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CRF announces layoffs to allow workers to seek seasonal employment opportunities

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CRF Frozen Foods announced plans to lay off an additional 61 employees who have been idled because the company closed its processing facility as part of the current voluntary product recall.

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Growers give their outlook for this seasons bing cherry harvest Video included

Batch of Bing Cherries picked during the 2016 Harvest Batch of Bing Cherries picked during the 2016 Harvest
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Yakima, WA - On average the Pacific Northwest produces about 3/4's of the cherries distributed across the U.S. and this year growers had to deal with some unexpected conditions with the Bing Cherry crop. "Overall this last April was record for warmth, and that pushed bloom ahead a lot faster than the bees were able to keep up with, at least that's the theory and as a result some varieties particularly the Bing variety didn't set as well, which means the ...

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New video from a standoff in a Yakima neighborhood gives witness perspective Video included

Viewer photo from scene of standoff near Bonnie Doon and 29th Avenue in Yakima 5/26/16 Viewer photo from scene of standoff near Bonnie Doon and 29th Avenue in Yakima 5/26/16
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Yakima, WA - New video obtained by NBC Right Now gives a closer look at the standoff in a Yakima that happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.  Guns drawn and heavy police presence is what the video that a local resident took near the intersection of Bonnie Doon and 29th Avenues.   Police Officers, SWAT, and K-9 can be seen in the video that Ellie Jackson took on her cell phone.  The Yakima Police Violent Offenders Task Force were lo... More>>

Columbia Basin College welding students fix up Water Follies Rescue Boat Video included

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The 2016 Water Follies are still two months away, but preparations for the event began long before now.  In the past few months, welding students from Columbia Basin College have spent their free time making adjustments to one of the Water Follies rescue boats, ensuring that the boat is fit to its driver's needs...

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Benton County Sheriff's Office starting boating patrols this weekend

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Since the weather is shaping up for the holiday weekend, a lot of you may be getting ready to head for the water. But before you start up your engine for the first time this year, Benton County Sheriff Deputies want you to keep several things in mind so you're safe.

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Purple heart memorial at Wye Park vandalized Video included

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A memorial honoring veteran's lost in battle has been vandalized. Sometime this week, someone ripped out all the purple sage planted in the heart memorial at Wye Park and just left them to die. 

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Tri-City Railroad Company Looking for crossing arm hit and run driver

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The Tri-City Railroad Company needs your help finding a hit and run driver who took out a railroad crossing arm on Steptoe Street.

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Emergency shoulder repairs on I-90 near Cle Elum to cause delays for eastbound drivers

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 Drivers heading out for the long holiday weekend are going to experience delays eastbound on Interstate 90 near Cle Elum due to emergency repair work.

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Brush Fire in East Valley burns over 80 acres of land Video included

Area of Terrace Heights burned by brush fire 5/26/16 as shown by drone Area of Terrace Heights burned by brush fire 5/26/16 as shown by drone
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Terrace Heights, WA - A small outdoor fire in Terrace Heights around 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon grew into a major brush fire, that burned 88 acres of land in the eastern part of the area.  Winds helped carry the fire across the dry brush in the area of Bohoskey Drive that grew to be classified as a third alarm, forcing East Valley Fire Department to call in help from seven other agencies in the area. Fire crews got control of the fire after a couple of hours, but at one point the... More>>

Yakima man gets trapped underneath a car after crash Video included

Both cars involved in a crash off 500 6th Street in Yakima Both cars involved in a crash off 500 6th Street in Yakima
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Yakima, WA - The calls came out just after 1 p.m. Thursday afternoon, an accident involving a car and a pedestrian.  The victim had to be pulled out from under a gold minivan parked along the 500 block of 6th Street in Yakima after the driver of a blue minivan swerved as he was driving North along 6th Street. Primitivo Lagos and his cousin had just gotten home from work and were unloading things from their van when the accident happened. "I was get...

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  • Growers give their outlook for this seasons bing cherry harvest

    Growers give their outlook for this seasons bing cherry harvest

    Friday, May 27 2016 11:16 PM EDT2016-05-28 03:16:03 GMT
    Batch of Bing Cherries picked during the 2016 HarvestBatch of Bing Cherries picked during the 2016 Harvest

    Yakima, WA - On average the Pacific Northwest produces about 3/4's of the cherries distributed across the U.S. and this year growers had to deal with some unexpected conditions with the Bing Cherry crop. "Overall this last April was record for warmth, and that pushed bloom ahead a lot faster than the bees were able to keep up with, at least that's the theory and as a result some varieties particularly the Bing variety didn't set as well, which means the ...

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    Yakima, WA - On average the Pacific Northwest produces about 3/4's of the cherries distributed across the U.S. and this year growers had to deal with some unexpected conditions with the Bing Cherry crop. "Overall this last April was record for warmth, and that pushed bloom ahead a lot faster than the bees were able to keep up with, at least that's the theory and as a result some varieties particularly the Bing variety didn't set as well, which means the ...

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  • New video from a standoff in a Yakima neighborhood gives witness perspective

    New video from a standoff in a Yakima neighborhood gives witness perspective

    Friday, May 27 2016 10:23 PM EDT2016-05-28 02:23:49 GMT
    Viewer photo from scene of standoff near Bonnie Doon and 29th Avenue in Yakima 5/26/16Viewer photo from scene of standoff near Bonnie Doon and 29th Avenue in Yakima 5/26/16
    Yakima, WA - New video obtained by NBC Right Now gives a closer look at the standoff in a Yakima that happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.  Guns drawn and heavy police presence is what the video that a local resident took near the intersection of Bonnie Doon and 29th Avenues.   Police Officers, SWAT, and K-9 can be seen in the video that Ellie Jackson took on her cell phone.  The Yakima Police Violent Offenders Task Force were lo...More >>
    Yakima, WA - New video obtained by NBC Right Now gives a closer look at the standoff in a Yakima that happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.  Guns drawn and heavy police presence is what the video that a local resident took near the intersection of Bonnie Doon and 29th Avenues.   Police Officers, SWAT, and K-9 can be seen in the video that Ellie Jackson took on her cell phone.  The Yakima Police Violent Offenders Task Force were lo...More >>
  • Emergency shoulder repairs on I-90 near Cle Elum to cause delays for eastbound drivers

    Emergency shoulder repairs on I-90 near Cle Elum to cause delays for eastbound drivers

    Friday, May 27 2016 3:13 PM EDT2016-05-27 19:13:18 GMT

     Drivers heading out for the long holiday weekend are going to experience delays eastbound on Interstate 90 near Cle Elum due to emergency repair work.

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     Drivers heading out for the long holiday weekend are going to experience delays eastbound on Interstate 90 near Cle Elum due to emergency repair work.

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  • Twins Tag King Felix, Hand M's 7-2 Loss

    Twins Tag King Felix, Hand M's 7-2 Loss

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    SEATTLE (AP) -- Robbie Grossman's bases-loaded double keyed a five-run third inning and Pat Dean pitched effectively for seven innings for his first major league victory to pace the Minnesota Twins past the Seattle Mariners 7-2 on Friday night. Dean (1-1), allowed two runs on four hits, striking out eight and walking none in his second start and fourth appearance since being called up May 11. Ryan Pressley pitched the eighth and Brandon Kintzler finished. Seattle ace Felix Hernandez...More >>
    SEATTLE (AP) -- Robbie Grossman's bases-loaded double keyed a five-run third inning and Pat Dean pitched effectively for seven innings for his first major league victory to pace the Minnesota Twins past the Seattle Mariners 7-2 on Friday night. Dean (1-1), allowed two runs on four hits, striking out eight and walking none in his second start and fourth appearance since being called up May 11. Ryan Pressley pitched the eighth and Brandon Kintzler finished. Seattle ace Felix Hernandez...More >>
  • Jones, Van Horn Lead Cougars to 4-1 Win Over Cal

    Jones, Van Horn Lead Cougars to 4-1 Win Over Cal

    Photo: Washington State AthleticsPhoto: Washington State Athletics

    PULLMAN, Wash. – Stefan Van Horn’s two-out three-run double highlighted Washington State’s 4-1 series-opening victory over the University of California at Bailey-Brayton Field Friday evening. The Cougars (19-33, 11-17 Pac-12) received a strong starting pitching performance from Damon Jones who allowed just one earned run on three hits while striking out three in 5.1 innings. It was a season-high in innings for the lefthander who improved to 2-2...

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    PULLMAN, Wash. – Stefan Van Horn’s two-out three-run double highlighted Washington State’s 4-1 series-opening victory over the University of California at Bailey-Brayton Field Friday evening. The Cougars (19-33, 11-17 Pac-12) received a strong starting pitching performance from Damon Jones who allowed just one earned run on three hits while striking out three in 5.1 innings. It was a season-high in innings for the lefthander who improved to 2-2...

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  • Spokane Shadow Men's Team Stops by SWX Tonight

    Spokane Shadow Men's Team Stops by SWX Tonight

          With summer nearly here, it's time for Spokane Shadow soccer! Two members of the men's team stopped by SWX Tonight to chat with John Collett about all things Shadow. Be sure to check them out in action, Saturday 5/28, as they welcome Yakima to SFCC. The women start at 4pm, the men will follow at 6:30pm.

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          With summer nearly here, it's time for Spokane Shadow soccer! Two members of the men's team stopped by SWX Tonight to chat with John Collett about all things Shadow. Be sure to check them out in action, Saturday 5/28, as they welcome Yakima to SFCC. The women start at 4pm, the men will follow at 6:30pm.

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