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Fighting in Afghanistan Claims Life of Former Valley Man
Family and friends are mourning the loss of a U.S. Army soldier born and raised in Selah, who was killed in action earlier this week.
Capt. Aaron Blanchard graduated from Selah High School in 1999 and grew up in the Yakima Valley.
"Aaron loved the army and he was doing what he loved to do,&am…
Yakima Valley Tourism Welcomes Visitors to Wine and Ag Country
Welcome to the tourism season in the Yakima Valley. It is an industry that brings in millions of dollars and employs thousands of people in the Yakima County. Katie Heaverlo is Director of Tourism for the Yakima Valley Visitors and Convention Bureau who says besides the wine and sunshine visitors co…
Organic Farms Growing Large in Yakima County
Yakima County has more organic farms than any other area of the state. A report from Washington State University said Yakima County has more than 90. There are 3,500 traditional farms in Yakima County.
Farmers said the dry climate helps fight certain diseases and makes it easier to grow organically..…
Stage 2 Burn Ban in Issued for The Yakima Valley
The Yakima Regional Clean Air Agency has issued a stage 2 burn ban for both the Upper and Lower Yakima Valley.
Officials said they called for the ban because of poor ventilation, dispersion and a low level inversion for the valley.
During a Stage 2 Burn Ban:
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Yakima Woman to be Featured on Brides of Beverly Hills
A Yakima woman will be featured in an upcoming episode of Brides of Beverly Hills on the TLC network. Belle Sinsel taped the show earlier this year. The former actress is already married and was looking to renew her vows with her husband Brad when she was asked to be on the show and while on the sho…

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