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Pippins Playoff Tickets are Hot Sellers [VIDEO]

The hottest thing in town this week isn't the weather. It's tickets to the Yakima Valley Pippins' first playoff game Tuesday night against the Bellingham Bells.

As of today, tickets were still available

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Don’t Even Think About Burning Anything In This Weather

Poor air quality combined with the hot temperatures and low humidity has resulted in a stage one burn ban in Yakima County called by the Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority. The Burn Ban is in addition to the Fire Safety Burn Ban declared by the Governor’s Office

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Pot Sales Contribute More Than a Million in Tax Revenue

Pot sales are burning up state sales tax charts despite many cities in Eastern and Central Washington having bans or moratoriums on pot sales. One of the few local cities that allows it is now reconsidering, however

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Overnight Work Continues on 16th Avenue

The city's summerlong grind-and-overlay project has been in progress for about two months now and anyone who has driven down the new roads can see the difference.

The project will continue into the fall for a total of 90 lane miles

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Downtown Plaza Designs to Be Unveiled Tuesday

Revitalizing Yakima's downtown with a new plaza has been on the City Council's agenda -- and now they will finally get to see some real possibilities.

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City Exploring Idea of Public Market, Food Business Incubator

Could a Pike Place or Pybus Public Market be headed to Yakima? That will depend on the results of a survey just released by the city of Yakima.

The survey, found on the city's website, is asking residents whether if they would support the idea of a public market that would be combined with a food business incubator.

Yakima's Economic Development Manager Sean Hawkins noted the natural pairing of market and incubator

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City Council Looking to Fill Openings on Boards/Commissions

The Yakima City Council is reaching out to members of the community to fill some openings on a variety of boards and commissions.

According to a press release, there is one position open on both the Yakima Planning Commission and Community Review Board

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Selah Park and Ride Closing During Expansion

Starting today, the Selah Center Firing Center Road Park and Ride will be closed to expand the lot as it has grown in popularity.

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Need For School Supplies – You Can Help — Dave’s Diary

The Back to School season shows a lot of need but brings out a lot of heroes too.  Maybe one of them is you?  If you want to help out, Shane Williams of Edward Jones can help you help the kids.

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Explosives Now Possible To Help Control Snag Canyon Fire

ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) — Fire officials are considering the use of explosives to build a fire break on an inaccessible section of a fast growing wildfire in central Washington. Officials say the Snag Canyon wildfire near Ellensburg has grown to nearly 14 square miles and is only 15 percent contained

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