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Yakima, Washington is located in Yakima County. Zip codes in Yakima, WA include 98908, 98902, and 98909. The median home price in Yakima is $160,000 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Yakima information.

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Local news for Yakima, WA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

18 hrs ago | KVEW-TV Kennewick

Booming Wine Industry will Significantly Impact Economy in Coming Years

Numbers in acreage for vineyeards, production, jobs and wineries are skyrocketing; that will lead to a major impact on our economy in coming years, according to a recent study.

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22 hrs ago | KIMA

Stolen car parts on the rise

Yakima was proud to boast a drop in stolen cars, but now the number of people stealing car parts is on the rise.

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Tuesday | KIMA

Yakima, Kittitas Counties see lower jobless rate in June

The unemployment rate fell last month in Yakima and Kittitas Counties. The state Employment Security Department put Yakima County's jobless rate at 6.2 percent in June.

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Tuesday | KAPP-TV Yakima

Veterans Town Hall Meeting Wednesday in Yakima

Yakima County: The Governor's Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee will be holding a Veterans Town Hall on Wednesday, July 23 from 10:00 am noon at VFW Post 379, 118 S. 5th Avenue in Yakima, WA.

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Tuesday | KIMA

Police arrest man for firing rifle at neighbor

A Yakima man is now under arrest after allegedly firing a rifle at his neighbor Monday night.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Salvation Army collecting school supplies for kids in need

Members of the public may donate new or gently used school supplies to any of the following locations: Key Bank, Sterling Bank, Yakima Federal Savings, Bank Reale, Coldwell Banker Tomlinson Associated Brokers, Banner Bank, U.S. Bank, Columbia River Bank, Windermere Real Estate, Three Rivers Family Medicine, Shopko and Fred Meyer.

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KIMA

Washington wildfires delay bicyclists riding across country

The Washington fires forced a group of bicyclists to detour on their cross-country trek.

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KIMA

Yakima organizers want help with donations to wildfire victims

You can help organize donations for victims hit by the wildfires across the state.

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KIMA

Local firefighters sent to wildfires in the state

KIMA made some phone calls Sunday and found out local crews from Yakima County are being sent to the hotspots here in the state.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

3 to compete for Benton County assessor in Aug. 5 primary

Three Republicans are vying to be the next Benton County assessor, but voters can choose only two in the Aug. 5 primary to advance to the general election.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

13 candidates seek open House seat

A rare open U.S. House seat in central Washington has exposed deep divisions within the GOP, with Main Street Republicans pitted against archconservative candidates in the run-up to the Aug. 5 primary.

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HeraldNet

Creative plans to help Vaux's swifts

Vaux's swift is the smallest and most numerous of the swift species in Washington.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Wenatchee World

AppleSox sweep aside division-leading Pippins

They beat the West Coast League East division-leading Yakima Valley Pippins for the third straight time Saturday, 4-2 at Yakima County Stadium.

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KIMA

Yakima man dies after crashing motorcycle into minivan

At approximately 7:30pm on the evening of July 18, 2014 Yakima Police responded to the intersection of S. 10th Avenue and W. Viola Avenue for a car vs. motorcycle collision.

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KAPP-TV Yakima

Man on Motorcyle Dies after Colliding with Car

Police said Brandon Rossman was traveling westbound on W. Viola Ave. near S. 10th Ave at a high speed just after 7:30 p.m. last night.

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Wenatchee World

Fire south of Vantage burns three structures, 38,000 acres

No injuries have been reported. The fire was first spotted off I-90 in the area of Ryegrass, near the Yakima military training center, south of Vantage, the news release said.

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Bellingham Herald

Our Voice: 4th Congressional District: Dan Newhouse top choice

With a dozen candidates vying for the 4th Congressional District seat, voters have a difficult task narrowing the field and casting a single vote in the primary.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

KIMA

Former Yakima resident arrested on South Carolina child porn charges

A longtime Yakima resident is in jail in South Carolina on child pornography charges.

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Packer

Domex reports outstanding fruit quality

"Cherry harvest is progressing, and the fruit is beautiful, with excellent quality," said Dave Gleason, chief horticulturalist for Yakima, Wash.-based Domex.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Columbian

3 candidates bring diverse agendas to 14th Legislative District race

Occupation: CEO and general manager of Goldendale's Quality Inn & Suites, owner of several businesses, high school dance and cheerleading coach.

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