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California Expecting Some Drought Relief, Columbia Basin Project Moves Forward

  • California producers can expect precipitation levels to improve this winter but not enough to reverse the ongoing historic drought conditions.

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Get Out the Vote! Today Is Election Day!

Thousands of registered voters across the U.S. are turning in their voting ballots today. This is your friendly reminder to turn in your ballot by 8 tonight, or have your envelope postmarked for today

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A Sneak Peek Inside the New ‘Tieton Cider Works’ Cider Bar

Next to Elks Park on Hathaway in Yakima is the location for the new cider bar for Tieton Cider Works. They had a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday. I just had to make a casual appearance to check out the location and see what they had on tap, figuratively and literally. Here's what I saw.

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Photo by Tammy From Speakeasy
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Toys for Tots Bike Run Is This Sunday

The annual Toys for Tots Bike Run is going down this Sunday in Yakima. We will be kicking it off at the Albertsons parking lot on 16th Avenue at 1 p.m.!

Please bring a new, unwrapped toy that day -- or stop by the radio station, 4010
Summitview, and make sure Kelly West gets the toy!

Toys for Tots has been around since 1947

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Paul Rodriguez Tells 107.3 KFFM Why He Loves Yakima, Picking Apples in Washington and More! [LISTEN]

Comedian, actor and all-around swell guy Paul Rodriguez called me this afternoon to chat for a while. I was looking forward to his call as he's going to be live in Yakima at the Capitol Theatre this Saturday, Nov.1, with the Latin Kings of Comedy tour. We talked about how he's not supposed to be using his pool since California is under orders to conserve water, how 'Ebola' sounds too friendly and his memories of picking apples in Washington state. Here's the entire interview, unedited!

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My Wife Brought Three Bags to Work Today. Guess What’s In the Hawaiian Bag

My wife came with me to work for a little bit this morning, but needed three bags. Not just her purse or anything, but it looked as if she were set to go on a weeklong vacation. Take a wild guess as to what you think is in that beige Hawaiian bag. You might be surprised.

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The Ike Players Present ‘Our Town’ on Nov. 13-15

The Ike Players are doing their presentation of 'Our Town' on Nov.13-14 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. This unique play is performed without sets or props. It's worth attending.
Our Town is a 1938 three-act play by American playwright Thornton Wilder

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Westside Pizza is Coming to Yakima

Driving down 72nd between Summitview Avenue and Tieton Drive, I noticed a sign I've never seen before. It said that there was a place called Westside Pizza. It's not open yet, but here's what you can expect.

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Hop-Flavored Lollipops Coming Soon from Yakima Hop Candy

In recent years, the hop industry has really taken off on a local level. I mean, we've always had a huge hop industry as the Yakima Valley accounts for 75 percent of the U.S. hop crop, but it's gained a much higher local profile with new breweries like Yakima Craft and Bale Breaker popping up.

Can you do more than just make beer with hops, though? Apparently, the answer is, "Yes!"

Introducing LolliHOPS from Yakima Hop Candy. Yes, it's a hop-flavored lollipop and you can help these become a reality.

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Selah Intermediate School Wins the 107.3 KFFM Takeover

Congratulations have to go to Selah Intermediate School. They raised the most food and donations in the recently completed 10 Deeds in 10 Days food and cash drive. In return, they will take over our radio station for one full day.

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Gamers Raised $5.1 Million During Extra Life Gaming Marathon

This past weekend was the Extra Life video game marathon.

It gave gamers a chance to play video games for 24 hours straight, requesting donations for the good of the cause. Players chose the local children's charity of their choice and started playing. This year, the national total came to $5,102,500.90!

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Sharing the Harvest In Yakima Valley Is an Excellent Project

Saturday morning at 11, magic happens with our local growers and charity -- here's how you can help:

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