Politics

Yakima to Vote Again on Marijuana Ban This November
Yakima county is going to hold another public vote in November on whether to continue the ban. The public vote will not decide the ban but will serve as input for the council making the decision. That ban was put in place back in 2012 when it received 57...
Did You Know There’s a Scarecrow Contest in Moses Lake?!
Dorthy, Tin Man, Lion, and Toto will not be in Moses Lake, but there will be a Scarecrow. A LOT of scarecrows! There's a huge scarecrow contest coming up in Moses Lake! You can enter your scarecrow from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 28 at the Moses Lake Museum & Art Center. It...
Approaching Storm Could Bring 9 Inches of Rain to Washington
An approaching series of storms is forecast to bring dangerous amounts of rain to the Washington coast by Sunday. Some places could get as much as 6-9 inches of rain, especially in the mountains. There predicting as much as 4 inches for areas around Seattle not in the mountains according to news rep…
New Jobs and TONS of French Fries Coming to Richland!
To this day I have not met anyone who doesn't like some kind of French fry. Skinny, steak, curly, waffle, let's face it, fries rule! And who is the fry kingdom that is ruling the nation in fry production? Richland! A new expanded "fry factory" was unveiled that will not only lead in the pr…
Statewide STD Rates Released, One Local County Worst in State
The new statewide STD survey from the Washington State Department of Health is in and one local county has the worst STD rates in the state on average. Yakima had huge numbers for rates being number one for gonorrhea ( 176.6) and 2nd for chlamydia ( 633...
Bicyclist Stopping Traffic Arrested After Police Find Drugs & Warrant
A bicyclist that was stopping traffic for ridding in the middle of traffic was arrested after police found he had a warrant and lots of drugs on him. Police first contacted Leon Larche in Kennewick off Clearwater and Edison after getting reports of a cyclist blocking traffic and makin…

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