This way 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.
See one with your name on it?
I know the name "Rick" has made it on a Coca-Cola bottle before but I'm not so sure we'll ever see a "Rik" on a bottle. I'm totally bummed about that. It's almost summer and Coca-Cola has started putting names on the side of Coca-Cola bottles again. I know I didn't make it on a bottle but did you? I've got an easy way for you to check.
A lost classic
I grew up listening to the radio, in an era when you couldn't just dial up a song anytime you wanted. You were at the mercy of your local DJ. You had to sit by the radio with a tape recorder, and when a song came on that you liked, you pressed "record," hoping to grab the song in its entirety. The only issue was that at times the disc jockey's voice covered over your song. For me that di
Get a Job!
As school is coming to an end, it's time to get your teens active with a summer job. It's great experience for them and will earn their own spending cash so they're not always bumming money off you. Here are some great summer jobs for teens in Yakima.
Could You Survive a Hot Car?
There have been far too many stories in the news this summer about parents leaving their kids in the car while they go in and shop. This is not okay! We all know that a quick trip in the store can end up being much more than that.
What’s The Best Flavor of Snow Cone? [POLL]
One of the things my kids and I look forward to every summer are the snow cones. There's something about shaved ice topped with flavored syrup that can cool you to your core. I also love the fact that it's so darn cheap for how much you get of it! When you track down a snow cone stand, what flavor are you going to order?
Nice Weather Means Outdoor Activities Go Extreme!
I love enjoying the hot sun, next to a pool, maybe a drink of choice in hand! But I stick to lawn chairs, or patio furniture! Do to my "girlish figure," I don't trust small plastic chairs or....Hammocks! Well, these guys prove that hammocks are versitile...

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