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‘Rock the Gap’ This Weekend

This Saturday, June 1st, the Kiwanis Club of Yakima presents the 11th annual 'Rock the Gap' fundraiser at Sarg Hubbard Park.

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The Central Washington State Fair 2013 Line-Up Announced

One of the main reasons to attend the Central Washington State Fair is for the live music from your favorite bands. Here is this year's line-up. As always, they do a great job of providing a little something for everyone.

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Moore Residents Begin Painful Recovery From Massive Tornado Strike
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Oklahoma Tornado Relief in Yakima

94.5 KATS cares… This Memorial Day weekend, we are remembering those who have lost much in the devastation that occurred in Oklahoma last week. We’ve teamed with the Bob Hall Auto Dealerships to provide relief, and we need your help.

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Why Does Yakima Flood Every Time it Rains? We Now Know!

If you ever wonder why it floods certain places when it rains a lot here in the Yakima Valley? Here's what Waterwords division manager, Scott Schafer, says.

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Join Us For The Yakima Memorial Day Parade

You are invited to the annual Yakima Memorial Day Parade.

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WA Attorney General Bob Ferguson Visits Yakima [MAYORS BLOG]

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson stopped by this morning on his visit to Yakima to introduce himself after 4 months on the job as AG. Attorney General Ferguson is the top lawyer in WA state and oversees an office of 1000 employees. We talked to AG Ferguson about a number of subjects and found out

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Yakima To Purchase New Cop Cars

Yakima City Council unanimously passed an ordinance that would set the wheels in motion to purchase $4.7 million in new patrol cars to increase YPD's visibility and deter crime.

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Yakima was Mentioned on Katie Couric, But it Wasn’t for the Best Reasons

Obesity is a crisis in this country that cuts across race, class, age and gender and stretches from coast to coast. In Yakima, Washington, more than a third of the city is considered obese. In Reading, Pennsylvania it’s about the same. The fattest place in America is the McAllen, Texas area, where the obesity rate is more than 38%. And then there’s Atlanta, Georgia where nearly a quarter of the population is obese.

That is how the viewers of Katie Couric know Yakima, Washington. As one of the most obese cities in the country. Now it's true, but changing the tide is done by people making better personal choices. I also think raising awareness and educating people to make those choices will help.

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Yakima Weighing Cell Phone Tower Regulations Tonight [MAYOR'S BLOG]

For the most part we've all got them. Cellphones have become a part of our culture. But they don't just work out of the blue, well they kind of do with a cell tower that feeds the phone service.

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Zakk Wylde Guitar Signed, How Should We Give This Away?

My third favorite guitar player is Zakk Wylde. Hell, I even got Eddie Van Halen, Randy Rhodes and Zakk Wylde guitars tattooed on me! So you can imagine my surprise when Todd came walking in the studio with this guitar! I about freaked out.

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Feds Propose Lowering The Alcohol Limit To Save Lives – Yakima Man Says It Won’t Work

The government wants to drop the blood alcohol limit for being legally drunk in order to avoid drunk driving fatalities.

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Yakima Farmer’s Market is Expanding to Tuesdays This July

Our popular farmer's market is expanding their schedule this summer.

Traditionally, Yakima's weekly market is held on Sundays from May until October, but now organizers say they're expanding the market, to Tuesdays.

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