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Yakima City Council Primary Results

A historic decision begins with the Primary Election today. Historic because for the first time in the history of the city of Yakima, voters will cast ballots in six different court-ordered districts.

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Fire Near Lake Chelan Grows Spreads Smoke

LUCERNE, Wash. (AP) — The Wolverine Fire along Lake Chelan grew overnight, and continues to spew smoke across parts of Eastern Washington.

Fire spokesman Bill Queen says the blaze grew by about 1,200 acres on Monday, and is being fought by 257 firefighters

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HarbourCats Pounce on Pippins with 11-5 Win

VICTORIA, B.C. – The Pippins saw their four-game winning streak come to an end Monday night in Victoria, falling to the Victoria HarbourCats by a score of 11-5.

After falling behind 3-1 early on, Yakima Valley (26-23) put up three unanswered runs between the 4th and the 5th innings to take a 4-3 lead

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More Cases Of West Nile Virus In Benton And Franklin Counties

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — Seven people in Benton and Franklin counties have been confirmed to have West Nile virus.
The Tri-City cases account for all but one of the confirmed infections in the state so far this year

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Firefighters Battle Wolverine Fire Near Lake Chelan

LUCERNE, Wash. (AP) — A lightning-caused fire in Central Washington has burned 25 square miles near Lake Chelan, and officials are concerned more thunderstorms could be on the way.

The Wolverine Fire started June 29 in remote timber and grass on the west side of the popular lake

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Water Supply Forecast Is Out Small Increase For Growers

The Bureau of Reclamation’s August 2015 Total Water Supply Available forecast for the Yakima Basin indicates a full water supply for senior water rights during this irrigation season, but an estimated 47 percent supply for junior water rights

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Expect Traffic Congestion in Downtown Selah This Week

If you plan on driving into Selah this week you might want to plan for a few extra minutes of travel time. Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be repairing the right northbound lane of South First Street from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Wednesday (Aug. 5).

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How to Slice a Watermelon — Lance Tormey’s Mom Demonstrates [VIDEO]

For years I've tried to figure out the best way to cut a watermelon. Most of time I just cut it in half and start carving out what I can.

But then I remembered how my mom carved a watermelon and I had to pass it on. Maybe it's worth a try today -- Aug. 3 is National Watermelon Day.

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Gas Tax Hits Washington Drivers Higher Prices Now At The Pump

OLYMPIA, Wash (AP) — The price of gas may be going down nationally, but Washington drivers may see slightly higher prices at the pump as the state's gas tax makes the first of a two-step increase

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Big Fire Keeps Firefighters Busy Near Lake Chelan

LUCERNE, Wash. (AP) — A lightning-caused fire in Central Washington has burned more than 9 square miles near Lake Chelan.

Several hundred people have been evacuated from a Lutheran retreat center and the Holden Mine Remediation Center

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