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Man dies of gunshot wound Saturday in Yakima

A 29-year-old man died Saturday evening of a gunshot wound.Few details about the man or how he was shot were immediately available but police sayemergency services received an 8:42 p.m. call Saturday about a gunshot victim being taken by private vehicle on Fair Avenue.At some point, the vehicle pull

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2018-05-27 16:24:00

Man shot in Yakima dies at hospital

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Yakima police are investigating a fatal shooting.Police received a 911 call at about 8:45 p.m. Saturday saying a private vehicle was carrying a gunshot victim on Fair Avenue. Police soon located the car in a parking lot.Police arrived and found a 29-year-old man suffering from a

AP - 2018-05-27 17:49:42

Gunshot victim is dead, YPD is investigating the homicide

Yakima, Wash. - Yakima Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened on Saturday night around 8:42 p.m.They received a report of a gunshot victim who was being transported by a private vehicle on Fair Avenue.The vehicle pulled into a parking lot on the 10 block of North Fair Avenue.Whe

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-05-28 00:03:15

Updated: Police confirm gunshot victim's death is a homicide

At some point, the vehicle pulled into a parking lot in the 10-block of North Fair Avenue, where police made contact with the victim, according to a Yakima Police Department press release.

YAKIMA HERALD REPUBLIC - 2018-05-27 16:24:00

Ellensburg baseball out-duels Mountlake Terrace 2-1 for second straight 2A State Championship

“I’m speechless,” said senior second baseman Trace Townsend. "After winning it as a junior and coming back where nobody thought of us coming back, it’s unreal and it’s baseball.”

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2018-05-27 02:09:00

Wind Fuels Brush Fire in The Palisades - NCWLIFE

EAST WENATCHEE, WA- Saturday’s blustery winds fueled a fast-growing wildfire in the Palisades Canyon area of Douglas County. The so-called Petrofied Canyon Fire was first reported at around 2:20 in the afternoon and, according to a report from the Central Washington Interagency Communications Center

NCWLIFE.COM - 2018-05-27 14:09:10

Sheriff's Office: 2 seriously injured in alcohol-related crash

Alcohol was a factor in a rollover crash that left two people seriously injured on Salmon La Sac Road north of Ronald on Friday morning, according to the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office.The driver and passenger, who were not immediately identified, were flown to Harborview Medical Center with serio

DAILYRECORDNEWS.COM - 2018-05-26 20:00:00

New Ellensburg family practice doctor emphasizes functional medicine

Dr. Anna Elperin has opened a new family practice clinic, Awake Health, at 201 S. Main St. in Ellensburg.


Photos: Fire destroys two mobile homes in Yakima

Firefighters respond to the scene of a pair of mobile home fully engulfed in the Ridgeview Estates mobile home park at 1616 Gordon Road in Yakima, Wash., Thursday, May 24, 2018. The fire destroyed two homes and the cause is under investigation.


Sex offender now living as transiet

YAKIMA, Wash. -- A convicted sex offender is now living as a transient, according to the Yakima County Sheriff’s Office.


Ellensburg police find $15K in fake cash during drug investigation

ELLENSBURG, Wash. - Detectives discovered $15,000 in counterfeit cash during a narcotics investigation in Ellensburg.


Tanker carrying 7,000 gallons of liquid asphalt rolls over in Cle Elum

Photo GalleryCLE ELUM, Wash. — Exit 84 on Interstate 90 near Cle Elum will remain closed while crews work to clean up a rolled over tanker truck.Washington State Patrol trooperBrian Mooresaid the tanker was carrying 7,000 gallons of liquid asphalt.The rollover collision ruptured the tank spilling th


May 24 blotter: burglaries

• A prowler was reported on North Alder Street. The caller could hear people outside, cars going by, and someone trying to pry the window open.


May 23 blotter: suspicious activity

PoliceKittcom received the following calls on May 22-23 (calls are made to the 911 line and the non-emergency business line):n Someone reportedly was sleeping on the ground on East 18th Avenue and North Alder Street.n Malicious mischief was reported on a block of West Pennsylvania Avenue.n A non-inj


Eastbound I-90 exit 84 remains closed after Wednesday crash

Bill Balcom, 65, of East Wenatchee was driving eastbound in a 1990 Peterbilt tractor and tanker trailer at 10:50 a.m. He attempted to exit I-90 using off ramp 84 when his vehicle left the roadway to the left and overturned, spilling liquid asphalt into the ditch.


Ellensburg baseball on familiar ground in Class 2A state semifinals

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Just what Ellensburg baseball needs — another rivalry.The Bulldogs already have several in the CWAC, but, like it or not, a new antagonist has emerged. Recently, W.F. West has become an all-too-familiar foe with the teams renewing this budding competition once again at 10 a.m. on Fr


Sheriff's office main building in Yakima closed until further notice

He said they have all experienced headaches and bloody noses and some have had sore throats, tightness in the chest, puffy eyes and even diarrhea.


CWAC rivals Ellensburg, Selah set sights on Class 2A softball trophies

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Ellensburg’s offense showed some power and an ability to score in bunches at times during an impressive 18-2 regular season.But two district games served as a clear reminder of why the Bulldogs ended up atop the CWAC and should be considered a serious contender at the 2A state tourn


Truck fire causes road closure at I-82 west near Yakima

The incident is blocking the west-bound lanes at milepost 26 as of 2 p.m., Tuesday, the Washington State Department of Transportation said.


May 22 blotter: Woman in pink sweatshirt, man talks about juggling

n People reportedly were dumping couches and other garbage out of two pickups on Whisky Flats. The subjects reportedly left a note saying, “We’re not dumping, we’re coming back to burn.”