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Was There Ever a ‘Banana Plane’ That Would Fly into Yakima?

Either it's a fragment of our memories or the Mandala Effect is coming back, but does anyone remember a yellow airplane with a Chiquita logo on the tail?

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Franklin Pool is Open for Summer and Yakima Transit Will Get You a Free Ride to the Pool

A staple tradition in the Yakima Valley is a dip in Franklin Pool on Tieton Drive during the hot summer months. Yakima Transit is a way many will get to the pool, so they teamed up to get you a free ride on the bus with paid admission to Franklin Pool.

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Will Yakima Residents Revolt If The City Council Tags An Extra $19 In Car Tab Fees?

I just renewed my car tabs in March, and if my memory serves me correctly, I ended up paying about $45. YIKES!

Now the Yakima City Council wants to add an additional $19 to your car tab license fees. My wallet just croaked.

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Facebook: Reesha On The Radio
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Does Yakima Have A Modeling Agency? Here’s 3 Categories We Need ASAP

Yesterday, I went to the mall searching for a dress to wear to an "all white" event I'm going to next week in Los Angeles. While my daughter and I were out shopping, we went inside the Gymboree store, where apparently, everything was $12...

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Several Lucky Yakima Residents Chosen To Be Part Of Global Art Project

Last month, I heard about a Yakima photo exhibit that was searching for models. This was no ordinary "audition," this was a project spearheaded by the I Heart Yakima organization, and it was touted as a unique way to show your love for the city...

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Yakima Schools Provide Free Meals During Summer Vacation

Even though your kids aren't in school anymore, it's a good feeling to know that your children can still get free breakfast and lunch throughout summer.

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What Can You Do in Yakima When You Can’t Go Anywhere This Summer?

A few days ago my daughter shattered her top four teeth and probably caused more damage and trauma than we can see. She's on doctor's orders not, basically, not do all the things a typical 10-year-old loves to do this summer. No going to the park to play, no swimming, no bike riding -- nothing that involves activity until her teeth heal. That doesn't leave us a lot of options for what to do this summer.

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Townsquare Media / Kelly West
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Weird Things In Yakima Parking Lots — What Have You Seen?

I as driving home pretty late Thursday night after an amazing Downtown Summer Nights. I stopped by the AM/PM (since it is the only thing open that late) to get some Cheetos. I went in the parking lot right by Joel's Tires and I saw this wheelchair.

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Union Gap’s Old Town Days Brings History to Life This Weekend

UNION GAP -- A wagonload of history and family activities rolls into town this weekend (June 17-18) as Union Gap celebrates Old Town Days.

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New Traffic Law Could Cost You a $136 Ticket

Washington state has to have some of the stiffest traffic laws in the United States. Now the Washington State Patrol, and many motorists, are fed up with a certain pet peeve of driving that could get you a $136 ticket.

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Downtown Summer Nights Starts With a Splash [PHOTOS]

With clouds looming and rain pattering, Thursday night's Downtown Summer Nights opening started out looking pretty ugly. But as the music started, the skies brightened -- and all of a sudden everything started looking like a lot more fun...

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Hold the Fries? New Study Says Eating French Fries Raises Death Risk [POLL]

Heaven knows we love our french fries. And we all know we can find some great fries in the Yakima Valley.

But the latest scary health study might make you lose your appetite. Scientists from the National Research Council in Padova, Italy, say people who eat fried potatoes two or more times per week are doubling their risk of early death, according to CNN.

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