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On This National Teacher’s Appreciation Day Name Your Favorite – Brian’s Blog

Throughout our lives teachers have had a huge impact on us, some good, some bad, and some unforgettable.  On this National Teacher's Appreciation Day, I can think of one in particular that influenced me.

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Why Asparagus Makes it Smell Funny When You “Go” – Brian’s Blog

 

The Yakima Valley is one of the premiere asparagus growing regions in the world. Today we have the answer to everyone's  most frequently asked question about asparagus!

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Paul McCartney Gets Back to Ed Sullivan Theatre – Brian’s Blog [VIDEO]

It's hard to believe, but Paul McCartney had never seen the videotape of the Beatles' first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show. Last summer, over 40 years later he got the chance.

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A Guide to Wine Pronunciation, So You Won’t Sound Like an Idiot At Spring Barrel Tasting – Brian’s Blog

Here in the Yakima Valley, we are learning that are really no rules to enjoying good wine. If you like it, drink it. But at Spring Barrel Tasting this weekend, there will be plenty of wine snobs out ready to look down their noses if you mispronounce "Vigonier".

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Earth Day Motivations: Sincerety or Smugness? – Brian’s Blog

Earth Day was first celebrated on this date back in 1970. Today, it's being recognized all over the world. What's at its core? A genuine concern for the well being of our planet, or a chance for someone to say  "I'm doing this, so I'm smarter and better than you?"

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A Trip Down Memory Lane With Miner’s on Their 65th Anniversary – Brian’s Blog

A heritage Yakima business quietly passed a milestone last week with little fanfare, continuing to do what they have done for the last 65 years: Putting out fantastic food.

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Brian’s Blog: Another Baby Boomer Icon Passes

 

Last week, we lost Annette Funicello. Today, actor Frank Bank passed away at the age of 71.

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Brian’s Blog: Big Bucks for Bagging Bigfoot [VIDEO]

The legend of Bigfoot, or Sasquatch, is deeply ingrained in the lore of the Pacific Northwest. Now, another legendary northwest entity is offering $1 million for definitive proof that Bigfoot exists.

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Brian’s Blog: “Yakimisms”, Or Things That Make Us Uniquely Yakimanians

Today, we look at our penchant for announcing huge projects here in Yakima that never become reality.

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Brian’s Blog: “Yakimisms”, Or Things That Make Us Uniquely Yakimanians

Today, we look at one of the things we say or do here in Yakima that probably don't exist anywhere else. Or, maybe it just seems that way.

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