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Sign Up Now for the Gap 2 Gap Relay

The 29th annual race is coming up on Saturday June 1 at Sarg Hubbard Park and the Yakima Greenway.

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Diet & Exercise:The One Two Punch Against Allergies

If you are an allergy sufferer like I am this is the last thing you want to hear. Scientists say that this allergy season is going to be a rough one.  Great…but wait.  There is other news that may point to relief.  Experts say there are some surprising ways to help your itchy eyes and foggy brain.

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They are off and Running in the Yakima Canyon This Weekend

State Route 821 through the Yakima River Canyon will be closed to vehicle traffic and open to foot traffic this weekend for the annual Yakima River Canyon Marathon. The road is expected to be closed from 7:00 a

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Dave’s Diary: We Grow the Wine Grapes and the Hangover Cure

Just in time for asparagus season in the Yakima Valley!  So perhaps you are still celebrating from the great apple season and perhaps you awake one day with a bit of a hangover…not that you would…but if you do….steam up some asparagus.

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Yakima County Ranks 35 out of 39 in Washington State Health Ranking

A recently released health ranking paints a poor picture for those living in Yakima County.

Of the 39 counties in the state, Yakima came in 35th in this year's health rankings.

The annual report, published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, takes several different factors into account

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Dave’s Diary: Colorectal Cancer-The Life Saving Conversation

How come potentially life saving conversations can be the most awkward?  Time to cowboy up and join us for an honest conversation about colorectal cancer Tuesday morning on The Morning News.  Dr. Vu Le from Yakima Gastroenterology Associates will join us at 8:15.

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Dave’s Diary: Six Tips For a Great Night’s Sleep

Wake up!  It’s time to celebrate National Sleep Awareness Week -- March 3-10. For me that means a tip of the hat to our friends at Sleep Country USA.  You can find information on how to sleep better online from the National Sleep Foundation. http://www.sleepfoundation.org/

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Country Fresh Inc. Launches Branded Pink Lady® Slices

Country Fresh Inc. of Houston, Texas and Pink Lady America (PLA) of Yakima, Washington announce the availability of branded sliced organic Pink Lady® Apples for the first time with the product launch coming in a market test at a major retailer

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7000 Yakima Bike Racks Being Recalled

 

DETROIT (AP) — Yakima is recalling about 7,000 bicycle racks used on vehicles with rear-door spare tires.

Documents posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website Friday say that mounting bolts can break and the bikes can fall from the vehicles and cause a hazard.

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Truth From Texas – Beer Works Like Wine to Improve Your Health

Good news Yakima Valley Hops producers. Raise a glass to a new study on health benefits. Brew is paced with nearly the same health benefits as red wine, according to a recent study at the University of Texas.

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