Yakima River Canyon gives transitory home to American white pelicans
The Yakima River Canyon is a gorgeous place, particularly in spring, When I'm driving in east-central Washington, I always try to get off Interstate 82 and take S.R. 821 through the canyon.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
FirstFruits adds produce export salesperson
FirstFruits Marketing, Yakima, Wash., hired Jose Armando Munguia as a produce export salesperson.
Central Washington State Fair announces theme
The annual Central Washington State Fair elicits all kinds of emotions and plays on all of the senses.
Local stores' remedy to liquor theft
The side effect of the two-year-old liquor privatization law continues to plague some businesses.
Grandview school gives feedback to Common Core field testing
It's the standard schools in Washington state will implement next school year. The Common Core standards.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Service dog exemption to Yakima pit bull ban - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 PST
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
How to host a free crafting party at Michael's
Michael's craft store's all have a classroom space in-store, that they use to teach courses.
Yard sale to benefit Relay for Life
If you'd like to contribute to the fight against cancer, you can do it by taking part in a yard sale to benefit Relay for Life.
Yakima police react to year's 3rd deadly officer-involved shooting
We now know who was involved in the officer-involved shooting over the weekend. Rolando Villanueva was shot to death Saturday night during a police chase along Interstate 82. KIMA learned Villanueva mentioned in the past the idea of a "suicide by cop."
County giving funds to Yakima for mill site redevelopment
Yakima County will invest $1.8 million to help the city of Yakima redevelop the old mill site.
YVCC spending millions in reserve funds on new equipment
Yakima Valley Community College is dipping into its reserves. It's spending $2.5 million on new equipment and furniture.
Commercial Structure Fire This Morning on Nob Hill BLVD
Local area Firefighters responded to a reported structure fire at the 700 Block East Nob Hill BLVD.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Dave Shorett | Yakima River management deserves blue ribbon
The Yakima River drainage is becoming a testament to good fisheries management. Gradually, the Yakima River has improved so much since becoming a no-stock catch-and-release fishery above Rosa Dam that it truly deserves to be called a Blue-Ribbon stream.
Pink Lady Joins Everfresh Premier Varietals
Everfresh Premier Varietals line of all-natural apple juices welcomes a new flavor: Pink Lady.
Minister Aglukkaq Announces Support to Help put Students on Ice - Program supports youth and Aboriginal leadership and fosters understanding and respect for the Arctic - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA Minister Aglukkaq Announces Support to Help put Students on Ice - Program supports youth and Aboriginal leadership and fosters ... (more)
Ex-foster child sues DSHS, alleging long list of horrors
A 20-year-old Tacoma woman who contends she was subjected to an odyssey of horror as a foster child has sued the state of Washington for $5 million.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
National Parks Traveler
Stay Hydrated With A National Parks Traveler Water Bottle
Summer's on the way, and more and more units of the National Park System are adding water filling stations , so head to the parks with a water bottle from National Parks Traveler .
Car chase ends in third deadly YPD officer-involved shooting this year
YAKIMA POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE: On 4/12/2014 at about 2305 hours a Yakima Police Department patrol sergeant observed a vehicle being operated recklessly on S. Fair Ave. The sergeant initiated a traffic stop of the vehicle and it pulled into a driveway of a residence in the 500 blk.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Hundreds of volunteers at 'Graffiti Be Gone' cleanup
"To help Yakima," said Layla. That's why all these people and little Layla came out to the Graffiti Be Gone cleanup.
Judge in Yakima, Wash., blocks release of sex offender information
A woman from south-central Washington said she's not giving up her court fight after judges in three counties blocked the release of information about low-level sex offenders under the state's Public Records Act.