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How About A Glass Of Talking Whiskey, Pardner? Dave’s Diary

One of my favorite Gary Larsen cartoons is set in an old west saloon where one old coot is ready to draw in a gunfight against another guy who seems somewhat surprised. 

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Gorman’s Complete Game Quiets Pippins

Just about 13 hours after getting eight quality innings from Darrion Simons in a win over Walla Walla, the Yakima Valley Pippins fell victim to an impressive complete game from Walla Walla’s Micah Gorman in a 7-1 loss to the Sweets Saturday afternoon

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Simons Strong in 6-1 Win Over Sweets [VIDEO]

Fresh off a couple of tough losses in Bellingham, the Pippins needed some early Fourth of July fireworks Friday night, and Darrion Simons -- who dealt eight quality innings -- was just the spark they needed

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Pippins Partner With Baskin-Robbins to Open ‘The Scoop’ at The Orchard — Ice Cream Will Help Keep Fans Cool

With temperatures heating up at The Orchard and throughout the Yakima Valley this summer, the Yakima Valley Pippins are announcing a timely new partnership that will help keep Pippins fans cool throughout the remainder of the season

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When is it Appropriate to Call 911 on the Fourth of July?

It's our Independence Day! The Fourth of July usually means fireworks, grilling and having fun in the hot, hot sun. Unfortunately, when you put all those things together, accidents can happen and you need to get help. But how do you know if your situation is serious enough to call busy 911 dispatchers, who may already be dealing with other life-or-death situations? Here are some helpful guidelines from the state fire marshal.

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Sen. Cantwell’s Bill Aims to Address Water Issues in Yakima

U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell has introduced legislation aimed at ensuring a reliable supply of water for farmers, municipalities, fish, tribes and others in the Yakima River Basin.

The Democratic senator from Washington was in Yakima Wednesday to announce a bill that moves ahead with a long-term water management plan for that region

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TVLand Pulls ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Episodes From Lineup, Guess Why

Amid continued controversy over the Confederate flag, corporations seem to be racing one another to pull down anything and everything associated with the Civil War symbol. The Dukes of Hazzard even had the image taken off merchandise of the iconic General Lee (which kept the name, for … reasons?), and now TVLand has upped the ante by pulling them Duke boys off their lineup altogether.

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Self-Driving Lawnmower Is Brilliant — Or Is It?

Who needs super high-tech gadgetry to make life easier?

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U.S. Women Take Down Top-Ranked Germany, Head to World Cup Final

MONTREAL (AP) — Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup

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Are Fireworks Allowed In Yakima?

Good question.

Before you go setting off fireworks as we head into Independence Day, it's best to know before you ... blow.

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