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Make Sure Disaster Planning Includes Your Pets

 

Although the Yakima Valley doesn't experience extreme weather conditions like other areas of the country, a real disaster, either natural or man-made, could happen. Don't forget about your pets when putting together your emergency plan.

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YVCC Thespians to Present Ghostly Tales Halloween Weekend

 

The Yakima Valley Community College Playmasters will present "Very Still and Hard to See" Oct. 30 through Nov. 2 in Kendall Hall on the YVCC Yakima Campus.

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Firewood Cutting Season Extended Two Weeks

Nothing says autumn like the smell of the smoke and the crackle of the fireplace on those cool October nights.  If you haven’t stacked enough wood for the season ahead you still have a little more time.

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Send Us Your Favorite Fall Photos!

 

This is such a beautiful time of year in the Yakima Valley and we'd like you to send us photos of your favorite fall things and activities!

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Saying Hello to October – Brian’s Blog

 

October is definitely one of my favorite months. The weather, the coming holidays, and the harvest all combine to make it a special time of year.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Increasing Number of Survivors

October is breast cancer awareness month, a disease that more and more women are now surviving thanks to early detection.

Nancy Roher is director of Memorial Hospitals' Ohana Mammography Center who says women in their early 20s need to do self exams and have a mammography beginning at age 40 and then every year after that

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YVCC Hosts Disability Awareness Event

 

Yakima Valley Community College will celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) on October 15, 2014 from 11:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m. in the Hopf Union Building. Held each October and coordinated by the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, NDEAM is a national campaign that raises awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities.

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Multi-tasking Might Shrink Your Brain — Dave’s Diary

How many times have you been told -- by a woman -- that women are better “multitaskers”? Ha! I laugh at that as I walk and chew g ... wait, I can’t do all three at once. Anyway, I hear it all the time, but it might not be the point of pride the little lady thinks it is.   According to a new study published in the journal PLOS ONE, watching TV while surfing the web and being on your phone can cause your brain to shrink.

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Don’t “Putt” This Deal Off! Seize It Starting Now! [VIDEO] [Sponsored Content]

This week's fantastic deal from Newstalk KIT is $100 worth of activities from Cherry Hill Fun Center in Granger for just $20!

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Blue Ribbon Recreation Panel Recommends Outdoor Fun

One of the very best things about life in Central Washington is the great outdoors.  Biking, hiking, hunting, boating and so much more makes this region a mecca for outdoor fun.

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