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Guests evacuated after Suncadia Lodge catches fire
Kittitas County Fire District 7 responded to a fire at Suncadia lodge at about 3 a.m. Monday, according to posts on the district's Facebook page.The fire was reportedly near the restaurant area.Around 4:47 a.m., the post was updated to say the fire was being fought from both interior and exterior. A
Oct. 13-15 blotter: Swastika and bear nuisances
Policen Kittcom received the following calls on Oct. 13-15 (calls are made to the 911 line and the non-emergency business line):n There was a report of an ongoing problem of a black and white dog, possibly a border collie, being in the street on North Main Street and West 10th Avenue.
Ellensburg's newest brewery honors city’s beer history
Beer and a brat or cider and a chop, sounds like the start to odd children’s rhyme but is actually a brief description of what the newest addition to Ellensburg’s dining and drinking establishment lineup has to offer.The Ellensburg Brewing Company has opened in the former Moose Lodge on Main Street.
It Happened Here: Yakama, federal troops waged battle near Union Gap in 1855
Driving south on U.S. Highway 97, it’s fairly easy to miss the two stone markers in a turnout just south of Union Gap.The markers, one erected by the Yakama Nation and the other by the Daughters of the American Revolution, commemorate an engagement known both as the Battle of Union Gap and the Battl
Senior centers offering free Medicare open enrollment workshops
Residents are invited to attend to learn about changes and updates for 2019, supplemental and part D choices and how to receive free, confidential and unbiased help. This is for those new to Medicare and those already receiving Medicare Insurance. Information packets will be handed out to all who at
Man Arrested for DUI, Threats to Kill After Hospital Lockdown in Richland | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima
RICHLAND, WA – Kadlec Regional Medical Center went into lockdown Monday evening. Richland Police officers got there in 90 minutes after the first 911 call.Just before 7 p.m. officers were called to the hospital in Richland for reports of a man with a gun. The suspect had been identified as Matthew G
Fire forces evacuation of Suncadia Resort near Cle Elum
CLE ELUM, Wash. -- Guests at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum were evacuated after a kitchen fire early Monday morning.According to Kittitas County Fire District 7, crews were able to put out the flames and nobody was injured at the lodge near Cle Elum.Suncadia guests were relocated to a nearby inn.It's
Cleanup on State Route 24: Truck driver crashes, dumps 20 bins of Fujis
MOXEE, Wash. — State Route 24 was closed for the better part of Monday afternoon as crews and firefighters cleared apples smashed into sauce following a truck crash.A truck pulling two trailers laden with apple bins drifted off the highway about 10 miles east of Moxee shortly before 1:35 p.m., accor
Man in critical condition after assault near Naches
NACHES, Wash. — Yakima County sheriff’s detectives are investigating an assault that left a 60-year-old man seriously injured.Deputies were called to the 8500 block of State Route 410, 11 miles west of Naches, shortly after 7:35 a.m. Saturday for a man who was unconscious and appeared to be intoxica
Man flown to Seattle hospital after assault near Naches
YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. —A helicopter transported a man to a Seattle hospital after he was found unconscious and with serious injuries in Yakima County.According to the Yakima County Sheriff's Office, they received a call from the 8500 block of State Route 410 outside of Naches.The caller reported find
Curtice will bring new level of professionalism to the Coroner's Office
To the editor — In my 40 years with Yakima County Fire District #6, 30 years as Chief of that department, I have had the privilege of working with many Paramedic/EMT personnel. Jim Curtice demonstrated his outstanding ability to treat patients with professionalism and knowledge. Whether the situatio
Apartment fire leaves one person with injuries
YAKIMA, Wash. - The Yakima Fire Department responded to an apartment building fire on the 300 block of North Naches Avenue on Saturday afternoon.The fire sparked in a 50 unit apartment building. One woman did fall while she was trying to escape from the fire, she was transported to a local hospital.
Oct. 11-12 blotter: missing shotgun
PoliceKittcom received the following calls on Oct. 11-12 (calls are made to the 911 line and the non-emergency business line):There was a report of an animal struck by a car on North Railroad Avenue.A Stoger semi automatic, 12-gauge shotgun was reportedly missing on Meadowbrook Lane.A bag was report
Dateline Yakima: Share a canyon trail experience
Dateline Yakima readers already know that suggestions involving fitness appear often. We don’t expect you to run marathons together — it doesn’t need to be nearly that strenuous; we want you to talk to each other — but we really like the idea of helping your literal heart with some sort of exertion
Kitchen fire forces apartment building evacuation in Yakima
Yakima firefighters were called to the Naches House Apartments,314 N. Naches Ave., at 12:33 p.m. for a fire in one of the 50-unit building’s apartments. Sprinklers kept the fire contained to the area by the stove until firefighters arrived, said fire Shift Commander Mitch Cole.
Sixth reported case of AFM hits Washington | Fox 11 Tri Cities Fox 41 Yakima
The Washington State Department of Health says some viruses and germs have been linked to AFM including common germs that can cause colds, sore throats, and respiratory infections.
Chimney fire in the Teanaway quickly contained
Kittitas County Fire District 7 officials responded to a chimney fire Thursday night on Teanaway Meadows Road, according to Ray Risdon, Assistant Fire Chief for District 7.
Congress approves bill requiring tribal village be built along Columbia River
YAKIMA — A plan to construct a tribal village along the Columbia River for families who were not compensated for the loss of their homes when dams were constructed has garnered congressional support.On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill, 99-1, that directs the U.S. Army Corps
Sunrise Dental moves to new location
Buy NowThe staff of Sunrise Dental at 601 N. Main St. includes KC Craven, Annie Alwin (seated), Samantha Fleischer, Kathleen Lenberg, Patti Peacock and Stacey Cox. Not pictured is Ashley Hennen.Contributed
Ellensburg workshop to focus on development near military bases
ELLENSBURG, Wash. — State Department of Commerce officials are going to Ellensburg for the first of seven community workshops to discuss development around military installations.The meeting will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Kittitas Valley Event Center’s Armory Hall, 901 E. Seventh Ave. The pu