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10 BBQ Fails to Avoid on Memorial Day

Got any Memorial Day plans? Maybe you’re heading to a parade and dressing up in those American flag shorts (guilty). Or perhaps heading to the public pool to kick off swimming season is more your style. Whatever you do, there’s one Memorial Day staple that all Americans must experience on Monday— the BBQ.

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Memorial Day is All About Committment

This Monday is Memorial Day.  And despite how most of us spend the day it is not the unofficial first day of Summer, swimming, boating,  bar-b-que, camping, hiking, gardening, baseball/tennis/badminton/croquet/softball, nor is it just another day off work, car sale, mattress sale, furniture sale, picnic, nik-knack-give-a -dog-a- bone

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SR 410 Chinook Pass Reopens in Time for Major Travel Weekend

CHINOOK PASS – Crews are gearing up to reopen Chinook Pass on Friday, May 17. It’s fairly safe to say drivers can make travel plans over State Route 410 this weekend.

Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will reopen the east gate to Chinook Pass at Morse Creek, five miles east of the summit at 10 a

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New Breast Screening Machines Give Doctors Faster and Cleaner Images

New breast cancer screening technology has arrived in Yakima. News partner KIMA Action News reports the Ohana Mammography Center recently installed the new digital equipment.

The upgrade cost more than a m

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A Rolling Thunder Memorial Day Tribute


Here is a moving tribute to those men and women who have served in the United States Military to give us the freedom we enjoy everyday. Remember them all. Remember "Freedom Isn't Free."

Last year Staff Sergeant Tim Chambers honored his brothers in arms wi

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Memorial Day Celebration

Yakima Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 379 is holding a special Memorial Day ceremony at the Tahoma Cemetary at 10:00 a.m. on May 28. The ceremony will feature a speech by State Senator Curtis King.

Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America will hold a Memorial Day ceremony at the Korean/Vietnam monument at Sarge Hubbard Park on May 28

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Yakima Area Cemeteries’ Memorial Day Weekend Decoration Policies

We asked the major Yakima area cemeteries what dates  Memorial Day weekend flowers would be removed or needed to be picked up by.

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Sharp Rise In Gas Prices Marks The Weekend.

If you are driving this upcoming holiday weekend be ready for the likelihood of a sharp rise in gasoline prices in the next few days and through the weekend in Yakima. "I expect stations to increase prices as much as 10-35 cents per gallon by the conclusion of the weekend with some stations starting to raise prices immediately," said Patrick DeHaan, GasBuddy

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Click It Or Ticket

Do you wear a seatbelt? The majority of people already buckle up when behind the wheel. In fact, the Washington State Traffic Safety Commission says the seatbelt compliance rate of nearly 98 percent is one of the highest in the country. Angie Ward, the commissions program manager, says the click it or ticket campaign started May 21

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To Remember Thoses Who Have Paid The Ultimate Price

While you are enjoying your Memorial Day weekend, the local Veterans of Foreign Wars organization wants you to remember those who have served in the United States military. The 2012 Memorial Day Ceremony will take place at Tahoma Cemetery in Yakima at 10:00 a

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