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Three Things That Shock People About Yakima
If it's happened once it's happened a hundred times. The moment when someone discovers that I live in Yakima and begins asking questions like 'Is everyone in a gang'? I'll sigh and say, no, not everyone. It's strange that perceptions are a reality for people and until t…
More Women Embrace Beer
A toast to the ladies who are apparently making lots of toasts on their own! This latest update from here in Hops Country - Women are increasingly embracing beer.
For perspective, according to the Gender Pint Gap report, while the percentage of women drinking beer is up double digits, still, just one…
Hop Growers Report Another Strong Year
MOXEE — With the popularity of craft beers continuing to soar, U.S. hop growers -- more than 75 percent of whom are in the Yakima Valley -- are reporting another strong year.
This year's harvest was 87.1 million pounds, an 8.3 million-pound increase from last year, according to a USDA…
The 71 Best Things About Living In Yakima
Some folks from the Westside and in the Tri-Cities have unfairly ripped into the Yakima Valley and we think it's a pretty damn awesome place to live. So we compiled our list (with help from our listeners) of the 71 best things about living here:
#1...
Washington Growers Produce Record Crop
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Despite drought and a heat wave this summer, Washington growers produced a record 59.4 million pounds of hops this year.
Much of the 6 percent boost in production came from an 11 percent increase in acreage. But...
Papa John’s Making Changes; Hops Production Increases
Papa John’s International announced the pizza chain will begin using chicken products that have been raised without human or animal antibiotics by next summer. The Louisville, Kentucky based company said it’s working with its suppliers to make sure the chicken it buys…

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