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A Small City's Quest for A Walkable Downtown
The city of Yakima, Washington, is exploring ideas to convert two large surface parking lots occupying valuable land in the city's downtown core into a pedestrian friendly district.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Yakima Canyon lodge adds cush to cold-weather fly-fishing
By the time my winter-numbed brain turns to trout fishing in the spring, the Yakima River is usually blown out by spring runoff, which means waiting until things dry out a bit later in the year.
Judge in Seattle allows coal train case to proceed
Seven environmental groups sued BNSF last summer, alleging it violated federal law by allowing coal dust, coal chunks and other pollutants to spill into protected waterways from open-top railcars.
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A woman accused of taking a pickup truck with two small children inside from a Federal Way parking lot has been charged with kidnapping and car theft.
Senate hearing on Eastern Washington federal judge
Salvador Mendoza Jr. of Kennewick was nominated to replace Lonny Suko , a federal judge in Yakima who went on senior status last year.
The News Tribune
American: The kokanee action has been fair, with some fish being caught. Look for the fish to be holding 15-25 feet deep.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Deported immigrants protest, seek to rejoin families
Three years ago, Dolores Lara was stopped by Yakima police on suspicion of DUI, jailed and turned over to immigration authorities, who deported him to his native Mexico.
Teen attends dad's funeral, then plays in big game
A teen who says her father taught her how to play basketball attended his funeral and helped lead her Chehalis, Wash., high school team to a prep girls' basketball state championship - all in the same day.
School administrators work to stop kids from skipping class
KIMA is tracking how many kids are skipping school across the Yakima Valley. We learned thousands are ditching class.
Truck plows into Yakima sub shop
A truck plowed into a sub shop on Nob Hill Boulevard this morning, sending bricks flying.
InfoSnap Integrated With Skyward Helps Yakima School District 7...
Yakima School District 7 in Yakima, WA, required accurate and up-to-date information for all students before the first day of school and maintaining a complete collection of students' medical history was imperative in their pursuit for a customized, secure, and integrated online solution.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Military identifies Soldier who died at Yakima Army Training Center
Last week a Soldier died at the Army's Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington; he has been identified by the military as Master Sgt.
Ballard HS musicians selected for concerts
Ballard High School soprano Julia Quandt, tenor Elijah Kirk, altos Alia Collins-Friedrichs and Aisha Carpenter and violinist Tara Snevoll were among the music students from across Washington state selected to participate in the 2014 WMEA/WIAA All-State performing groups.
Local filmmaker's documentary gets national attention
A Yakima medical student's documentary is getting national attention. The film is about a group's attempt to climb the world's second highest peak, K2.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The News Tribune
Poor scores at school draw state intervention
Stewart Middle School in Tacoma was one of four schools in all of Washington singled out last week for state intervention, based on its insufficient progress on state tests.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Yakima Training Center incident leaves 1 Soldier dead
The unnamed Soldier died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound according to Jack Hawkins, coroner for Yakima County, Yakima Wash.
Man Accused Of Setting Woman On Fire
Police say a man doused a woman with a flammable liquid and set her on fire during an argument Thursday at an apartment in Yakima.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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Bisset Singers bring choral festival to Cranbrook
Cranbrook's Bisset Singers, who have been members of the festival for six years, were invited to host the festival in 2014.
Local church offering ashes, prayers for Ash Wednesday
They were called "ashes to go." Saint Timothy's Episcopal Church made stops to busy spots around Yakima Wednesday, offering prayers and ashes for Ash Wednesday.