A Latino civil rights organization and others filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday that says new political maps in Washington approved by a bipartisan redistricting panel intentionally dilute Hispanic voters’ influence.
The Washington State Department of Health announced on Friday that it updated its health and safety guidance in response to the COVID-19 outbreaks linked to the high school wrestling tournaments this month.
Selah police are investigating the deaths of three people from possible carbon monoxide poisoning at a Speyers Road home.
The Washington State Office of Attorney General has launched the new Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and People Task Force.
Yakama Nation officials said this week they will allow a rural school district in central Washington to continue the use of the Wahluke Warrior image while a plan for respectful usage is developed.
Not seen, not heard and not found: Flyers and photos of the missing are just some of the many native people who disappeared in Washington state.
The Yakima Health District has reported that staff members and people in custody have contracted COVID-19 in the latest outbreak inside the Yakima County Jail.
Washington State Tree Fruit Association officials have lowered their 2021 estimate of the statewide apple harvest by 5.3%.
A search crew with the Yakima and Kittitas county sheriff’s offices are looking for a missing Seattle firefighter near Yakima.
An AMBER Alert that was issued for a baby out of Yakima early Wednesday morning has been canceled.
A man who ran over and killed a 17-year-old girl working in a Lower Valley field on the Yakama reservation pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in U.S. District Court.
The Schneider Springs Fire, which has burned 107,118 acres of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, is now 55% contained.
An invasive fungus that causes white-nose syndrome in bats continues to spread in Washington, with the fungus detected in late spring near Rimrock Lake.
Evacuations in place due to both the Schneider Springs Fire and Twenty-Five Mile Fire.
More Level 3 evacuation notices were issued for Yakima County residents on Tuesday afternoon as the Schneider Springs Fire continued to burn.
Police in Washington said Tuesday they have made an arrest in a teenager’s fatal shooting last month, after their initial response to the case highlighted questions about the state’s sweeping new police reform laws.
A 41-year-old gang member was sentenced Monday to more than 88 years in prison for shooting a Wapato woman in 2017 and attempting to have a witness killed.
Three teenagers were killed and four others were hurt when the pickup they were riding in Thursday rolled over in central Washington, authorities said.
A Yakima County Superior Court jury has found a Wapato gang member guilty of shooting a woman in 2017, and trying to arrange the killing of one of the witnesses two years later.
The lawsuit alleged that employees at a Lower Yakima Valley dairy worked nine to 12 hours a day, six days a week without rest breaks, meal pay or overtime pay.