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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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5 hrs ago | The Columbian

Washington hops grower Haas also brews is own beers

Foam shoots from the lip of a freshly filled bottle of lager in the research brewery at John I. Haas.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

In this June 1, 2014, file photo, visitors hike through the snow at the trails that start from Mount Rainier's Paradise Visitor Center.

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KIMA

Yakima community helps organization after equipment stolen

After we ran a story Tuesday night about landscaping equipment being stolen from a Yakima organization, people in the community have stepped in to make up for the losses.

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KIMA

Jim & Alan take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Let's just say Alan and I were glad Tuesday was a warm day in Yakima. We got soaked taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

KIMA

Yakima man convicted of child rape asks for new trial

A paralegal found guilty on 13 charges of child rape has a new hearing in September.

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KIMA

Yakima Police want to buy eight license plate readers

Yakima Police want to get license plate readers in their arsenal once again. The department had a couple, but they haven't worked for years.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Eastern Washington wildfires down but not out

In Kittitas County about 1,000 people continue to work at the Snag Canyon and South Cle Elum Ridge fires, which together burned more 21 square miles.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KIMA

State results show school performance across Yakima County

A new report card is out for schools across Yakima County. Most in the Yakima School District are considered under-performing.

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The News Tribune

Washington hop-grower Haas also brews beers

"Ah yeah, look at that foam," says McDonald, the research brewer for the nation's largest hop supplier, which celebrated its 100th anniversary over the weekend.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

KIMA

Transit drivers across Washington compete in Yakima

Transit drivers across the state showed off their skills in Yakima Sunday. They were competing in the annual Washington State Public Transportation Rodeo.

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KIMA

List of priorities in Yakima drafted for next year

Yakima will be looking at a draft of state legislative and administrative priorities for next year.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Lack of project permits draws Yakima neighbors’ ire

About 4 feet deep, 40 feet wide and roughly 1,200 feet long, the hole dug by Borton Orchards is at the bottom of a steep hill and nearly reaches Turvey’s fence.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

KIMA

Apple farmers expecting record crops

This year's apple harvest is predicted to be a record breaker, but the big harvest has growers concerned about having enough workers to pick the apples.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Feds file brief against Yakima in ACLU voting district case

The brief was filed in response to a motion from the city of Yakima asking the judge to dismiss the case without a trial through summary judgment.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

KIMA

Department of Ecology moving to Union Gap

Another office is preparing to leave downtown Yakima. The Department of Ecology will move to Union Gap.

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KIMA

Leftover cash from underpass work; council to weigh spending options

Yakima is an unusual position after finishing up one of its major construction projects.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Man Attempts to Rob Yakima Rite Aid with a Gun, Demands Drugs via Note

Police are searching for a man suspected of attempting to rob Rite-Aid with a gun.

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KIMA

Yakima schools superintendent Beraza to retire next year

This morning, Friday, August 15, the Yakima School District Board of Directors accepted the Superintendent's formal notification of retirement effective the end of the 2014-15 school year.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

KIMA

Downtown Yakima businesses generating more sales tax revenue

Businesses in Downtown Yakima are generating more sales tax revenue. It rose eight percent over the first seven months of the year compared to the same period last year.

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KIMA

Yakima's city manager wants to expand police station

Yakima's city manager wants to expand the Yakima police station. It's an investment that could cost $100 million.

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