Local & Regional

Local Yakima City Council backs new election plan Yakima City Council backs new election plan (Video)
City leaders have an initial plan to bring Yakima in line with a judge's ruling on elections. Five council members would be elected by district. One district would have a Latino majority.
Local Fighting bugs on a budget Fighting bugs on a budget (Video)
If you've got an influx of fruit flies, spiders, or ants in your home, you're not alone. This is a bad year for bugs.
Local Diaper need is high in the Tri-Cities Diaper need is high in the Tri-Cities (Video)
It's diaper need awareness week and the Tri-Cities Diaper Bank says the need is stronger than ever.
The local diaper bank has only been open a few years, but the need keeps growing.
Local Yakima crime rate drops this summer Yakima crime rate drops this summer (Video)
Yakima's effort to change its reputation for violent crime is gaining credibility. Summer is traditionally known to bring the heat a spike in violence. The heat came this year, but the KIMA Crime Tracker found it's been a cool summer for police.