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When Do We Give Ourselves A Break, Yakima? — Dave’s Diary

Sometimes I hate social media. When I think of all the good it could do and then I see all the bad being done, it can be demoralizing. Cyber bullying has even cost lives. The First Amendment guarantees the right, but conscience and character need to guide the content.

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Lance Tormey’s Attempt at an Icy End-Around Ends Predictably — Dave’s Diary [VIDEO]

We held off as long as we could, but when the three most powerful women in the world step up -- our boss Cheryl, Oprah and Laura Bush -- how could we resist?

Naturally, we nominated Lance for the ALS fundraiser known as the Ice Bucket Challenge

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Washington Comes Up Four Dollars And A Dime Short — Dave’s Diary

The debate over a higher minimum wage in our state got me thinking about how much value do we actually get from our hard earned bucks.  There are certainly places where it is more expensive and places where it is cheaper to live. SO where do we fit?  Thanks to the UK Daily Mail for the article.

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Public Art – An Unnecessary Luxury or Community Indentifier — Dave’s Diary

Public art isn't just some crackpot idea for bigger for affluent cities. According to the National Assembly of State Art Agencies public art or percent for art programs are active in 25 states. In Washington State half of 1% of capital appropriations for new construction (and renovation projects exceeding $200,000 for universities and colleges) is allocated for the acquisition and conservation of artwork, as per state statute.

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Vacation Dust Storm Makes a Lasting Memory – Brian’s Blog [VIDEO]

Our recent trip back from some vacation time in North Idaho included getting caught in a huge dust storm on the return trip. I was lucky enough to catch some of it on video.

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YVCC Announces Openings in Nursing Assistant Certificate Program

Yakima Valley Community College is offering an opportunity for people interested in finding a career in the health care industry.

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Madden ‘Ratings Czar’ Makes Sure It’s in the Game

DENVER (AP) — Donny Moore can be the most reviled man in NFL locker rooms.

He's not a coach, a referee or a drug tester. He has never played or coached a game. Still, NFL players — and millions of fans — can't wait to see what he has to say

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Meeting in the Middle: Making the Most Of Brain Power — Dave’s Diary

You pack their lunch, check their homework and send them out the door to school, but do you which side of their brain your kids work with best when they get there?

Most of us have a distinct preference for left or right brain styles of thinking. Some, however, are more whole-brained and equally adept at both modes.

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Plenty of Parking Within a Reasonable Distance in Yakima – Dave’s Diary

The Yakima City Council got the lowdown on Yakima’s potential plaza-related parking problems yesterday and this morning Andy Miller was on the Morning News to share the high points with us.

After a thorough examination his analysis my surprise you

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Resume and Written Enhancements Curtailing Careers — Dave’s Diary

Misrepresentations in Montana have hurt the hopes of national Democrats to hold onto the U.S. Senate this fall. Back in March Montana Senator Max Baucus received an ambassadorship to China and his Montana Governor appointed replacement was – surprise – Montana Lt Governor John Walsh. 

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