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Willie Weed Soon Available In Washington State

DALLAS (AP) — Music legend Willie Nelson is jumping into the movement to commercialize marijuana and plans to roll out his own brand of cannabis that he intends to make "the best on the market."

The singer-songwriter announced in a statement Monday that Willie's Reserve will be grown and sold in Colorado and Washington, two states where recreational use of the drug is legal

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Gas Prices Slow To Rise As Summer Approaches

As the summer driving season approaches gas prices are rising very slowly. Average retail gasoline prices in Yakima have risen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.56/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 91 gas outlets in Yakima

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Skier Dies After Striking Tree At White Pass Ski ARea

A 60-year-old woman from Olympia was killed at the White Pass ski area on Saturday.

The Lewis County sheriff's office says the woman, identified as Cathy Carlson, was skiing Saturday morning in the expansion area of the resort when she lost control and struck a tree

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BoomStix Strikes In Late Inning Rally, Seattle beats Texas 11-10

Nelson Cruz set off the BOOMSTIX with two home runs in the early innings of yesterday's game against the Texas Rangers. Cruz raising his major league-leading HR total to eight. Austin Jackson hit his 11th career leadoff home run

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Coroner Hoping For Tips That Lead To Identity

The Yakima County Coroner is still trying to identify a man who was found hanging in a tree last Monday.

The man was found in the 500 block of East Race street in Yakima, dead from a suicide. Yakima County Coroner Jack Hawkins says he's relying on a sketch to lead to the man's identity

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Yakima’s Biggest Yard Sale is May 9, But What Other ‘Yakima’s Biggests’ Can We Think Of?

Here at "The BIG Show" on KATS, we are getting geared up for Yakima's BIGGEST Yard Sale on May 9 at J.M. Perry Tech.

With that, we wondered: What are some of Yakima's other "biggest" things?

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Seven Cases Of Whooping Cough Reported In Yakima County

Yakima County Health District officials are working with the State Department of Health to combat an increase in whooping cough in the state.

Community Health Supervisor Diane Bock says last year at this time no cases were reported in Yakima County

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With Snow Melting Fast, Governor Expands Drought Declaration

OLYMPIA (AP) — Citing projections that say this summer will have the lowest snowmelt in 64 years, Gov. Jay Inslee has expanded the state's month-old drought emergency declaration.

Inslee's announcement Friday morning more than doubles the number of Washington watershed areas officially considered suffering from drought

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1 Year Old Shot In Road Rage Incident In Kent

SEATTLE (AP) — Police in the south Seattle suburb of Kent say a 1-year-old girl was shot in the head as she sat in a car with her parents in what was described as an apparent case of road rage.

Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg said the baby girl was in "very critical condition" Thursday night in Seattle

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Man Survives 2 Hour Standoff After Torching Garage

A Yakima man is sitting in the county jail today after police say he attacked his estranged wife, set her garage on fire then walked out from the 2 hour standoff partially clothed. Yakima Police were called to the home on the 700 block of N

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