Latest Rattlesnake Ridge News
Latest Rattlesnake Ridge News
At this time last year, authorities in Central Washington were on high alert because of the slow-moving Rattlesnake Ridge landslide near Yakima. A year later, what’s changed? The landslide isn’t quite over – yet. But it has slowed down significantly.
Continue Reading Still Sliding, Just Not So Fast: What’s Up With The Rattlesnake Ridge Landslide One Year Later
Yakima County Commissioners voted this week to officially close a road at the base of the slow-moving Rattlesnake Ridge landslide in Union Gap. Continue Reading Yakima County Closes Road Near Rattlesnake Ridge Indefinitely
The emergency is over for now at Rattlesnake Ridge near Yakima. The state says a major, sudden landslide is no longer imminent, and Yakima County has lifted its evacuation order and told residents they can move back home. But that’s easier said than done.
Continue Reading For Displaced Rattlesnake Ridge Residents, Emergency Goes On As They’re Told To Return Home
The emergency seems to be over for now at the slow-moving landslide at Rattlesnake Ridge near Yakima. The state has taken down warning signs on the highway below. But for some, the drive is still nerve wracking. They’ve coined a phrase for driving quickly past the slide: “Shooting the Gap.” Continue Reading Nervous Drivers Still ‘Shooting The Gap’ At Rattlesnake Ridge Landslide
It started with a crack. Then it got bigger. Then video footage from a drone let everyone have a bird’s eye view of how the Rattlesnake Ridge slide outside of Union Gap, Washington, was coming – or sliding – along. Continue Reading Rattlesnake Ridge: An Ongoing Slide Means Ongoing Coverage
The landslide on Rattlesnake Ridge near Yakima is likely going to be a slow one—it could take years or decades to fully come down. Now, residents can return. That’s the upshot of a new independent geology report commissioned by the state. Continue Reading UPDATE: Residents Near Rattlesnake Ridge Can Return Home; Threat Level Downgraded
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a major case testing whether police can enter a home without a warrant when pursuing someone for a minor crime. The case arises at a time when there are increased questions about police tactics in handling minor crimes that can escalate into major confrontations with Black and brown suspects. Continue Reading The Supreme Court Wrestles With ‘Police Chase’ That Wasn’t
The travails of immigrant life take a quietly beguiling form in Minari, a semi-autobiographical film by Lee Isaac Chung that brims with humor, humanity and hope. Showing us characters new to American screens, the story centers on a South Korean family named Yi who hope to make a go of farming in rural Arkansas during the Reagan years. Minari takes its title from the name of a spicy Asian plant that’s known for its hardiness and ability to grow seemingly anywhere. The question is, will the same prove true of the Yi family? Continue Reading ‘Minari’ Follows A Family’s Immigration With Humor, Humanity And Hope