How're ya feelin'? I was born and raised right here in Yakima. Though I moved away for about 10 years I found my way back and glad I did. I love to cheerlead new restaurants and businesses coming to town. Also a fan of craft beer, being we live in the hop capital of the world. #ShopLocal #DrinkLocal I have three amazing kids, love breakfast cereal and am a huge retro gamer. I love new video games, too, but have a deep appreciation for the classics on systems like NES and Sega Genesis.
Get Your Free Covid-19 At-Home Test Kits NOW!
The slated date to claim these was going to be January 19 but after a peek at the USPS website, you can claim them right now! Don't wait on these, they'll ship them right to your door and they're free!
Claim Your Free School Meals for Yakima School District’s Remote Learning Week
With remote learning coming back to the Yakima School District this week, it's also the return of the free meals program. If you'd like to claim 5 breakfasts and 5 lunches per child for this week you'll need to sign up to claim them. The Yakima School District website has a sign-up form where you'll type in your child's name, school ID, and how many students will need meals in your home... Read M
Yakima Public Schools Going Back to Online Learning Next Week
As confirmed by Wilson Middle School, the Yakima School District is going back to online learning for all children in the Yakima School District for a limited time.
11 Impossible ‘Would You Rather’ Questions about Yakima
You've seen those 'would you rather' questions online and in books. Questions that have you think hard about having to choose between one scenario or another. We thought we might make it fun and base these questions about our beloved town. Ask your friends these or answer these for yourself and share your answers on social media...
Can’t Go to Leavenworth? Bring Leavenworth to You in this YouTube Live Webcam
Leavenworth, Washington is one of the most picturesque towns in our state. Walking around Leavenworth, especially around Christmas time, is like walking through one of those mini Christmas display towns your grandma has on her mantle. It's a bit of a process to get to that town without many convenient roads to go straight there. If you can't attend and want to see the town for yourself you can be
Gas Station TV Annoying? Use This Hack to Turn Off the Volume
We've all been there. You've had a crummy day at work, someone cut you off in traffic and, you look down, and notice you're almost out of gas. As you pull up to a gas station and start pumping your fuel this little TV turns on full of rainbows and sunshine telling you about some exclusive offer or why you shouldn't be so down on yourself...
The Zombie Dog is a Twist on the Cheese Zombie I’ve Been Waiting For
If you grew up in Yakima, especially in the public schools, I'm sure you don't need me to tell you what a Cheese Zombie is. It's a cheese sandwich like no other. Tons of cheese in the middle of doughy baked bread. It's comfort food, it warms you to the soul, it's a trip down nostalgia lane and it just tastes great...
Toys R Us is Back in Yakima… Kinda
Since the late 90's, Toys R Us was the ultimate store to go to for all your Christmas shopping for kids of all ages, including grown up kids like myself. It was a sad day in America when Toys R Us decided to close but not all is lost. There are pop-up locations for Toys R Us sprinkled throughout the US, including one right here in Yakima.
Get Your Free At-Home Covid Tests for Families in Yakima
Covid tests are done in several places around the Yakima valley. Often time you need to make an appointment or stand in line for a long time. Other times you can simply walk into a drug store and purchase an at-home kit for a good sum of money (almost $30 for two test kits) for the rapid test but sometimes it's the best way. The state of Washington is offering these at-home test kids for covid fre
Hogback Basically Confirms Chipotle is Coming Back to Yakima
Yakima had a Chipotle Mexican Grill... once. It didn't last too long, closing in 2018. It was a sad day for many as so many in town were a fan of Chipotle and their menu selections and fast, casual experience at their restaurant. Fans have been wanting it to return and, as it turns out, that's exactly what looks like will happen...