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Downtown Plaza Plans Could Impact Millennium Arts Plaza

The Millennium Arts Plaza on south 3rd Street was installed in the year 2003 in downtown Yakima. Now there's talk by the city of possibly moving the art plaza to another area of the city as officials consider a proposed downtown plaza

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Big Traffic Emphasis Starts To Save Lives

 

Drivers will notice an extra law enforcement presence when driving on two of the country’s most highly traveled interstates during a four-day enforcement campaign in early August. The Washington State Patrol and law enforcement officials in 14 other states are joining together with a goal of zero deaths on Interstates 90 and 94 between Washington state and New York Aug. 1-4

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Oklahoma Sooners Kicker Gets Incredibly Easy Playbook [PHOTO]

Football playbooks are notoriously thick and complicated. University of Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops likes to simplify things, though.

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Wapato Woman Dies After House Fire

A woman who escaped a White Swan house fire has died of her injuries at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

71-year-old Linda Hart suffered severe burns in the fire and died on Wednesday.

The fire happened at a home on Maple Avenue on Tuesday morning

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Yakima County Sheriff Warns of New Grandparent Scam

Yakima residents are being targeted by what the Yakima County Sheriff's office is calling "the grandparent scam."

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Council to Tackle Utility Tax Question in August

The Yakima City Council will be talking about a possible lowering of the city utility tax in August.

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New Charging Unit Helping To Reduce Criminal Cases In Yakima

The Yakima City Prosecutors office is saving tax dollars and time with the creation in 2013 of what's called a charging unit. Senior Assistant City Attorney Cynthia Martinez says the job of the unit is to review each criminal case before it's filed with the court

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Carlton Complex Fire Close To Being Fully Contained

Another hot day in North Central Washington has firefighters working hard to fully contain the Carlton Complex fire that's burned nearly 400 square miles. Crews battled hot temperatures and wind on Tuesday

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Yakima Fire Department Sports Tools for Extreme Situations

The Jaws of Life, special cutting and prying tools and a huge ladder truck are just some of the equipment used by the Yakima Fire Department to help save people in various situations.

Capt. Tom Schneider says the departments' ladder truck helped save a man on top of the federal courthouse on Monday

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Long-Time Police Dog Passes Away

Lektor was the Yakima Police Department's first patrol K-9 who was hired to catch bad guys in the year 2000.

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