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Update: Man Hanging Upside Down on Yakima Federal Courthouse Flagpole

 

An unidentified man is hanging upside down on the flagpole at the William O. Douglas federal courthouse in Yakima. No details are available at this time.

Update 1:05 p.m. : Fire department crews are using a ladder truck to rescue the man. Sou

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Carlton Complex Fire More Than Half Contained

SEATTLE (AP) — Despite rising temperatures, fire crews battling Washington's largest wildfire have been able to keep hot spots from spreading beyond containment lines.

The 390-square-mile Carlton Complex fire in north-central Washington is now 66 percent contained

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Write-In Candidates Must Gain 1% Of Vote To Move Forward

The Yakima County Auditors office says 2 write-in candidates in the Primary Election must gain 1% of the vote to move on to the General Election in November. Yakima County Elections Manager Kathy Fisher says both however are undeclared write-in candidates

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Time’s Running Short for Turning in Primary Ballots

Primary Election Day is a week from Tuesday.

Yakima County Auditor Corky Holloway says voters have until next Tuesday to fill out their ballots and send them in for next Tuesday evening's count. Holloway says about 107, 000 ballots were sent out for the Primary Election

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Intersection of Nob Hill Boulevard and 40th Avenue to Shut Down for Multiple Days

The intersection of 40th Avenue and Nob Hill Boulevard will be closed from Aug. 1 at 9 p.m. until Aug. 4 at 5 p.m. as the intersection is rebuilt.

That is just one closure for the upcoming week of the city's summer grind-and-overlay project

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Bishop’s Home Robbed – Bad Move, Bad Guys! — Dave’s Diary

Wow! How many points will this cost you with the Man upstairs!  (Truth is - Forgiveness is there for EVERYBODY)

But C'mon!  Robbing the bishop's house! I'm not judging, I'm just saying! Here's the official press release

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Seahawks Training Camp: Chancellor, Irvin , Others Sit Out First Workout

 

The Seattle Seahawks opened up camp at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center (VMAC) in Renton today, and several starters were on the sidelines.

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Voters Discouraged By Busy Yakima Ballot

The number of candidates on the Yakima County ballot may be discouraging some voters from participating in the primary election. That from Yakima County Auditor Corky Holloway. "We are predictng a 34% return which is lower than we normally get

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Sunfair Parade Names Yakima County Sheriff as Grand Marshal

A man who has served in law enforcement in Yakima County for the last 14 years will be this year's Grand Marshal for the annual Sunfair Parade. Yakima County Sheriff Ken Irwin says he's honored to be named as the Grand Marshal

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City Council Retreat Focusing on Priorities, Future of City

The Yakima City Council will hold a retreat tomorrow to talk about the future and the goals for the city.

One of the topics of discussion will be a lesson on how to handle difficult and complex decisions

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