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Workforce Special Programs Available at YVCC

 

Special funding available is available  to Yakima Valley Community College students in pursuit of higher education from YVCC's Workforce Education Division.

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A Poem in Honor of Single Parents

Here's a poem I wrote in honor of National Single Parents Day and National Poetry Day.

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Scientists Say Why the Eccentric Earns Our Respect — Dave’s Diary

There are those times when it’s best to blend in with the crowd.  You know, the "When in Rome—do as in Rome" or the "Go along to get along" kinda times.  But then, there are other times to stand out like a sore thumb.

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Spending on Pets Reaches Record High

Americans spend an increasingly large amount of money on their pets each year.

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Legendary Movie Trailer Voice-Over Guy, Hal Douglas, Dies at 89

We've all heard his distinctive voice and delivery.  Some of us have tried to imitate him.  Now we say so long to Hal Douglas, the voice-over artist who popularized the "In a world..." line.   Most voice over guys never reach his level of notoriety but Hal Douglas became a part of pop culture.  The voice heard in movie trailers for 'Forrest Gump,' 'Meet the Parents' and 'Lethal Weapon' was died silenced at the age of 89 from complications of pancreatic cancer.

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Veterans ParkIng At Home Depot In Yakima, Very Impressive

This may be the most impressive parking spot I have ever seen.

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Native American Writers Share Their Craft — Dave’s Diary

 Yakama Nation authors will share their writings and experiences during the “Yakama Authors Festival” at Heritage University (HU) on Tuesday, March 11. The event is sponsored by the Center for Native Health & Culture and the Center for Intercultural Learning and Teaching (CILT), and features presentations from Yakama authors Emily Washines, Stacey Speedis, an Dr. Michelle Jacob.

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Yakima Blood Drives Highlight Red Cross Month

 

March is Red Cross month, and several blood drives are being held in Yakima during March in in observance of this event.

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Handle Time Change Properly to Avoid Fatigue

It is time for a time change as we are springing forward at 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning, but it could cause havoc with your sleep.

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Central Washington Catholic Foundation Announces Tuition Assistance Grants

 

 

The grants will fund 75 new and returning student tuition assistance grants.

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