A potential teacher shortage is staring at the Yakima School District. This, with kids due back in class in less than a month. There are more than 100 jobs open in the district. And, about half are for teachers.
There have been almost 2,600 incidents so far this year. That's down from almost 3,200 for the same period a year ago.
A new Yakima business will do your grocery shopping for you. The Yakima Grocery Girls are available at Wray's on 56th and Summitview Avenues.
We're learning more about the 70-year-old man left dangling from a flagpole in Downtown Yakima. Warren Hinrichs was trying to paint and fix the pulley on the flagpole outside the Federal Building when he lost his balance Monday.
More testimony is needed to decide whether a confession against suspects in a murder in a movie theater parking lot.
A pair of Yakima County Deputies were awarded the Medal of Valor. This is given when a deputy goes above and beyond in a life-saving situation.
A Yakima company charged with testing much of the pot that's being sold in Washington is starting to get busier.
The City Council held off on making a final decision on retail marijuana sales because council members worry the city could open itself up to legal challenges.
The school board voted to put a $1.6 million levy before voters. The money would be used to replace the high school track and football field.
Park playgrounds can be a popular retreat. But, some equipment can be dangerous if it gets too hot.
The thermostat has pushed back up over 100. Your electric meter many be spinning pretty quickly. KEPR looked at ways you can keep this heat out of your house. We learned the likely culprits that drive up your bill in tonight's big story.
Almost as many bodies have been left unclaimed as all of last year. Coroner Jack Hawkins says that means his office will have to find a new source of funding to take care of them.
Monday's heat caused a man to pass out while on top of a flagpole in Downtown Yakima. Fire crews say he was dangling upside down holding onto the rope and the pole with his legs.
A 23-year-old from Yakima was chosen to compete in next year's Special Olympics World Games. Jamie Hopper will be one of thousands of athletes meeting in Los Angeles.
Public pools should be relief from the summer heat, but it's possible sex offenders are lurking nearby. Yakima banned offenders from using public pools but they can still live by them.