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SUP Paddle Boarding A Fun Growing Sport In Washington

Lots of people in Yakima are discovering stand up paddle surfing and stand up paddle boarding (SUP) (Hoe he'e nalu in the Hawaiian language) that started in Hawaii...

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Let’s Get Crackin’ – Knuckle Busters Have Better Range Of Motion

 

Were you the guy that was always in the back of the classroom cracking their knuckles?  How many times did you hear “you’ll hurt your hands if you keep doing that?” ...

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Townsquare Media / John Taylor
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Memorial Hospital’s Friday Farmer Markets Emphasize Healthy Eating [VIDEO]

A new farmers market is open at Yakima's Memorial Hospital. Check it out.

This week is National Farmers Market week. In Washington, there are about 170 farmers markets spread across 36 of the state's 39 counties including the Yakima Farmers Market and the new Memorial Hospital Farmers Market...

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Yakima’s Lions Pool To Close For Three Weeks Beginning This Monday

The city of Yakima has announced that it will be closing Lions Pool beginning Monday, (Aug. 8), for three weeks to complete annual maintenance on the indoor facility.

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Popularity Of Craft Beers Continues To Grow
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High Tech Tattoo Could Help Curb Alcohol Consumption

 

The Moxee Hop Festival gets underway at 5 pm this Friday and it is one great party!  It features lots of music, activities and entertainment and the occasional refreshing cold beverage – hey, it’s hops we're celebrating after all...

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Water – The people’s Choice

 

We are back into the 90 degree temperatures in the Yakima Valley and all the thirsty folks are reaching for a bottle of…pop…water…water …pop…which is it??

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Cannabis Clubs Boom In Barcelona
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Of Mice & Marijuana – A New Study To Consider When Smoking Around Others

The Yakima City Council approved lifting a voter sanctioned marijuana ban earlier this year for the growing, packaging and retail sales of recreational marijuana...

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Snippy? Forgetful? Get More Shuteye!

We’ve shared a number of studies about the benefits of a good night’s sleep but there are costs to poor sleep too!

Researchers out of the UK discovered that getting less than five hours of shut eye in a night will leave you snippy and forgetful the next day...

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Pardon Me While I Sweat, I’m Just Exercising My Human Advantage

Vybarr Cregan-Reid writing for The Conversation, explains, "sweating is what really sets us apart …it is our ability to maintain an effective working temperature, not just so that we can keep moving, but so that we can keep thinking while in motion...

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Hey Parents, Teach Your Kids – Early To bed, “Thinner” To Rise!

The calendar doesn’t lie. We are in the downward slide to back to school and a readjustment of kids bedtimes after what is for many families, a free range summer schedule...

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