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Yakima Valley Major Draw for National Travel Writers

The tourism season is on in the Yakima Valley and John Cooper says the valley is a big weekend destination for a lot of people from the west side of the state.

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Agricultural Investment Provides Great Boost, Bigger Horses on Tourist Ranches

  • Studies have shown that every dollar invested in agricultural research returns $20 to the economy.

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Yakima Named as One of America’s “Coolest Desert Towns” by Travel and Leisure Magazine

 

Travel and Leisure's online edition singles out Yakima as one of our country's best desert destinations.

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Windows Alive Program Taking Applications

The city of Yakima is looking for artists to contribute to the "Windows Alive" program that is designed to beautify vacant buildings in downtown Yakima.

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State Tourism Agency Could Get Financial Help

After eliminating the state tourism office in 2011, Washington lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow those in the private sector to pick up the slack.

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Wineries Getting Creative to Bring in Tourists

Washington Wine Country has partnered with Hertz Rent-A-Car Company to make it easier for visitors flying into the valley to enjoy area wineries.

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Public Workshops Will Help Shape Chinook Scenic Byway

The public is being asked to help guide the future of recreation, tourism and stewardship along state route 410 known as the Chinook Scenic Byway. The Chinook Scenic Byway runs from Naches to Enumclaw and is often considered one of Washington State’s most beautiful drives and a great place for recreation.

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Hundreds Joined in on Celebrating Union Gap’s Old Town Days

Hundreds of people discovered a lot of fun in downtown Union Gap during Old Town Days Saturday and Sunday. The event included a civil war reenactment and a parade on Saturday morning. This year, organizers moved the event to Fullbright park and combined it with the reenactment

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A Busy Memorial Day Weekend Kicks Off the Summer for Yakima Valley

People typically come to the Yakima Valley for the sunshine, but lately the weather seems to be resembling the west side of the state. However, that did not stop people from enjoying their holiday

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Yakima Valley Trolleys Association Developing Plans to Restore Trolley Line

The Yakima Valley Trolley Association is making moves to develop and restore the trolley line.

Volunteers hosted their first fundraiser Saturday. Their goal? to raise as much money as they can.

they are opening the line to Selah within the next month and all proceeds from Saturday's event go towards the project

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