Senator Maria Cantwell stopped in Yakima Thursday to highlight the need for aerospace jobs in Washington. Cantwell toured the GE Aviation Plant which manufactures parts for the military and companies including Boeing.
KIMA learned there are dozens of jobs available in Yakima county. While we told you before about opportunities picking fruit, we took a closer look at the top five local in-demand jobs, and why some employers are having trouble filling them.
Aviation officials probing the charred wreckage of a Taiwanese jet said Tuesday they were investigating the possibility a fuel leak led to the fire that forced all 165 people aboard to flee the aircraft after it landed.
Passengers used emergency slides to evacuate the Boeing jet before it burst into a fireball Monday in Japan. All 165 people aboard escaped unhurt, including the pilot, who jumped from the cockpit at the last second.