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Semi, School Bus Collide at 40th and Tieton

A tractor-trailer rig and a Yakima School District bus collided near Eisenhower High School Tuesday morning, but the wreck appears to be minor.

Yakima Police could offer few details, though spokesman Mike Bastinelli said one student on the bus suffered minor injuries

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Todd’s Take: Another Year Begins, Another First Day of School I Missed

While many kids began classes for the 2015-16 school year last week, my 10 year-old son Drew began the fifth grade today.

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Townsquare Media / John Taylor
Townsquare Media / John Taylor
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Yakima Valley Fire Donations Are On Their Way to Okanogan Complex

Yakima city officials thanked local volunteers and community contributors Friday afternoon as a truckload of donated goods for crews and residents affected by the Okanogan Complex fire left the Yakima Convention Center

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KATS Has Exclusive Access to Presale Tickets for Godsmack at Yakima Valley SunDome

94.5 KATS welcomes Godsmack to the Yakima Valley SunDome Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. with Red Sun Rising. Tickets go on sale to the public Aug. 28 at 10 a.m., but we have exclusive access to pre-sale tickets starting Thursday (Aug. 27) at

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By: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News
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Yakima Fire Stations Collecting Donations for Okanogan Blaze

The wildfires that have consumed much of Washington are now making it difficult to provide even basic supplies for crews battling the blazes, especially in the Okanogan Valley.

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Courtesy: Brandon Tarango
Courtesy: Brandon Tarango
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Yakima Residents Capture Spectacular Smoky Sunsets Caused By Washington State Wildfires [PHOTOS]

Probably the only silver lining to the numerous wildfires consuming much of Washington state -- and which are enveloping the Yakima Valley with smoke -- is the spectacular sunsets the past couple of nights.

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How Many People In Yakima Had An Ashley Madison Account?

Surely you've heard by now about the computer hackers that leaked Ashley Madison account information in a massive data dump. Politicians and celebrities alike are engaging in some serious damage-control mode as the world is learning about those who had accounts with the website that is dedicated to hooking up lonely hearts with the opportunity to have an affair.

But what about people from Central Washington and the Yakima Valley?
There’s a pretty good chance that answer is yes.

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Godsmack Set To Rock Yakima SunDome – Wednesday, Nov. 4th

In what may be the worst-kept secret in some time, earlier this morning, Todd and Andy officially announced that Boston rockers Godsmack will be making their first-ever appearance in Yakima when they play the Yakima Valley SunDome on Wednesday, Nov. 4.

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Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images
Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images
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Washington State Wildfire Info Center

The folks at NBC-TV affiliate KING 5 in Seattle have compiled a helpful list of links to help those concerned and interested keep up with the latest on the Washington wildfires spreading across the state:

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Aussie Guitar Ninja Blake Noble to Highlight Final Downtown Summer Nights Event In Yakima This Thursday

There's an old adage in show business that goes something like this: "Leave the crowd wanting more."

This Thursday night, those who attend the final installment of the city of Yakima and Townsquare Media's "Downtown Summer Nights" street concert series -- powered in part by

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Todd’s Take: Stupid Signs In Yakima

At least once a day, I find myself chuckling or shaking my head at a marquee or sign around town that displays either an utter lack of even a basic grasp of spelling and/or grammar, or is just flat-out silly.

This gem I recently stumbled across at a local gas station satisfied both of those.

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Townsquare Media / John Taylor
Townsquare Media / John Taylor
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Yakima Bike Night Is at Mickey’s Pub — Get Ready For Some Pong

Yakima Bike Nights is at Mickey's Pub this Wednesday and we have some crazy new stuff in store for you. Get ready for some beer pong and bean bag toss to win some killer CDs and other prizes!

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