see almost every detail in the hollow muscular organ. Trios…

Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo Fund-raiser Tonight

The Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo will hold a dinner and auction tonight at the fairgrounds. Live and silent auction items include: - South African photo safari - Bow fishing expedition - Custom Horse Heaven Round-Up chaps, apparel and spurs…

Marijuana Banking Regulations on the Way

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Obama administration is planning to roll out regulations soon that would allow banks to do business with legal marijuana sellers. During an appearance Thursday at the University of Virginia, Holder said it is important…

Deputy Announces County Sheriff Candidacy

A deputy announces his candidacy for Yakima County Sheriff this week. Deputy Steve Changala says he wants to run for the position following current Sheriff Ken Irwin's retirement announcement. Changala currently works on patrol in the Lower Valley and has…

Officers Returning to Duty

Two officers involved in shootings a few weeks ago are cleared to go back to work next week. Officer Casey Gillette will return to work after police say he shot Rocendo Arias at a carwash, when he approached his car…

Congratulations Ag Hall of Fame Inductees

The inductees for this years Agriculture Hall of Fame class officially took their place in AG history tonight. The four different categories are, the pioneer award, mentor leadership, young agribusiness man of the year, and visionary award This is a…

Painting the Town

Tina-Marie Lasha begins a late night paint job at a local Yakima business. Lasha's been a window painter and decorator for over 30 years, and a football fan for even longer. She even refers to herself as her father's son."I've…

Heritage Recognizes MLK Jr. Day

Heritage University hosts a Martin Luther King Jr. Event this morning for its students. The celebration is part of Toppenish's MLK Jr. week and is an annual event put on by the school. Guest speakers shared the history of the…

Nursing Center Ribbon Cutting

Members of the community attend the official ribbon cutting ceremony for Washington State University Tri-Cities new nursing center. More than 100 nursing students are using the new facility this semester. Speakers thanked all donors, including Kadlec Regional Medical Center, which…

One Week Left For the CREHST Museum

You have one more week to visit the CREHST Museum before it closes its doors on January 31st. Some of the artifacts are going to move to the museum's new home at the Hanford REACH Interpretive Center. Those that don't…

No Pot Moratorium for Walla Walla

The City of Walla Walla decides against a marijuana moratorium. The city council voted four to three in a meeting last night. Instead, Walla Walla will just keep it's interim zoning ordinance, which are local regulations it will have for…

Lawmaker seeks to raise Wash. minimum wage

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- A measure to raise Washington state's minimum wage for adults to $12 an hour over the next three years has been introduced in the state House.Rep. Jessyn Farrell of Seattle introduced the measure on Thursday. At…