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Volunteers Needed For Dozer Day 2016
When I was a kid I played with Tonka trucks. If Dozer Day was around then I would have been in heaven! It wasn't around in 1969, but it's here now, back at State Fair Park this Saturday and Sunday (March 19-20). It's an annual event full of family fun sponsored by the Central Washington Home Builder…
Downtown Comes Alive with the Sound of Music
Yakima's downtown is coming alive with music this summer. Sean Hawkins the Yakima Development Manager says last Friday's first noon time concert at Performance Park was a big success and he expects a bigger crowd at the Downtown Summer Nights concert series that starts at 5:00 p...
27th Annual Winter Carnival This Weekend
The White Pass Ski area is welcoming families to the 27th annual Winter Carnival this Saturday and Sunday. The Winter Carnival is a big fundraiser for Yakima's Childrens Village. The ski area's spokesperson, Kathleen Goyette, says visitors do not have to ski or snowboard to enjoy the weeke…
Yakima is Getting Ready for The Fourth of July Celebration
There's a big party planned for next Wednesday at State Fair Park. The Yakima 4th of July celebration will be held from noon to 11pm with the highlight being the big 4th of July fireworks display. The chair of the 4th of July committee Micah Cawley says the big party is being held to get mo…
A Carnival Marks The Start of Cinco De Mayo
A Cinco de Mayo celebration will be held in Yakima and Sunnyside this weekend. The party attracts thousands of people every year. The festival will feature live music, food, and craft booths. In Sunnyside, the celebration starts May 4, and continues through May 6, featuring a car…
Yakima Greenway Kids’ Fish-In
Introduce your child to the sport of fishing guided by experts and volunteers. The Yakima Kids’ Fish-In takes place Saturday, April 28, at Reflection Pond in Sarg Hubbard Park. Fishing times are from 9:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. The Kids' Fish-In is hosted by the Washington …
Fore! Yakima’s Fisher Park Park OPEN!!!
It could be a rain out but the City of Yakima’s Fisher Park Golf Course welcomes golfers to its 2012 season.  The par-3 layout, located on 40th Avenue across the street from Eisenhower High School, will begin play today.  Depending on weather conditions, Fisher usually o…
26th Annual Winter Carnival This Weekend
The 26th annual winter carnival is set for this weekend at the white pass ski area on Highway 12. White Pass spokesperson Kathleen Goyette says the highlight is the snow castle now being built in front of the main lodge. Goyette says it’s the largest snow castle in the United St…

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