Yakima Newswire (Page 6)

Yakima Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Yakima, WA. (Page 6)

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  1. Internationally known horse trainer comes to Central Washington State FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | KIMA

    Mary Kitzmiller has been training horses all over the world for years. She's come to Yakima from Texas to show fairgoers a glimpse of her award-winning horse training and has been hosting demonstrations at the fair all week.

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  2. Randall Park gets nearly 400 new trees and shrubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | KIMA

    Employees from Triumph Actuation Systems of Yakima spent their day planting the new trees all over the park. The company gave the Yakima Parks and Recreation Department a grant to help cover the costs.

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  3. Olympic champion brings message of resilience to YakimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | KIMA

    An Olympic figure skater champion spoke in Yakima Wednesday at the opening of the Yakima Town Hall lecture series. Though many remember Scott Hamilton as the 1984 Olympic gold-medalist, bringing energy -- and back-flips -- to his performances, his journey wasn't without hurdles.

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  4. State court upholds convictions of two Yakima murderersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | KIMA

    Today, Division Three of the Court of Appeals affirmed the convictions of Terrek Tremain Corbin who is serving a sentence in prison of 58 years and 8 months. Mr. Corbin was convicted of first degree felony murder, second degree assault, and first degree burglary.

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  5. Changes to downtown parking aimed to improve customer accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | KIMA

    As part of an ongoing effort to improve customer access to parking in Downtown Yakima, parking time limits will be changed in several City-operated parking lots as of October 1st. The Yakima City Council approved the parking time limit changes after a study was conducted last fall by a nationally-recognized consulting firm.

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  6. Heritage University awarded $15k for student environmental programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | KIMA

    Heritage University is pleased to announce it has received a $15,000 grant from the Yakima Valley Community Foundation for its annual "People of the Big River Field Class." The grant will cover the cost of sending up to 20 college and high school students on a 1,500 mile journey through tribal lands in eastern Washington and Oregon next summer.

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  7. Two Yakima men sentenced for kidnapping of 15-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | KIMA

    Two men will serve several years in prison after they admitted kidnapping a 15-year-old girl in West Valley last year. Edwardo Diaz pleaded guilty to first-degree kidnapping and was sentenced to more than five years ... while Barajas-Guillen will serve four and a half years after pleading guilty to second-degree kidnapping and robbery.

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  8. New Central Wash. Fair exhibit takes you back millions of yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | KIMA

    The Central Washington State Fair is still going strong and has some new attractions this year. One in particular, the "Discover the Dinosaurs" exhibit, gives you the chance to take a look back in time.

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  9. YVCC and CWU receive $3.25 million in federal grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | KIMA

    Yakima Valley Community College and Central Washington University have been awarded a U.S. Department of Education Title V Developing Hispanic-Serving Institution Cooperative Grant titled "Finish What you Started" in the amount of nearly $650,000 per year for the next five years. Title V HSI funding is available to institutions that serve a high percentage of low-income students, have less than the national average of funding to spend per student, and whose student population is at least 25% Hispanic.

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  10. Garden Dance store to close; everything in store for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | KIMA

    For more than eight years, Garden Dance has been known as Yakima's fashion destination on the corner of Yakima Avenue and Front Street . At the end of this year, Michelle Wyles owner of Garden Dance, will retire and close her store.

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  11. Randall Park gets new trees and shrubs; planted by Triumph Acuation SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | KIMA

    More than 100 employees from Triumph Actuation Systems Yakima are expected to blanket Randall Park on Wednesday, September 30th to plant about 400 small trees and shrubs and 30 larger trees. Triumph Actuation systems Yakima has awarded the Yakima Parks and Recreation Division with a grant that will cover the cost of the shrubs and trees that will be planted by the volunteers.

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  12. Local aviation pioneer honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | KIMA

    Yakima aviation pioneer Charles McAllister received an award Saturday afternoon, nearly two decades after his death. McAllister's medal is for his service as a flight instructor in the Civil Air Patrol for their service during World War II.

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  13. Central Wash. fair features guests from South KoreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | KIMA

    One booth that stood out to us on the first day of the Central Washington State Fair is put on by people who traveled over 5,000 miles to be here. The booth not only teaches you about green tea, but also gives you a lot of insight on the culture of South Korea.

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  14. 'Three-tenths' criminal justice funding up for voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | KIMA

    The criminal justice three-tenths of one percent sales tax is up for voter approval this upcoming general election. In 2009, voters approved the measure by nearly 80 percent, extending it through 2016 to provide funds to make improvements to public safety and criminal justice services, and to hire county and city law enforcement officers.

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  15. Man accused of leading police on chase through Union Gap appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | KIMA

    Yakima police arrested a man Thursday night after they say he led them on a chase through Union Gap in a stolen vehicle. Court records say several other cars were hit and a police car was struck.

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  16. Walmart employee accused of photographing boy in bathroom stallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | KIMA

    A Yakima man accused of photographing a child in a bathroom stall at a Walmart store appeared in court Friday morning. Court documents say 20-year-old Forrest Seward admitted to putting his cellphone above a stall in the men's bathroom at the Walmart located on Nob Hill Blvd, and then taking pictures.

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  17. Summer violent crime similar to 2014 in Yakima, but homicides upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | KIMA

    Now that it's officially fall, we wanted to know just how busy of a summer it was with crime. We pulled the numbers to see how this summer compared to years' past.

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  18. Yakima man sentenced to 15 years for carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | KIMA

    UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE -- Today, Michael C. Ormsby, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Samuel Luis Gutierrez, age 33, was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. According to information disclosed during court proceedings, on November 10, 2014, at approximately 5:34 p.m., a female parked her vehicle at the Harmon Senior Center located in Yakima, Washington.

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  19. Local Yoga group looking for new place to host free classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | KIMA

    The Yoga Collective of Yakima has been using an empty building downtown for free classes ... But the owner has found a permanent tenant for the space starting next month. The group is looking for a large downtown building with an owner who is willing to be flexible on pricing.

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  20. 'Eric Burdon and the Animals' band replace 'Three Dog Night' at 2015 fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | KIMA

    The legendary 60's pop band The Animals, with lead vocalist Eric Burden have been signed by to perform on Saturday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m at the Central Washington State Fair. The group fills the void left when Three Dog Night had to cancel their Fair appearance on that day due to an injury with a band member.

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