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Downtown Parking Study Will Get Two Public Hearings

The city of Yakima has set two public hearings to talk about a parking study and proposed plaza designs for downtown Yakima.

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New Business Catering to Gun Owners Opening in July

A new state-of-the-art, one-of-a-kind shooting range is opening in Yakima next month.

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Supreme Court Rules Against EPA, Monsanto Looking at Takeovers

  • On Monday the Supreme Court said the Environmental Protection Agency could not rewrite specific standards for power plant and factory emissions of greenhouse gases written into the law according to the Washington Post.

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Buying a Farm Is Costing More in 2014

Farmland has big value in the Yakima Valley and across the state and the value is on the rise as a result of farm products gaining big sales numbers.

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U-Pick Farms Bring in Tourists

Ag tourism is a big draw for visitors from around the state and that is good news to Jim Blonde who, along with his wife, own West Valley U-Pick on Zier Road.

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Reviewing Proposed Plaza Plans Next Step for Yakima

The next step in the process to redesign downtown is a chance to view some proposed plans for a proposed plaza.

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City Council Planning North First Street Improvements

The Yakima City Council has put the revitalization of North First Street on the fast track.

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Agriculture Impacts Economy with Bioenergy and Trade Programs

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced up to $14.5 million that will be available through the 2014 Farm Bill for two USDA bioenergy programs.

    USDA’s Rural Development will be accepting applications for up to $12 million in payments from companies looking to offset costs associated with converting fossil fuel systems to renewable biomass fuel systems.

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Potato Exports to Mexico Stopped, Salmonella Testing Change

  • U.S. Potato exports to Mexico have stopped in response to a lawsuit by the Mexican Potato Growers Association against the Mexican government seeking to block a new rule allowing U.S. potato exports to all parts of Mexico.

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Lawsuit Challenges Pot Ban in Wenatchee

A lawsuit in Chelan County is challenging the right of cities in the state to ban the recreational sale of marijuana.

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