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Sportsmen Show’s in the Dome — Take a Walk On the Wild Side

Guns, knives, camping and fishing gear, clothing, boats -- and yes, even bears. (The kind that've been through the taxidermist, that is.)

You name it, they've got it at the Central Washington Sportsmen Show at t

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Yakima Council Reacts To Federal Judge Ruling In Voting Rights Case – Dave’s Diary

The Yakima City Council met in executive session Friday afternoon to talk about a city response to the mitigation plan set forth by federal Judge Rice in the city’s lawsuit with the ACLU.

The Judge ruled that Yakima’s system of election be changed from at large voting to district voting and that all seven council members stand for reelection this year

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Newly Appointed Yakima Schools Superintendent Excited About Challenge [VIDEO]

The newly appointed superintendent of the Yakima School District says he looks forward to the day he takes over the reins. Until then, Jack Irion will remain busy in his current job of deputy superintendent, a position he's held since 1997

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Richland Florist Set To Appeal Case

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — A florist in Washington state who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding plans to appeal a judge's ruling that she broke a state antidiscrimination law.

Alliance Defending Freedom says the ruling threatens the financial ruin of 70-year-old Richland florist Barronelle Stutzman, along with her business, Arlene's Flowers

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Death Penalty Stays On Books In Washington State

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — An effort to abolish the death penalty in Washington state isn't moving forward in the Legislature this year.

House Bill 1739, which received a public hearing this week, was scheduled for a vote in the House Judiciary Committee Thursday, but it was not brought up for a vote on the last day before a key policy bill deadline

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Man From Lower Valley Arrested For Threats On Facebook

A 38-year-old man from the lower valley has been arrested on felony harassment charges after authorities say he made threats on Facebook against a high school basketball coach. Deputies say the coach become aware of the threats after being told about them by other Facebook users

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Naches River Drowning Wednesday Ruled Accidental

 

An autopsy has confirmed that 51-year-old David Nagle, whose body was discovered in the Naches River near North 16th Avenue, died as the result of accidental drowning.

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Yakima Prosecutor Says Keep Death Penalty In Washington

Yakima County Prosecutor Joe Brusic is a proponent of the death penalty in Washington State. And he's not in favor of a move in Olympia to abolish the penalty and replace it with life in prison with no parole

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Yakima Auditor Ready To Make Changes To Voting System

The Yakima County Auditor's office is moving forward with changes to the county election system after a judge issued his ruling Tuesday in the federal voting rights case, Auditor Charles Ross tells KIT News

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Yakima Police Investigate Discovery Of Body

An autopsy on the body of a 51-year-old man found near the Yakima Greenway is set for later Thursday.

Yakima Police say another man walking along the Greenway near 16th Avenue and Highway 12 saw the body in a small pool of water Wednesday morning and called authorities

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