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Five Marijuana Stores To Open In Yakima

Yakima County would get 14 retail outlets for recreational marijuana under newly issued rules from the Washington State Liquor Control Board.

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Flash Food Warning In Effect This Afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for central Yakima County, in effect until 3:30 this afternoon.

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County Struggling Slowing Gangs

Two men are in custody accused of three drive-by shootings on Sunday that investigators believe may be gang related.

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Briefs: HVAC Businesses busy, Jail Agreement

  • Businesses that fix air conditioning units and heat pumps are busy in the valley this week with upgrades and repairs as people want to stay cool in the hot weather.

    Casey Thaxton is the owner of Yakima's Comfort Pros Heating and Air Conditioning who says his phone started ringing at 5:00 a.m.

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    National and State Recognition for Memorial’s Diabetes Education

    Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the expansion of its diabetes education programs. The Washington State Attorney General’s office awarded Memorial a grant in the amount of $202,800. The money comes from a consumer protection settlement with GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceuticals.

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    Yakima County Gang Court Running Short on Funds

    Yakima County Gang Court, while making an impact on the community is running short of funding. And that is hampering the programs’ ability to turn more lives around says County Court Consultant Harold Dehlia

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    Simulated Emergency Exercise be to Held at Zillah School Today

    The Zillah School District, along with the City of Zillah and the emergency response community will participate in a Full Scale Exercise simulating an armed intruder in the building.

    The exercise will run From 10:00 a

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    Yakima’s New Vision Looking to Attract Skilled Workers to the Yakima Valley

    Yakima County's development association, New Vision, is trying to attract skilled employees to the valley. It is an effort they say is needed, with an increased demand in technical and professional jobs

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    Yakima Dispute Resolution Center Helps to Resolve Neighborhood and Family Dispute

    Matt Fairbank has settled a lot of disputes in the Yakima Valley. Fairbank is The Executive Director of The Dispute Resolution Center of Yakima and Kittitas counties. Fairbank says the center handles everything from simple neighborhood problems to family disputes and he says they have been very successful with an 85 to 90 percent success rate

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    Politics in Your Future? You Still Have a Chance to File

    If you missed candidate filing period last week you still have a chance to run for office in August. Yakima County Elections Manager Kathy Fisher says no one filed for 16 different positions that range from city and county councils to sewer and fire district positions

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