Memorial Day

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, furnitur…
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 Mor…
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 with a broken w…
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 monum…
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 stat…
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...
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...
Veterans Memorial To Be Built In Sunnyside
On May 16, first husband Mike Gregoire, and State Veterans Director John Lee, will visit the veterans memorial that is now under construction on Edison Avenue near City Hall. Gregoire and Lee will discuss construction and completion of the project...

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