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American Red Cross Issues Urgent Plea for Yakima-Area Blood Donations
Donors are urged to make an appointment online as soon as possible -- or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.
Central Washington Responds to the Coronavirus Pandemic
A compilation of local resources, rules and relief as the Yakima Valley battles the coronavirus pandemic.
Yakima School District Rushes to Get Home Study Materials Ready
The Yakima School District is hoping to get academic resources for students ready for home-based schoolwork by Monday.
Legends Casino Hotel Closing Temporarily During Virus Uproar
Legends Casino Hotel has joined the list of Yakima Valley businesses that will temporarily close because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Virginia Mason Memorial Scrambles to Offer Virus Screenings, Care
Yakima hospital is converting Creekside HealthyNow clinic into testing center, adding new measures at the main building to accommodate local COVID-19 patients.
Fraudulent Calls Warned Parents of Kidnappings, YPD Says
Police investigated numerous reports Friday of Spanish-speaking callers from international numbers falsely telling local families their kids had been kidnapped.
Yakima-Area Coronavirus Cancellations and Postponements
A number of local events and other gatherings are being canceled or rescheduled over COVID-19 concerns. We'll list the latest information here as we get it.
43-Year-Old Dies in Fourth Yakima Shooting in Less Than a Week
A Tuesday night shooting has claimed the life of 43-year-old Richard Plumlee, who was shot in the torso at the Yakima Inn on North First Street.
Two More Yakima Shootings Kill One, Wound Two
One man is dead and two other people have been wounded after two separate shootings in Yakima early Saturday, police reported in a Saturday news release.
Virginia Mason Memorial Restricts Hospital Visits as Flu Flares
The hospital is restricting children 12 or younger -- and anyone with the flu or exhibiting flu-like symptoms (fever or coughs) -- from visiting patients