Best Of Yakima

Yakima’s Generosity Is In the Mail, Again!
Today’s the day mail carriers also deliver the food! The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) conducts its 24th annual Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive on Saturday, May 14. For all the knocks on the postal service, this is the country’s largest single-day food drive
All you have to do to help o…
Yakima City Council Names Finalist for New Manager
The vote is in and Cliff Moore of Thurston county has been chosen as "potentially" Yakima's next city manager - "potentially" in that it all depends on a successful salary and employment agreement.
The word is that a spirited discussion preceded the vote which…
Is Yakima Synonymous With Violence?
Before I moved to Yakima I heard how violent and nasty it was. Once I moved here I found that it was actually quite pleasant and, with all the rolling hills and trees, more attractive than I had been led to believe. I was also told that the violence has subsided greatly from what it was 15-20 y…
Yakima’s Mayor Weighs East Side / Citywide Concerns on Plaza
Yakima’s a really good city with many loyal residents but she needs a lot of things to become the completely great city we want her to be.  Safe to say nobody disagrees with that.
For example there are still road repairs to make.  Most all city parks need to be spruced up...
Governor’s Veto Draws Ire Of Yakima’s Senator King
Thursday night Governor Jay Inslee made good on his threat to veto a stack of legislation sitting on his desk if the legislature didn’t present a supplemental budget by midnight.  March 10 ended without a budget so the Governor vetoed 27 bills and one of them authored by Yakima&…
Yakima’s Plaza Project Gets Put In The Spotlight
Two presentations, a Yakima City Council discussion, 52 comments from the public and a four-hour session – but no vote on the plaza until a later date.
A crowd approaching 400 packed the Yakima Convention Center ballroom to see the final design, get a sense of the costs and to sound off pro and…
Which Yakima Valley High School Has The Best Logo? [POLL]
I love sports logos! It's probably because I've been a Los Angeles Rams fan since I could walk. I still own a replica Rams helmet with white horns. Former Rams halfback Fred Gerhrke created the first helmet logo in the NFL when he painted ram horns on the side of their helmets back in 1948…

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