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Seattle’s Felix Hernandez to Start All-Star Game

 

The Mariners ace right-hander was selected to start baseball's Mid-Summer Classic by American League manager John Farrell.

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Irrigation System Affected By Temporary Shutdown

Residents who use the Lenox or Ninth Avenue systems of Yakima's irrigation system will notice reduced pressure early this week.

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Hot Temps Will Not Deter City’s Road Work

Even with temperatures looking like they will be in triple digits all week, the city's grind-and-overlay project will continue this week, with lane closures during the day and road closures overnight.

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Late-Night Accident Claims Pedestrian’s Life Near Wapato

The Washington State Patrol is investigating the death of a pedestrian in the Wapato area early Sunday morning.

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FBI, Tribal Police Investigating Suspect’s Death in Officer-Involved Shooting

A Yakama Nation police officer was involved in a shooting near Toppenish that left one man dead Friday morning, according to a Yakima County sheriff's spokesman.

Sgt. Mike Russell said the 42-year-old man fled from the Wapato area in a vehicle, and the tribal officer pursued him

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Drug Testing Could Change With Legality of Pot

The general manager of Yakima Worker Care who's in charge of drug testing says she expects an increase in testing by employers now that marijuana is legalized in the state.

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Work on Tiger Marts Beginning This Summer

Work on the most contaminated former Tiger Mart site in Yakima is expected to start within the next month thanks to $500,000 grant from the state Department of Ecology.

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Seahawks’ Richard Sherman No, 7 On NFL 2014 Top 100 List [VIDEO]

Richard Sherman, Seattle's All-Pro cornerback, was the highest rated defender on the NFL Network's list of top 100 players.

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Councilman Ensey Looking to Reduce Utility Tax

Yakima City Council member Rick Ensey wants to roll back the six percent percent utility tax in Yakima to give taxpayers a break.

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Marijuana For Sale in Union Gap

Union Gap's marijuana store opened Wednesday.

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