Tourism is a big industry for Yakima County. Travelers in 2013 spent $359 million in the county, which is up 4.7 percent since 2008 when the national economy entered a recession. Yakima Valley Tourism Director John Cooper will be on The Mike Bastinelli Show today to talk about tourism as this is National Tourism Week.

Also today, Rabbi Aryeh Spero talks about the danger Jews are in Ukraine. Scenes reminiscent of pre-World War II. The rabbi will talk about the danger Jews are in.

New Vision, Yakima Counties Development Association, has topped its $1.9 million fundraising goal. New Vision President David McFadden will be on the show to talk about the campaign and what the money will be used for.

Listen today from 3 to 6  p.m. on AM 1280 and FM 99.3 Newstalk KIT.