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Poor Air Quality to Continue Thru The Weekend
A breeze is blowing through the valley today clearing a lot of the smoke that caused breathing problems and forced the cancellation of football games and the SunFair parade. But Dave Caprilie , the director of the Yakima Clean Air Authority says it's a short lived relief because stagnant condit…
Smokey Haze Forces Cancellation of 51st Annual Sunfair Parade
Haze from the nearby wildfires blankets the valley and that hazed forced the cancellation of the 51st annual Sunfair Parade. Parade organizers say it just wasn't smart to hold the parade in such conditions. Officials say participants started withdrawing from the parade because of the smokey haz…
Stage 1 Burn Ban In Affect
A Stage 1 Burn Ban has been declared for both the Upper and Lower Yakima County areas, to remain in place until 7:00 p.m. Friday, February 17, 2012.  This burn ban has been called due to poor ventilation, dispersion and a low level inversion for the Yakima Valley...
Toppenish Owes $13,000 To Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority
Toppenish owes about 13 thousand dollars to the Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority..that's an estimate by a spokesman from the agency....last week a county judge ruled the city must pay annual fees to the clean air agency...apparently the city halted payments five years ago because the c…