Best Of Yakima

In Yakima You Can’t Escape The 12’s
In a blog I wrote on March 12th I talked about many of the homemade displays of Seahawks "12" logos you'll find throughout the Yakima Valley. Ironically Todd and I just drove back yesterday afternoon after a day at the Seattle Seahawks training camp at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in…
Plath Family Helps The Mission’s Mission
In Act Two Scene Two of William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Juliet  asks, “ what’s in a name?”  If the name is Plath, the answer is Generosity with a capital “G”.  Look around town and yo…
Giant Pie Fight Set Guinness World Record
It’s a comedic classic!  Right up there with “a little song a little dance, a little seltzer down the pants”.   I speak of course of the “pie in the face” pie fight!    But that pie could earn you a…
Yakima is Top Ten For National Minimum Wage Buying Power
The debate can and will rage on about the wisdom and impact of raising the minimum wage.  It will no doubt show up in presidential politics and I wouldn’t be at all surprised to see it turn up in Yakima.  That’s a conversation for the future...

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