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🚗 Traffic Update: Westbound I-90 Collision Cleared Near Havana Interchange
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Ellensburg to Spokane. Attention commuters: earlier this morning, westbound I-90 near the Havana interchange in Spokane Valley experienced significant traffic delays due to a collision. The incident resulted in approximately 3 miles of backups on WB I-90. However, we are pleased to report that the collision has since been cleared and traffic flow has returned to normal. Drivers can now expect smooth travel conditions on this route.
Taste of Mexico in Selah: 3 Mexican Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we're going to delve into the culinary world of Selah, focusing on three remarkable Mexican restaurants. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
Time to Talk To Your Kids About Pot It’s Marijuana Prevention Month
A group called Safe Yakima Valley has started what's called the “Talk. They Hear You” media campaign to help, empower and give parents and or caregivers the tools they need to talk to kids about the risks of substance use like marijuana. YOU'LL SEE THE MESSAGES IN A...
Yakima child cook to compete on MasterChef Junior
YAKIMA, Wash.-A child from Yakima will compete on season 9 of MasterChef Junior. Children between the ages of eight and 11 will compete in challenges, including mystery challenges, kitchen takeovers and barbecues. Eight-year-old Asher Niles of Yakima will be one of the chefs competing on the reality cooking show that...
Yakima Girl Scout, Hennessey Rose, Reminds You Girl Scout Cookie Season is Coming Soon
Every so often we'll get visited by people here in the valley to sell us of local events or happenings to look out for. Today we were graced with the energy and style of one Hennessey Rose of Girl Scout Troop 2256 to let us know Girl Scout Cookies would be coming as soon as March.
Woman found deceased inside residence prompts homicide investigation in Yakima
YAKIMA, Wash. – According to a press release from the Yakima Police Department, on February 23 at approximately 2:30 p.m., officers responded to the residence of a woman on the 900 block of South Naches Avenue. According to YPD, the resident had not been seen or heard from by...
Concerns rise over Ellensburg hill's stability amid recent rockslides
ELLENSBURG - The community effort behind Save Craig's Hill has taken a dramatic turn as recent events have heightened concerns over the area's stability. Initially worried about reduced parking availability since October 2023, locals now face a more pressing issue: the risk of rockslides. Recently captured video footage sent to...
HOW BAD IS THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROBLEM IN YAKIMA?
How bad is the domestic violence problem in Yakima?. Executive Director of the YWCA women's shelter says Yakima and Spokane have the highest rates of domestic violence incidents in the state. Cheri Kilty says they help thousands of women and children every year. Many gain valuable help and resources at the shelter. In fact she says 85% leave the shelter and rebuild their lives in the community.
The 5 Best Bagels You’ll Ever Try in WA
There are a few regional foods that just hit home to so many. Gumbo is great but you have to try the gumbo when you're in Louisiana. You can find BBQ anywhere but if you want the best you need to go to where they take BBQ very seriously like Texas or Kansas City.
I Finally Got the Chance to Visit Fuji Asian Buffet in Yakima
Though I was sad to see our Old Country Buffet go away during the pandemic, I was excited to hear we would be getting a new buffet that would feature Asian food. I do love my Asian food restaurants in town and when you make it a buffet, I'm all ears.
Explore the Shadows of Reality at CWU's Randal Hall
ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- Known for her distinctive blend of birdwatching photography and sculpture, Sue Wright, a student in the Art and Design Department, unveils her Bachelor of Fine Art exhibition, "Touch of Plumage."
Much loved Yakama Nation tribal leader passes away
YAKAMA NATION- KIMA Action News has received news today that Ted Strong, a Yakama Tribal Nation elder passed away on January 30th, at the age of 76-years-old. Ted Strong was recognized as a pillar of the indigenous communities, where he was respected and loved by all across the whole of the Pacific Northwest.
A Red-Fleshed Apple Cider From the Orchards of Tieton Cider Works
We are Tieton Cider Works, growers and cider makers on the east side of the mountains in Washington State. As our tagline suggests “From Our Orchards To Your Glass” we grow, pack and press all of our own creations. We’ve just released a rosé cider we call Red-Fleshed Apple, made with the Niedzwetzkyana cider apple we’ve grown in our orchards for the last 10 years.
Retiring Ellensburg police captain and lifelong KISS fan, gets personalized sendoff message from band
ELLENSBURG - Dan Hansberry served Ellensburg Police Department for 27 years, but he’s been a KISS fan for far longer, so his colleagues felt it would be fitting that they bring his affinity for the legendary rock band full circle during his retirement party on Thursday. Ellensburg Police Captain Dan Hansberry was already grateful and was in an emotional state during what some might refer to as a ‘standard’ sendoff in law enforcement, yet it became anything but status quo when a group of record clerks walked in wearing KISS band t-shirts.
The Multi-Cultural Center: The real fight is just now beginning
CWU has advertised itself as the most diverse campus in Washington, yet we don’t have a Multi-Cultural Center (MCC) like all other public universities in Washington. After years of active mobilization from students, students at CWU were finally promised their own MCC. As plans for the building seemed to grow into fruition, students were abruptly told that the MCC stand-alone building they were promised would not be happening because of financial constraints.
A taste of Spring this weekend, but rain and possibly snow makes a return!
REGIONAL - It's going to feel more like spring as we head into the upcoming weekend. We're getting an early taste of it, which will be nice. This morning, we had a mainly clear sky and we will enjoy plenty of sunshine across the region today. Visibility isn't going to be an issue. We won't have to deal with fog, with the exception being along I90. That will be from Moses Lake into Ellensburg. That's where we saw a Dense Fog Advisory this morning.
Yakima Friends For Freedom – Building Legacy The American Way
Legacy, Building, preserving, and passing it on. When you care deeply about something, when it's important, you want to be able to share it with future generations. That's what the Yakima County Friends For Freedom (YCFFF) is all about. They are holding a fundraising banquet this Saturday and you can't attend.
Snowy pursuit: Deputies follow footprints and snowmobile tracks to find and arrest theft suspect
EASTON – A bizarre sequence of events unfolded in the snowy backcountry of Kittitas County this Sunday, leading to the arrest of a 30-year-old Ellensburg resident. The incident began at 11:30 am when a cabin owner in the Easton Ridge area reported an abandoned Nissan Altima stuck in the snow on the power-line road leading to her property.
How personal income has changed in Kittitas County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Kittitas County, Washington and how it compares to state and national levels.
Ellensburg 7-Eleven sells Powerball ticket worth $1 million to lucky winner
ELLENSBURG - We now know that one of the two 7-Eleven stores in Ellensburg contained a lottery ticket worth $1 million. The information was confirmed on Wednesday when Dale B. claimed his seven-figure prize after buying a ticket at the store at 112 W University Way. Dale didn't when the Powerball jackpot, but he knew he won big after matching five white ball numbers from his ticket with the numbers drawn by Washington's Lottery. To win the jackpot all five white balls and the red Powerball must match. The odds of winning the $1,000,000 prize are 1 in 11.7 million, according to Washington's Lottery.