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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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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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Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images
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I-90 Snoqualmie Pass Clogged Heading West All Next Week

If you plan on heading west on Interstate 90 next week you should prepare for delays as Washington State Department of Transportation crews will be conducting a major lane closure.

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Fill ‘Er Up! New 7-Cent Per Gallon Gas Tax In Washington State Goes Into Effect Saturday!

Better top off the tank by Friday night!

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Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images
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WSDOT Warning: Expect 1-Hour Delay On I-90 Due To Watershed Traffic

The Washington State Department of Transportation is warning weekend travelers headed east on I-90 to plan ahead for major delays near Vantage due to increased traffic for the Watershed Music Festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre.

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You Have 3 Weeks To Buy Gas Before Washington State Has 2nd Highest Fuel Tax In US

The most recent session of the Washington State Legislature has just wrapped up, and one of the biggest bills that was passed was a $16 BILLION transportation package. How will this be paid for? By increasing the gasoline tax, of course!

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Yakima Residents Capture Rare Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter [PHOTOS]

Tuesday night provided star-gazers around the world a rare opportunity when the planets Venus and Jupiter were both highly visible and in near-alignment with one another.

Here is how it looked from different parts of the Yakima Valley facing west.

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Yakima Fails To Make Top 10 ‘Worst Places To Live In Washington’

This may be hard for some to believe but Yakima is NOT the worst city or town to live in the state of Washington.  In fact, it's not even in the top 10.

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Tieton Cider Works To Publicly Unveil New Beverage Next Friday

Tieton Cider Works will launch a new canned, hard cider product called Rambling Route to the public next Friday (March 27). The new beverage is described as being "bold and has a crisp flavor just like biting into a Washington state-grown apple."

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California's Dams And Reservoirs Depleted By Extreme Drought
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Drought Emergency Declared For Eastside Of Cascades By Governor Inslee

While much of the U.S. was pounded by snow this winter, creating immediate problems for many in those regions, the lack of snowfall in our state this winter will make for potentially bigger problems for the Yakima Valley this summer.

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Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images
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Washington Senate Attempting to Make It Illegal to Even HOLD a Smartphone While Driving [POLL]

By a wide 35-14 vote Tuesday, Washington state senators passed a bill that would make it illegal to even HOLD a smartphone while driving.

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