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Yakima homeless shelter doubles its capacity

YAKIMA, Wash. —  Camp Hope is converting several portable classrooms into temporary housing, which will more than double capacity at its Yakima homeless shelter. The shelter has been hovering near its current capacity of 100 people, but once they're finished…

Yakima Valley College expands Running Start program

YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima Valley College has been selected as one of the few colleges in Washington state to participate in a summer Running Start program pilot. During the regular school year, Running Start allows high school students to take…

Washington state lawmakers discuss $125 million wildfire bill

SEATTLE, Wash. — The winter months aren’t stopping lawmakers and elected officials from bracing for this upcoming wildfire season. House Bill 1168 is currently making its way through the Washington State Legislature. Washington’s 2020 wildfire season was one of the most deadly and destructive…

Kennewick police officer thwarts $10,000 cash scam

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Officers from the Kennewick Police Department assisted an elderly citizen who was scammed into sending $10,000 to someone misidentifying themselves as a representative of the United States Social Security Administration. According to a post on the Kennewick…