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Union Gap’s Old Town Days is Another Success

Union Gap marked its founding with the annual Old Town Days celebration Saturday and Sunday.

It's one of the area's longest-running events.

The event started Saturday morning with a parade through downtown Union Gap

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The World's Biggest Tomato Fight At Tomatina Festival 2013
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Rich Tomato Taste, Raw Human Smell? Ask Bastinelli — Dave’s Diary

There are plenty of pranks, jokes and teasing that all go on inside a typical newsroom and KIT is no different. Lance and I were brainstorming just the other day on what to pull over on Mike Bastinelli and we sniffed out this!

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WSU Developing New Apple

Washington State University researchers have been developing a new apple variety they expect to release to Eastern and Central Washington growers in a couple of years.

It's called WA 38, the latest creation of WSU’s world-class tree fruit breeding program

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U.S. Dairy Farming Still A Struggle Despite Rise In Milk Prices
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Dangerous Country Outside Those City Limits — Dave’s Diary

The city slicker becomes the country bumpkin in the 1965 TV hit Green Acres.  The theme song says it all!   “Green acres is the place for me. Farm livin' is the life for me. Land spreadin' out so far and wide. Keep Manhattan, just give me that countryside.”  Of course fledgling farmer Eddie Albert’s wife played by the delightful Eva Gabor wasn’t exactly on board with the transition.  “ New York is where I'd rather stay. I get allergic smelling hay. I just adore a penthouse view. Dah-ling I love you but give me Park Avenue.”  The conflict was set the program had a successful run until 1971.

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This Year’s Thanksgiving Dinner Will Cost Consumers Less

According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, the cost of a classic Thanksgiving dinner for 10 will cost $.44 less than it did a year ago.

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Central Washington Antique Farm Equiptment Expo Offers a Glimpse Into the Past

 

People who attend this event will see what life was like for farmers in the Yakima Valley early in the 20th Century.

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Gluten Eats Into Cereal Sales –Dave’s Diary

It’s the most important meal of the day but it’s changing.  I grew up on Raisin Bran and bacon and eggs but chances are good that your kids are eating something else.

A recent study finds that Americans are buying less cereal and more breakfast bars. The research fr

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Roodiparse (Public Domain), Wiki Commons
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Weather Helping Grape Crop

Cherry growers in the Yakima Valley may not have reason to celebrate this year, but winemakers are raising their glasses high.

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Washington’s Wine Industry Helps Fund WSU Grape Research

Over the past 10 years the Washington Wine Industry Foundation has attained one of the highest levels of giving to WSU, achieving the designation of “Benefactor”. 

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“Oh-la-la” Hummingbird and Butterfly Madness Event Coming to Yakima

The Wisconsin-native gardener, Ciscoe Morris, is coming to the Yakima Area Arboretum for a hummingbird and butterfly event on Tuesday, July 9 as posted on the arboretum's website.

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