It's part of Washington state's effort to help take the financial stress off students.
Although you may enjoy the holiday festivities, that might not be the case for your pets.
The drought has caused many communities to ban the sale of fireworks altogether, or limit the time you can use them.
Two people are safe after Yakima fire crews rescued them from Myron Lake Friday afternoon.
One of the oldest public monuments in Yakima is slowly deteriorating and a group of volunteers is seeking community support to preserve it.
Conoco gas station located at 36th Avenue and Tieton Drive is now accepting donations to help familes affected by fire in Wenatchee.
Owner of Rand-ums Gifts & Novelties says he now has proper permit to operate and has opened up his store once again.
Sunnyside staff say they had it in mind when installing wider sidewalks downtown.
Though it's been a decade since the historic discovery of the Wenas Mammoth bones, the owners are hoping to bring history back to life.
Many dog owners are guilty of letting their dogs off the leash, even when it is not permitted. Yakima city leaders are working to designate a park to allow your dog to run free, legally.
AAA reports 885,000 people will be traveling at least 50 miles from their home in Washington from Wednesday to Sunday.
Yakima bought the old gas station and three others like it for more than a million dollars after earlier cleanup efforts didn't work.
Yakima is getting one step closer to a new court system that would help repeat offenders of petty crimes.
The lieutenant is charged with sexual misconduct with a minor along with tampering with a witness.
Omar Alarcon Fuentes, 37, of Sunnyside, Washington, was sentenced today after having been convicted after a one-day jury trial in December 2014 of one count of distributing 50 grams or more of pure methamphetamine, and pleading guilty on March 19, 2015, to being an illegal alien in possession of ammunition.
Are you looking for something explosive to do this 4th of July? Want to spend your holiday weekend enjoying a live fireworks show, delicious food, drinks and games in the Yakima Valley?
Officials urge home owners to take precautions sooner rather than later, in order to protect their homes from wildfires.
The story of a Port Orchard man accused of physically and sexually abusing 12 children in his care is making national headlines for the group's "cult-like" behavior.
Large shrubs and dwarf conifers were ripped by their roots, along with a small tree -- about $500 worth in all.
“If you blow it up, clean it up” says Duffy. Proper cleanup of firework debris can help reduce the risk of an injury or fire from happening.
The death of a Clallam County woman who died this spring was due to an undetected measles infection, the Washington State Department of Health announced Thursday.
A quick guide to fireworks sales and use for Kittitas and Yakima counties.
The solution on the table is supported by Yakama Nation tribal council members, Yakima County Commissioners, environmentalists and growers.
The city of Wenatchee and Chelan County have banned all fireworks, including legal ones, in the wake of this week's destructive Sleepy Hollow Fire.
Officers received their badges at a ceremony in downtown Yakima.
Bank of America branches in Sunnyside and Grandview are closing their doors, saying customers are doing more of their banking business on their computers or mobile devices.
Workers building a rainwater storage tank under the Magnolia Bridge recently unleashed a torrent of Emerald City history, helping recover roughly 2,600 artifacts dating back as far as the 1700s, officials said Tuesday.
Check out all dates, times and locations for local fireworks shows. Also see what's happening around Washington for 4th of July.
The PedEgg has become wildly successful thanks to its infomercials, but Consumer Reports found battery-powered alternatives are coming onto the market.
Franklin County Prosecutor Shawn Sant has released part of the SIU investigation into the death of Antonio Zambrano Montes, who was shot by Pasco police in Februrary.
President Barack Obama says too many Americans are working long days for less pay than they deserve because of outdated rules on overtime pay.
This article includes a link to the transcript of the interviews with Ofc. Adrian Alaniz, Ofc. Ryan Flanagan and Ofc. Adam Wright conducted separately between April 30, 2015 and May 8, 2015.
Luis Anguiano was sentenced to more than 69 years in prison for his part in the murder of Charles Burkybile last year.