GALLERY: Encouraging chalk art messages left at Kissel Park in Yakima

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption YAKIMA, Wash. — During these trying times, many Yakima residents are trying to cheer each other up in any way they can. That’s true for visitors at Kissel Park, who left encouraging messages in chalk…

6 inmates still missing after largest-scale escape in Yakima County jail history

1/6 Neftali Serrano, 27, of Yakima is wanted for second-degree escape from the Yakima County jail. Serrano was awaiting trial in the jail after being charged with two counts of second-degree assault, possessing a controlled substance, unlawful imprisonment and violating a protection order. In court documents, police said Serrano dragged a woman into a home, choked her and left her…

A 1955 firetruck finds its way back home to Franklin County

1/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 7/8 Show Caption Hide Caption 8/8 Show Caption Hide Caption FRANKLIN COUNTY, Wash. — What would you do if your community had no fire protection? For residents in Franklin County…

Richland parks asking public to stay safe and practice social distancing

1/2 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/2 Show Caption Hide Caption RICHLAND, Wash. — The city of Richland has begun putting notices up on park playgrounds asking users to practice social distancing. While school is out, many people have flooded playgrounds, despite it not following guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The notice went on to thanking…

Photos show major flooding in Umatilla County

1/9 KAPP KVEW News, Shelby Schumacher Show Caption Hide Caption 2/9 Walla Walla USACE Show Caption Hide Caption 3/9 Pendleton Fire & Rescue Show Caption Hide Caption 4/9 KAPP KVEW News, Shelby Schumacher Show Caption Hide Caption 5/9 KAPP KVEW News, Shelby Schumacher Show Caption Hide Caption 6/9 Michael Schmidtgall Show Caption Hide Caption 7/9 East Umatilla Fire and Rescue…

Building catches fire again in Yakima

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption YAKIMA, Wash. — An abandoned building in Yakima caught fire Jan. 29 at 2:15 according to the City of Yakima Firefighters Association. The building, located on the 100 block of N 10th Street, had heavy smoke coming from previously cut vent holes in the roof. One person was found in the structure and removed. The…

Nine-year-old boy drafted by CWU baseball team, shares about life with McCune-Albright syndrome

1/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/6 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/6 Show Caption Hide Caption ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Jack Keeling is a pretty big deal for a nine-year-old: he’s well-traveled, he has a dedicated Facebook page and he’s the youngest player ever drafted by the…

LGBTQ+ community rallies in response to attack on two gay men in Pasco

1/9 Demonstrators stand on the corner of Fourth and Court where the assault occurred. The people in attendance proudly held LGBTQ+ signs during the rally and waved to drivers. Show Caption Hide Caption 2/9 Michael, 3, waves a pride flag during the rally. People of all ages and sexual orientations were in attendance. Show Caption Hide Caption 3/9 Meghan Ryan…

GALLERY: Viewers share photos of snow around the region

1/7 “Horse Heaven above Prosser” by Laura Yarbrough Edwards Show Caption Hide Caption 2/7 “Snowing in Connell.” By Pauline Schmidt Show Caption Hide Caption 3/7 “Some snow coming down on 82/Dalles Road.” by Myron Pierce. Show Caption Hide Caption 4/7 Grandview, Bryan Roni Gale Lamberth Show Caption Hide Caption 5/7 “Outside of Othello.” by Dan Marion Show Caption Hide Caption…

12s turn Washington home into Seahawks super house

1/4 Photo courtesy of Q13 News Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Photo courtesy of Q13 News Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Photo courtesy of Q13 News Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Photo courtesy of Q13 News Show Caption Hide Caption OTHELLO, Wash. — An Eastern Washington couple has taken their passion for the Seahawks to new heights. Sharon and Roger…

Husband dies trying to save wife from fire in Kent

1/3 Photo courtesy of Maple Valley Fire Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Photo courtesy of Maple Valley Fire Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Photo courtesy of Maple Valley Fire Show Caption Hide Caption KENT, Wash. — A husband and wife were killed Monday morning when a mobile home caught fire in Kent. Firefighters were called around 8:30 a.m. to the…

Pasco missionary, 19, escapes wildfires in Australia that surrounded town

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption Cameron Myers began his missionary work in Australia in mid-November. “When I landed, it was blue skies and it was super nice,” Cameron said. “Everyone told me I got here at the perfect time because…

Officials say they’ve seen an increase in Criminal Activity Over Winter Break

1/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Show Caption Hide Caption Benton County Sheriff’s Department is investigating reports of someone doing donuts in the intersection of Sagebrush and Bermuda overnight. Authorities say they’re not sure if it’s a coincidence, but they say they’ve seen an increase in activity like this since winter break began. The damages…

911 outages reported in parts of Yakima County

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption Suncomm 911 Communications Yakima is reporting 911 outages in multiple parts of the county. On their Facebook page, the dispatch center said some areas include Tieton, White Pass/Rimrock and Cowiche. They’re working to fix the issue, but it’s not clear when it’ll be fully operational. An alternative number if you have an emergency is (509)…