Local & Regional

Local Yakima school board approves $193M budget Yakima school board approves $193M budget
The Yakima School District approved the spending Tuesday night. The budget includes a projected $10 million deficit, but officials say it likely won't be that large.
Local Yakima to spend $350K to finish underpass art project Yakima to spend $350K to finish underpass art project
The Yakima City Council voted to use some of the money left over from building the Lincoln Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard underpasses to complete "Bins of Light," an electric sculpture.
Local Hanford contractor ordered to reinstate fired whistleblower Hanford contractor ordered to reinstate fired whistleblower
The U.S. Department of Labor says Washington River Protection Solutions violated federal rules by firing the worker after she raised questions about safety. The company says her concerns over environmental issues did not play a role in her termination.