Yakima ( or ) is a city in and the county seat of Yakima County, Washington, and the state's eleventh-largest city by population. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 91,067 and a metropolitan population of 243,231. The unincorporated suburban areas of West Valley and Terrace Heights are considered a part of greater Yakima.Yakima is about 60 miles (100 kilometers) southeast of Mount Rainier in Washington. It is situated in the Yakima Valley, a productive agricultural region noted for apple, wine and hop production. As of 2011, the Yakima Valley produces 77% of all hops grown in the United States. The name Yakima originates from the Yakama Nation Native American tribe, whose reservation is located south of the city.

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    Washington  Yakima - Suspect shot by owner of business during burglary

    snippet: Yakima business owner shot a man attempting to burglarize his insurance business Monday morning, police said. The owner told police he discovered the burglary suspect inside after 8:30 a.m. and shot him, law enforcement officials said. Police: Suspect shot by owner of business...
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