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Yakima Forum On The Affordable Health Care Act
You can learn more about the Affordable Care Act in Washington state during a forum next week in Yakima. Tuesday, May 14, 5:30 p.m., at the Yakima Arboretum, the League of Women Voters of Yakima County (LWVYC) in partnership with Northwest Health Law Advocates (NoHLA) will present a Consumer Forum o…
Yakima Valley Diaries and EPA to Improve Water Quality
Dairy operators in the Yakima Valley have reached an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency to improve water quality in their community.
The agreement provides for long-term certainty for the dairy operators and strong, enforceable measures to protect groundwater...
FOLLIES RETURN TO YAKIMA IN 2013
Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the return of “The Follies” to center stage at the Capitol Theatre on March 2, 2013.  The Follies is a Broadway style show and fundraiser designed to showcase local community and hospital talent...
More Wildfires in Yakima and Kittitas Counties
Nearly a thousand boots are on the ground fighting fires scattered across Yakima and Kittitas Counties. At this time, the largest one is only 10 percent contained. Poor air quality and heavy smoke is making life in Ellensburg a challenge...
Whooping Cough Cases Top 3000 in Washington State
If you haven't got your T-Dap shot yet, the State Health Department is urging you to go and get that done. The number of whooping cough cases in Washington this year has topped three thousand. This time last year, there were only about 200 cases...
Drinking Wine Is Good For You! In Moderation.
Yakima Valley Wineries are celebrating a new study that finds those who drink in moderation - no more than 14 drinks a week and no more than three a day for women and four a day for men - have better overall scores than those who abstain completely...

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