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Fatal birth defect again found at high rate in south-central Washington
Yakima, Benton and Franklin counties together logged seven cases of the rare birth defect anencephaly in 2013, the fourth year of unusually high numbers of cases, the state Department of Health reported this week.
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Puzzling Rare Birth Defects In Eastern Washington
The state Health Department is trying to find the cause of an unusually high number of rare birth defects in south-central Washington.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Public comment open on Yakima's shoreline plan
A program to manage 1,700 acres of shoreline within Yakima's city limits is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology.
Hundreds of Yakima teens turn out at annual summer job fair
Teenagers hoping to land work this summer turned out in droves at a Yakima job fair.
Gov. Inslee appoints new judge to Yakima Superior Court
Gayle Harthcock, seen here in a file image from 2009, has been chosen as the newest judge for Yakima County Superior Court.
Attorneys present closing arguments in Yakima Diocese sex abuse trial
Attorneys for both sides made their final pitch in a sex abuse case against the Yakima Diocese.
Yakima Canyon double murder trial could be delayed
The trial of two suspects in a double murder in Yakima Canyon could be delayed. Marcos Gallegos and Heriberto Villa were set for trial in two weeks, but attorneys might not be ready.
Survey: Almost half of Yakima residents don't feel safe at night
There's more national publicity for Yakima. First, we heard we were America's fourth fattest city.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
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best new washington wines seattle magazine chardonnays
The backlash against Chardonnay-summed up by the "ABC" trend among wine drinkers and the result of one too many characterless butter bombs as Chardonnay's popularity rose in the '90s-is currently in the midst of its own backlash, as that fickle pendulum of wine fashion swings back toward this noble white grape.
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Washington-based manufacturer eyes entry into COE truck market
Left holding a dual-steer street sweeper chassis design following the closure of a customer about 2 ½ years ago, Gary Jones and his team debated what to do.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
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.
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."