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Fire threatens structures outside of Toppenish
TOPPENISH, Wash.- According to a Facebook post from Yakima County Fire District 5, a brush fire is threatening structures outside of Toppenish on the 900 Block of Winaway Road. The fire has reportedly jumped a dozer line and YCFD5 requests that people avoid the area. This is a developing story,...
5 failed food safety inspections at Tri-Cities area restaurants, schools and more
Those acing their inspections included a restaurant, a tavern, a coffee shop and several schools.
Brush fire closes SR 221 near Prosser
According to a Facebook post from West Benton Fire Rescue, the fire is now contained and SR 221 has been reopened. SR 221 is currently closed in both directions from SR 22 to Bert James Rd due to a brush fire according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Fire...
Grass fire sparks in Prosser as fire danger rises to Moderate
BENTON COUNTY, WA — With the temperature expected to reach the high 90s over the weekend and next week and the transition of the fire danger rating moving to the "moderate" level today, it didn't take long to see another fire in the region. A grass fire in Prosser...
Yard fire caused by cigarette under control in Kennewick
KENNEWICK, Wash.- According to Benton County Fire District 1, a fire caused by a neighbor smoking a cigarette is under control on South Bermuda Road. BCFD1 reports the fire spread from stray ash from the cigarette to cotton on the lawn from a cottonwood tree. The fire quickly spread to other parts of the yard.
Three vie to be next Grandview superintendent
GRANDVIEW, Wash.- After two rounds of interviews the Grandview School Board has narrowed the search for its next superintendent to three candidates. Dr. Bryan Jones, Assistant Superintendent of Burlington-Edison School District. Jose Rivera, Acting Grandview Superintendent. Dr. Rob Darling, Yakima School District Deputy Superintendent. According to the district the candidates...
Grandview's roundabout project opens up 34-acre space for new businesses
GRANDVIEW, Wash. — The City of Grandview broke ground Wednesday on a $2 million project to construct a roundabout at the eastside entrance of the city at the intersection of Wine Country and McCready roads. “We see this as something that's going to just keep the traffic flowing and...
This small WA city in the heart of hops country is home to America’s only hops museum
The home of this hops museum is also called the “City of Murals.”
YVL Bookmobile returns June 10 and 17
YVL will be hosting two Bookmobile Reveal events to celebrate on June 10 and June 17. On June 10 the Bookmobile will be at Miller Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On June 17 the Bookmobile will be in South Hill Park in Sunnyside from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Benton County Fairgrounds looking at expansion as Benton-Franklin Fair celebrates 75th anniversary
BENTON COUNTY, Wash. — According to county officials, the Benton County Fairgrounds are expanding. This was announced right as the Benton-Franklin Fair, the largest event held at the fairgrounds, celebrates its 75th anniversary. Fairgrounds begin conceptual planning for expansion.
Drunk Driver Dumps Car Into Ditch Takes out Water Line near Prosser
Tuesday evening, Benton County Deputies responded to a crash that wiped out a major irrigation line. Deputies said the car was traveling near the intersection of Hess Road and the Old Inland Empire Highway and found this car on its side in a ditch. The driver did not sustain serious injury, but the crash took out what Deputies said was a major irrigation junction line. That created this mini-flood in the area.
Five area seniors accept appointments to military academies
WASHINGTON, D.C.- Five high school seniors from central Washington have received and accepted appointments to attend the U.S. service academies. Rep. Dan Newhouse nominated the five seniors who have committed to serve for a minimum of five years after graduation and issued a press release congratulating them on their appointments.
WRPD’s Operation Clear the Animal Control Kennels underway
WEST RICHLAND, Wash. — Operation ‘Clear the Animal Control Kennels’ is taking place at the West Richland Police Department (WRPD). According to the WRPD, they can’t take any more dogs until the kennels are cleared. There are little dogs and big dogs, all currently being cared...
Were you a witness? Troopers Want Info on Serious Saturday Crash
The Washington State Patrol is hoping you can help them investigate a crash in the lower Yakima Valley on Saturday that left a driver in critical condition and another driver behind bars in the Yakima County jail. THE CRASH WAS CAUSED BY A DRIVER WHO DIDN'T STOP FOR A STOP...
Fire Danger Rises in Benton County This Week
Due to dry conditions and warming temps, the fire danger in Benton County has gone up. Benton County officials on Friday (June 2) raised the fire danger level to moderate, up from low. According to the county, these are the different levels:. "Low - Fire starts are unlikely. Weather and...
Domestic Violence Services of Benton and Franklin Counties’ thrift boutique, Mariposa opens
KENNEWICK, Wash. — The Leadership Tri-Cities Class XXVI is on the home stretch of its class project. It’s been a 10-month long collaboration, raising money and helping to open the Domestic Violence Services of Benton and Franklin Counties thrift store, the Mariposa Boutique. The store will serve everyone...
Accused Richland murderer was not sane when he attacked his mom, his attorney says
He has been diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Benton County Departments Make Local Kids Smile with Kids Day 2023
Benton County Fire & Police Kids Day 2023 Was a Success. The Benton County Fire & Police Departments took some time off Friday and instead fought to put smiles on the faces of local kids!. Kids Smile Big for Benton County Fire Kids Day 2023. This Friday, the Benton County...
Washington State Patrol is looking for witnesses after two car crash
TOPPENISH, Wash. -- The Washington State Patrol (WSP) is looking for witness of a car crash that resulted in critical injuries for a person involved. On May 27, 2023 just after 3 p.m. two cars crashed on State Route 22 in the intersection of North Track Road.
Zillah roads to close for class of 2023
ZILLAH, Wash.- Some roads in Zillah will be temporarily closed on May 31 as the city celebrates the graduating class of 2023. According to Zillah Police the parade will start around 7 p.m. and the road closures should last about 45 minutes to an hour. Graduating Seniors will line up...
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