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Day #4 of Hunt Murder Trial

It is day four of the trial of a 19-year-old murder suspect in Benton County today. The state called a number of witnesses today who testifed that they were with Josh Hunt and Joshua Snapp the night before Snapp was…

Senate OKs new license plate replacement rule in Wash.

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The requirement that car owners periodically replace license plates would go away under a measure approved unanimously by the Senate.Senate Bill 5785 passed the chamber late Monday night and now heads to the House for consideration.…

Boeing picks Everett to build 77X wings

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- Boeing says that it has picked Everett, Wash., as the site to build wings for its new 777x aircraft.The company said Tuesday that the wing center will be located north of its Everett factory and sustain…

Robber ties up clerks, customer at George grocery

GEORGE, Wash. (AP) -- Four masked gunman forced two clerks at Sandoval's Market in George to hand over the store's cash.The Grant County sheriff's office says the robbers tied up the clerks and a customer who entered the store during…

Amber Alert Issued For Baby Boy From Everett

We have just received this important information regarding an abducted child in Everett, WA Snohomish County. Everett PD (Snohomish Co.) is looking for a child who was last seen at Everett, WA and is believed to be in danger. The…

Special Election Results

All school district levy proposals have passed in our area as has a levy funding emergency services in Walla Walla County through 2020.A $22.8 million bond in the Naches Valley school district to build a new elementary school and make…

School Schedule Changes For Friday February 7th

Several school districts are closed on Friday February 6th due to winter weather. The following districts are affected. Waitsburg School District is on a 2 hr delay. Classes start at 10:30. There is no morning basketball. -- Prescott Sch. Dist.…

Local High School Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Here's a list of some of the local high school athletes who have signed latters of intent to compete at the next level. If you know of any other athletes let us know via our email addresses kappnews@kapptv.com and kvewnews@kvewtv.com…

Washington State Penitentiary on Lockdown

WALLA WALLA - All four West Complex units at the Washington State Penitentiary are on lockdown after an assault resulted in one offender receiving stab wounds Tuesday morning. The assault occurred at about 8:30 a.m. in a common area of…

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…

Former Connell Mayor May have Stolen More Money

The Washington state Auditor's Office is investigating missing funds from a Franklin County cemetary and the former pro tem mayor, Monica Pruett, may be to blame. Pruett worked as a business manager at the cemetary and it's determined she did…

A Place to Call Home

City officials break ground on a piece of land. In just a matter of months, this pile of soil and dirt will be transformed into two brand new homes. The Kittitas-Yakima Valley Community Land Trust program says the homes will…

The 12th Man Conquers Badger Mountain

Hundreds of Seahawks fans gathered at Badger Mountain for the 12th Man Badger Mountain Hike. Despite the chilly weather, everyone was geared up, in spirit and ready to hike up Badger Mountain to pay tribute to their team. A small…

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…