Next Monday evening Catherine Gustafson will be back to town with greater detail on the proposed plaza plan for downtown Yakima. You are invited to check it out starting at 6:30 at the Seasons Performance Hall.
It looks like we have addressed the day to day parking concerns and we are working on the special event parking as well.
Keep in mind the main purpose for the plaza is economic revitalization and while there are no 100% guarantees there is plenty of evidence that a well designed plaza can help spur the economy. The latest example of that comes from an article in a Casper, Wyoming newspaper.
Casper wants what Yakima wants and Casper has seen it already at work in Rapid City, South Dakota. Their success can be Casper’s and it can be Yakima’s too.
I know this is the weekend for the Fresh Hop Ale Fest, and I know I should be writing about beer, but this is too good to pass up. And besides, wine grape harvest is in full swing, too.
I just received a Facebook post from a friend who used to work in broadcasting in Yakima. He knows full well the importance of wine in these parts and he was happy to share this kind of news with me as I am with you! Cheers!
I had an amazing weekend. My beautiful wife Sara has gotten interested in serious exercise which led to weight training which led to body building and her first official competition Saturday in Issaquah
You can call them verbal crutches or cliches or even signs of laziness and unoriginality, but they are everywhere in the spoken language today.They are overused and often demonstrate a poor command of basic English grammar
How many times have you been told -- by a woman -- that women are better “multitaskers”? Ha! I laugh at that as I walk and chew g ... wait, I can’t do all three at once. Anyway, I hear it all the time, but it might not be the point of pride the little lady thinks it is. According to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE, watching TV while surfing the web and being on your phone can cause your brain to shrink.
On May 2, 1972, President Richard Nixon signed the first proclamation of National Hunting and Fishing Day, writing, "I urge all citizens to join with outdoor sportsmen in the wise use of our natural resources and in insuring their proper management for the benefit of future generations."
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