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Is Yakima Synonymous With Violence?
Before I moved to Yakima I heard how violent and nasty it was. Once I moved here I found that it was actually quite pleasant and, with all the rolling hills and trees, more attractive than I had been led to believe. I was also told that the violence has subsided greatly from what it was 15-20 y…
Yakima Dealing With Rash of Homicides
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — When local ministers performed a Moment of Blessing ceremony after two women were fatally shot in downtown Yakima two weeks ago, the Rev. Ken Jones thought it would be some time before another such ceremony was needed...
Volunteers Needed For Dozer Day 2016
When I was a kid I played with Tonka trucks. If Dozer Day was around then I would have been in heaven! It wasn't around in 1969, but it's here now, back at State Fair Park this Saturday and Sunday (March 19-20). It's an annual event full of family fun sponsored by the Central Washington Home Builder…
Which Yakima Valley High School Has The Best Logo? [POLL]
I love sports logos! It's probably because I've been a Los Angeles Rams fan since I could walk. I still own a replica Rams helmet with white horns. Former Rams halfback Fred Gerhrke created the first helmet logo in the NFL when he painted ram horns on the side of their helmets back in 1948…
Flood Warnings For Parts of Yakima and Kittitas Counties
Before you take off for work tomorrow you might want to make sure your regular route isn't flooded out. Due to flooding from snow melt and rain flowing down from the mountains the authorities have completely blocked off traffic to the intersection of Fruitvale Bl...

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