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Snoqualmie Pass winter back up
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I-90 Snoqualmie Pass Still Closed Both Directions For Avalanche Control

According to the Washington State Department of Transportation:
"I-90 remains from milepost 34, North Bend to milepost 106, Ellensburg, milepost 85 Cle Elum, and milepost 71 Easton is closed both directions, due to high avalanche danger on Snoqualmie Pass...

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Yakima Youth Baseball To Hold Dinner and Auction [UPDATED]

The eighth annual dinner/auction to benefit the Yakima Youth Baseball program is set for Feb. 25 at the Harman Senior Center, 101 N. 65th Ave. You can help out the Yakima Beetles baseball by attending this fun event.

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San Francisco Approves Ordinance For Health Warnings For Sugary Soda Ads
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5 Things I Must Eat Or Drink At Least Once A Week [POLL]

Nowadays, everything is processed foods or there is some ingredient in them that is terrible for you. It really stinks, because those things always taste so darn good. Take soda pop. It taste amazing, but it is not good for you at all. I have to have a Diet Mountain Dew at least once a day. For the last two weeks, though, I have tried to make that just twice a week. I haven't made it.

Anyway, each week, I have to have the following:

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Henderson at the Sportsman Show a couple of years ago with Mike Fortner from the Deadliest Catch!
Henderson at the Sportsman Show a couple of years ago with Mike Fortner from the Deadliest Catch!
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Cold Weather Fishing Ideas

Yes, temps have been in the 20s today.

Yes, it is really hard to fish in the ice and snow. I am not talking about going out today, but soon!

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Major Fires Converge In Southern California
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Stage 1 Burn Ban In Effect In Yakima County This Weekend

A Stage 1 burn ban throughout all of Yakima County will be in effect beginning today as of 4 p.m.
The ban will be reevaluated on Sunday...

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5 Places Locals Eat In Yakima

Let's face it, making the choice to brown bag it or leave the office for lunch is a lot easier these days. From the new Dickey's or Chipotle, it is nice to have choices, but nothing beats that place you and your friends eat a few times a month that you just can't find in other cities...

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Washington Lawmaker Wants to END Daylight Savings Time. Do You?

It's official.

A bill has been introduced (SB 5329) that would do away with Daylight Savings Time in the State of Washington. It would mean summer sun up earlier and down earlier...

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Do You Know Anyone In Yakima Who Has Used A Private Eye To Catch A Cheating Spouse? [POLL]

I was talking to one of my friends about a week ago about cheating. He said he was getting a divorce because he found out his wife was cheating. I couldn't believe it. They always seemed so happy -- you know, the couple that will always be cool. I asked him how he found out.

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Journey And Rascal Flatts Headline The Super Bowl XLVII CMT Crossroads Concert
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Journey/Asia Concert Scheduled For Yakima SunDome Still a Go Despite Death of John Wetton

Today's sad news of the passing of Prog Rock legend John Wetton brings into question the fate of the concert scheduled for March 15 in the Yakima Valley SunDome featuring Wetton's band, Asia, and headlining act Journey.

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Yakima’s Own Joe Parsons Wins Two Medals at the X-Games In Aspen, Colo. [VIDEO]

I grew up in the snow. Ten-foot drifts in Wyoming seemed like no big deal when I was growing up. Now that I live in Yakima, I guess it was a big deal. The snow here really isn't too much. I learned to snowmobile with the best of them, but I could never do what our Joe Parsons can. The kid is amazing. He has just taken two medals in the 2017 Winter X-Games in Aspen, Colo.

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Queens Blackout Enters Second Week
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Traffic Light Outage at 16th & Ahtanum Tomorrow, Three Hour Shutdown Expected By City of Yakima

The City of Yakima has sent out a press release to inform citizens that the traffic signal at the intersection of 16th Avenue and Ahtanum Road will be temporarily shut down tomorrow morning for about three hours while a transformer is relocated to a new utility pole.

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Texting and Driving
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Driving and Talking in Speaker Phone is NOT Illegal, According to WSP

We're trying to make smarter drivers out of everyone across the nation, especially right here in our backyard of Washington state. I know it's illegal to talk on your phone while driving (with your phone pressed up against your ear) and it's illegal to text and drive, but I see more and more people driving with one hand on the steering wheel and talking to their phone while it's on speaker phone. This can't be legal, can it? Turns out it is, but only under certain circumstances.

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