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Dairy Provides Big Boost to Yakima Valley

Dairy is big business in Washington and according to a WSU economic study, Yakima County's 69 dairy farms likely average $10 million per farm, employ 20-30 people and generate approximately $500 million to the valley's local economy.

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Taking Stock of Your Stocks With F.M.I. — Dave’s Diary

Rob Vickers, our Wednesday morning regular from Financial Management Incorporated stopped by today to remind us all about the prospects of a market correction.

Depending on your age and financial circumstances you may want to take heed,

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How’s He Doing? Job Evaluation Time for City Manager

It's job evaluation time for Yakima City Manager Tony O'Rourke.  His boss, the Yakima City Council is being asked to evaluate his work from July of last year to July of this year. The purpose of the annual performance review is to assess O'Rourke's work over the last year and help establish new goals for next year

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MLK Jr. Underpass Now Open To Traffic

It's open and traffic is moving through the new Martin Luther King Jr. underpass after a ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday. City Engineer Bret Shefield says $10.6 million dollar project will allow traffic to flow rather than being stopped at the railroad tracks as trains pass

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Group of Seahawks’ Fans Wants To Immortalize ‘The Tip’ in Bronze

 

The image of the Seahawks' Richard Sherman tipping a Colin Kaepernick pass away from Michael Crabtree to be intercepted by teammate Malcolm Smith in last season's NFC Championship game could be reproduced as a statue if some diehard Seattle fans have their way.

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Bins of Light Art Project for Underpass To Be Decided

With the completion of the Martin Luther King Jr. underpass the Yakima City Council will be faced with a decision.

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Seahawks Have Three of the NFL’s Top Selling Jerseys

Quarterback Russell Wilson has the No.2 selling jersey at NFL.com's Pro Shop. Who do you think has the No.1 seller?

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Yakima Business Reaching Out To Help Fire Victims

A Yakima business who's customers fish in the Pateros area is hoping to give back to those who's lives have been devistated by the Carlton Complex of Fires. Reed Michael is a manager at Grumpy's on South First Street who says  "We have a bunch of customers who were up in that area fishing for sockeye and they barely made it out of there

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Scientists Blame Rain For Big Oso Mudslide

SEATTLE (AP) — A team of scientists says intense rainfall likely played a major role in triggering a deadly landslide in the state of Washington.

The report released Today says many other factors such as previous landslide activity also weakened the slope that collapsed on March 22, killing 43 people in Oso about 55 miles northeast of Seattle

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Ribbon Cutting for MLK Underpass

Yakima City officials are holding a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday for the opening of the new Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard underpass.

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