Consumer Awareness

Springtime is Prep Time for Your Yard [VIDEO]
Partly cloudy skies are in the forecast for Saturday and that means if you have a yard you could keep yourself busy with a little work outside. So where do you start? It's been a long winter and if you are starting to think about your lawn and weeds Lance Forsee at Colonial Lawn and Garden says…
Is Your Salmon Steak On Prozac?
Here in the Northwest we love our Salmon.  This weekend in fact!  BUT, according to a report in the Seattle times, salmon caught in the area might contain cocaine, antidepressants, antibiotics and nicotine and at some of the highest levels reported in the country...
New To Concealed Carry? Here Are Some Options
You’ve no doubt heard the news stories about an increase in the number of concealed weapons permits issued during the Obama administration.  The numbers are incredible, growing from 4.6 million in 2007 to more than 12.8 million this year...
St. Patrick’s Day Pot Of Gold Is Real
Is there a little green beer in your future?  How about some corned beef and cabbage…and some MORE green beer?  On March 17th most of will claim a little Irish in the family tree as we celebrate Saint Patrick’s day but in truth, Wallethub says Pittsburgh, Boston and …
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…
Heritage University Plans Mega Egg Hunt For Easter
Two weeks ‘til Easter and it’s time to get your egg on. We get into Easter fun and routinely hide a couple dozen at our place but the good folks at Heritage University have been egged on for a second year to stage what they call an “Easter Egg-stravaganza&CloseCurlyDouble…

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