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Salmon Spotted in Elwha River for First Time in Century

Olympic National Park says that for the first time in more than a century, chinook salmon have been spotted in the upper reaches of the Elwha River following the recent removal of two dams.

Fisheries staff equipped with snorkels confirmed the presence of the three big fish above where the final chunks of the 210-foot-tall Glines Canyon dam were blasted away last month

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Seattle Uses the Long Ball to Outpull Oakland

SEATTLE (AP) — Robinson Cano, Kendrys Morales and Logan Morrison homered, and the Seattle Mariners beat Oakland 4-2 on Friday night to pull within a half-game of the Athletics for the top spot in the AL wild-card chase

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“Bigger & Better”: 2014 Chinook Fest Kicks Off Tonight

The third annual Chinook Music Festival kicks off tonight at Jim Sprick Community Park in Naches.

The festival is getting high praise as one of the best small fests on the West Coast and is attracting artists that are getting national notoriety such as Sturgill Simpson, whose new album was recently profiled in Rolling Stone magazine and recently performed on David Letterman's show.

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No Body Cameras For Yakima Police Officers

You won't bee seeing any body cameras on Yakima Police officers anytime soon. Chief Dominic Rizzi says until the technology improves he doesn't see the need to purchase the cameras designed to protect officers from false accusations

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Truck Driver Training At YVCC Has New Schedule

Yakima Valley Community College has changed the dates for the fall 2014 Truck Driver Training from the previously scheduled period of September 8, 2014-October 10, 2014 to October 20, 2014-November 21, 2014. YVCC’s Truck

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Three Yakima Kids Being Tested in Seattle for Possible Respiratory Outbreak

Earlier this week KIT News told you the Yakima County Health District was working with local doctors to stop a respiratory outbreak that has infected children in 12 states.

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Looking at Some Random Seahawks’ Statistics

 

How do the Seahawks stack up against the other 31 teams in the NFL? A bit behind when it comes to a couple of categories.

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Special Ceremony in Wapato Saturday to Rename Street

 

The city of Wapato on Saturday will rename a street to honor of a Medal of Honor recipient from Wapato who was killed in World War II.

Wapato Mayor Jesse Farias says the Wapato City Council has approved changing the name of Dove Lane to Reinhardt J. Kep

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Court Holding Lawmakers In Contempt For Lack Of Education Money

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court is holding the Legislature in contempt for its lack of progress on fixing the way the state pays for public education.

The court said in an order issued Thursday it would hold off on punishing the Legislature until after the 2015 session

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Safety Top Priority at Local Gun Range

A 9-year-old girl in Arizona last month accidentally killed her firing range instructor when she lost control of an Uzi submachine gun.

The news has ignited a debate in the country about access to guns and the wisdom of state laws and parents who allow children to shoot firearms

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