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Move Over Michael Phelps – Valley Champs Swim Meet Set

 

Just in time for the Olympics…Local swimmers hold their championship meet! The 2012 Mid Valley Swim League Championships are set for  the weekend of July 27-29 at Applewood Park  105 West 4th St  in Naches, WA

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Who Makes Yakima’s Best Espresso? [SURVEY]

Where it  started with only a one or two espresso vendors about 20 years ago, Yakima has definitely embraced the northwest coffee culture. It brings the question: Who makes Yakima's best espresso?

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Where To Eat Outside In Yakima – Restaurants With Outdoor Dining

One of the nice things about living in Yakima are the warm summers, especially if there’s a cool breeze coming in – there’s nothing like it. Here is a list of Yakima restaurants, cafes and places in general to grab something grub that allow for outdoor eating.

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Green As Grass-Good As Gold –Healthy Asparagus

Asparagus is a valley specialty and a national favorite.  The asparagus is a member of the lily family. It grows easily in the home garden right in the flower bed - it is a perennial and can yield a harvest for decades

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Girl Scouts To Hold Leadership Luncheon

Girl Scouts Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho will host a Centennial Community Leadership Luncheon in Yakima Wednesday, June 27, 2012. The lunch is an opportunity to bring community leaders, business owners, volunteers, alumni, supporters and Girl Scouts together to celebrate and recognize the amazing things Girl Scouts are doing in the Yakima Valley.

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Yakima’s Biggest and Best – The 2012 Yard Sale

 

 

 

Nothing says springtime like a yard sale. They pop up every weekend from April to September, and tens of thousands of dollars exchange hands on deals both good and bad. 

The granddaddy is the Town Square Media yard sale coming up on May 12. Doors open at 8:00 a.m. at the Perry Tech Parking lot. Early bird VIP's (become one at www.newstalkkit.com ) can get in at 7:30 a.m. with a coupon from our website. The cost is $3 or $2 and a can of food for the food bank . Hundreds and hundreds of shoppers are prepared to pick over and peruse your treasures.

You don’t have a booth yet, and you think there is plenty of time?  Wrong! 

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Catch a Fish and Climb a Mountain Through YVCC

Yakima Valley Community College (YVCC) offers the chance to take advantage of Mother Nature here in the great Northwest. It starts in the classroom and ends on the mountainsides, and rivers and steams of Washington.

 Let’s talk Fly Fishing! YVCC has it covered.

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What Does Yakima Need? First In A Series.

 

Before someone answers "We need less crime and more employment and education opportunities",  let me say that this is going to be more of a fun, think big kind of exercise.

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Yakima Parks : Where Did Their Names Come From?

 

Yakima currently maintains and operates 17 beautiful parks and a walking pathway. Ever wonder who they are named after?

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What Is Yakima’s Worst Intersection? [POLL]

There are several bad intersections in areas all over town. What is Yakima's worst?

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