Recreation

Slacklining A Growing Hobby In The Yakima Valley
Some people say it looks like something out of the circus. It's called Slacklining or Urbanlining and it's actually born out of the climbing industry. Climbers using cables and climbing ropes. Today companies are producing special slacklines in different widths and lengths depending on ski…
The Perfect Summer Will Set You Back Five Figures!
First day of summer!!!  Did you set your budget for summer fun? No?  How are you supposed to have the “perfect summer” if you don’t set aside the right amount?  And it’s a lot!
When you add up all the fun things that make summ…
Disc Golf Is Still Flying High In Yakima [VIDEO]
It's called Disc Golf or Frisbee golf and it's a growing sport around the country and in Yakima. According to Paul Ince of the Professional Disc Golf Association the game is played just like regular golf. Players go around a course with the fewest number of throws of the disc...
Randall Park’s Million-Dollar Makeover is Taking Shape [VIDEO]
The major makeover of Yakima's Randall Park makeover is underway. Yakima City Parks and Recreation Manager Ken Wilkenson says the park in West Yakima on South 48th Avenue is undergoing a $1 million facelift. Changes include new basketball courts, new bathrooms, a redesigned pond area, new playg…
‘The Armchair Card Shark’ — How to Do a Fan [VIDEO]
It's time for the Armchair Card Shark to get back to work.  If you've been practicing the table spread, you should have it down pretty well by now so it's time to expand on that basic move.
This time the cards come up off the table and into the hands for the two handed fan...
‘The Armchair Card Shark’ — It’s All in the Bevel [VIDEO]
I love playing cards, card games and more than anything I love card magic.  I have developed a bit of a reputation in town as a magician and card trickster and what I have learned in pursuit of this 30+ year hobby is that some really great, really mysterious and entertaining card tricks are a l…
Crayola Cashes In On Adult Coloring Craze
According to psychologists, coloring can lower stress levels and help calm and focus not only kids but adults too.  We've talked about this before but now its a full fledged phenomenon with coloring giant Crayola taking the lead.
Crayola is cashing in on the craze with a series of kits call…
America On Tap — Time To Tap Into The Fun!
At long last it's here! America On Tap - the nation's premiere beer tasting event runs tomorrow from 2 to 5 on 3rd street in downtown Yakima.  $35 on line in advance at www.newstalkkit.com or $45 at the door gets you in to test more than 100 craft beers from around the country...
Adult Bike Riders Crowding Emergency Rooms
The Wall Street Journal reports emergency-room visits continued to climb in the second year of the Affordable Care Act, contradicting the law’s supporters who had predicted a decline in traffic as more people gained access to doctors and other health care providers

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