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Plaza Committee Gives $9.6 Million Check To City
Members of the Yakima Central Plaza Committee presented a check to the Yakima City Council Tuesday for $9.6 million in private donations to be coupled with $3 million in public money to build the plaza downtown. Committee members say all the money is pledged thru contracts that guarantee the private…
Accessible Art In Yakima
Not everyone is an art connoisseur. While I enjoy art and did visit the Picasso Museum and The Louvre when my wife and I went on vacation to Paris back in 2000 it's not something I typically do. Not because I don't enjoy it, it's just that I have other things on my agenda...
Downtown Yakima Revitalization Starts Here
If you look around the country at the healthiest, most vibrant cities, one thing they have in common is a bustling downtown core. Portland is a great example of a city that invested in its downtown ... albeit in keeping with their slogan "Keep Portland Weird" they did it in an unus…
Hoops Fun In Downtown Yakima Sunday Morning
I had just got my coffee and was heading to Downtown Yakima to take some pictures of the more iconic buildings for another blog when I met a roadblock that wouldn't allow me to travel any further than 1st street. Kicking off this morning at 8am was day 2 of the Hot Shots 3 on 3 Tournament...

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