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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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29 min ago | Mukilteo Tribune

Snohomish could sex long-term inmates to Yakima

The city is readying an agreement with the Yakima County Jail to house inmates there at a cheaper rate than what the Snohomish County Jail will charge next year. The Snohomish City Council unanimously approved the deal on Aug. 19. City manager Larry Bauman told the Tribune that the deal was sent to Yakima's County Council for approval.

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4 hrs ago | KIMA

Daniel Blizzard found guilty of murder in death of Yakima real estate agent

A Yakima County jury has found Daniel Blizzard guilty of murder in the death of a local real estate agent. Prosecutors said Blizzard hired Luis Gomez-Monges to attack Vern Holbrook at a home in Cowiche last year.

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9 hrs ago | Packer

Borton Fruit partners with Birko on food safety

Grower-shipper Borton Fruit now uses equipment and products from Birko as part of its overall food safety system for its apple, pear and cherry operation in Yakima, Wash. Birko also provided sanitation training for Borton Fruit staff, according to a news release from the Henderson, Colo., food safety company.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

KIMA

Yakima police don't plan on buying body cameras any time soon

Equipping cops with cameras is an issue that's come to light recently. Especially after last month's shooting of an unarmed teenager in Missouri.

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KIMA

Two Yakima County men arrested in Oregon with $12K in marijuana

Two Washington men were arrested early Sunday morning during an Oregon State Police traffic stop when a trooper found over 5 pounds of marijuana concealed in their vehicle on Interstate 5 north of Medford. OSP Drug Enforcement Section is continuing the investigation.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

KIMA

North First Street revitalization designs to be presented

New designs for the North First Street Revitalization Project will be presented to the Yakima City Council this week. There will be three different options of what the project could look like.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

HeraldNet

29 children now thought to have resurgent D68 virus

The number of Washington children suspected of having a respiratory virus that is sweeping the nation has increased to 29, including children from Snohomish and Island counties, state Department of Health officials said Friday. Kids from King, Grant, Chelan and Whatcom counties and the cities of Yakima and Spokane are being tested to see if they have enterovirus D68 , said Kelly Stowe, a Department of Health spokeswoman.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

KIMA

La Salle High School celebrates new gym

La Salle High School in Union Gap celebrated mass with the opening of its new gym Thursday. Students had to play sports on different campuses until now.

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KIMA

'Uncommon' respiratory illness suspected in Yakima child

Public health officials in King County are investigating whether patients being treated at Seattle Children's Hospital have a severe respiratory illness that has sickened hundreds of children nationwide. Health officials said Thursday that additional testing by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will confirm whether it is enterovirus 68, an uncommon strain of a common family of viruses that typically hit from summer through fall.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Yakima city clerk fired for misusing work computer

Yakima Municipal Court clerk Sarah Matheny has been fired for using her work computer to look up driving records and background on other candidates in her race for the job of Yakima County clerk. City Manager Tony O'Rourke says he fired Matheny on Monday and asked for an investigation by the state attorney general's office to ensure the security of the electoral process.

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KIMA

OIC helps homeless Yakima student chart a new path

More than 500 teenagers don't have a place to go home to every night, right here in Yakima County. We met one of the young homeless back in February.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

KIMA

Yakima School District's Superintendent speaks about her retirement

Yakima School District's Superintendent speaks with KIMA about her retirement for the first time. The district's top educator announced she will step down after this school year.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

KIMA

Seven face charges in Yakima massage parlor sting

Massage parlors busted for not having a license could have their businesses shut down. YPD raided the operations over the weekend.

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KIMA

Yakima realtor's former daughter-in-law testifies in murder trial

A star witness for the prosecution in the Daniel Blizzard murder trial took the stand today. Blizzard's former girlfriend Jill Taylor took the stand at 4 p.m. Monday.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

KIMA

Yakima youth organization trying to rebuild

The Yakima Chapter of DeMolay held a formal ceremony Sunday for its four active members. The chapter is trying to rebuild after disappearing for three years.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

US House race in Washington lacks a Democrat

For the first time in state history, the general election for a U.S. House seat features two Republicans and no Democrat. That's because the two Republicans in the 4th Congressional District received the most votes in the August primary under the state's system in which the top two vote-getters advance, regardless of party.

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Passing of the Apple Gavel: New USApple Officers and Board Members Seated

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 2 -- The U.S. Apple Association issued the following news release: The official apple gavel was passed from 2013/14 U.S. Apple Association Chairman Chris Britton to incoming chairman Mark Nicholson at the association's annual Apple Crop Outlook and Marketing Conference in Chicago, IL.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

KIMA

Rotary building new playground at Union Gospel Mission shelter

Kids in crisis will soon have a new place to play. The Downtown Yakima Rotary Club is building a playground at the Union Gospel Mission on N. 1st Street.

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The Spokesman-Review

All Freeman schools to unite under Scottie mascot - Sat, 06 Sep 2014 PST

This year, the Freeman School District is unifying its mascots. All of the schools will be Scotties, the high school's mascot since it opened in 1955.

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KIMA

Sunnyside hospital taking over local hearing & speech center

A local hearing and speech center is getting a new lease on life. Sunnyside Community Hospital is acquiring the financially troubled facility.

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