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Suitcase Found In Storage Unit In Yakima Is Weird
The Yakima Herald-Republic recently reported that 86-year-old Paul McCulloh had found a mysterious suitcase in the storage unit he had rented for years. The suitcase wasn't his, but it contained a treasure trove of a family's memories -- photos, ashes of a pet dog, books and other mementos.
The Heral…
Coolest Damn House In Yakima!
On Saturdays I troll around the Yakima Valley, driving from estate sale to estate sale looking to buy dead people's cool stuff. My travels this past Saturday took me to Terrace Heights, where I saw the coolest house I've seen anywhere in the valley. It looks like a spaceship sitting on top…
Halloween Costume On A Budget
On Saturday, still 2 days away from payday, I found myself short on funds but in need of a costume for the Halloween Party we had at Jack-sons. I found the basic top hat, bow tie and vest at Value Village for $15 and got the hair and white makeup for my beard and brows for another $6...
When In The Heck Is Pita Pit Finally Opening Up In Yakima?
Back in April my co-worker John Riggs wrote a blog about 'Pita Pit' opening in the Lee Semon Building near the corner of Yakima Ave and 2nd Street. Initially it was thought the eatery would be open by Mid-August. Then the Yakima Herald wrote an article at the end of August that said Pita P…
Yakima: An International City
A couple of weeks ago I was driving down 16th Ave. and noticed these "villas" with the name 'Spanish Charm'. It transported me back to Spain. It reminded me of the Flamenco dancers of my youth. I thought I smelled paella and heard the Spanish guitar in my head...
What Kind Of Truck Is This?
I've lived in Yakima a year and a half now. There are still things I'm learning such as how to pronouce Cowiche which I never seem to get right. The weekend before last I was driving around town and saw an odd kind of truck trailer I've never seen before...
Yakima’s Cosmopolitan Flavor
All you have to do is look around Yakima and it's easy to feel like you've been transported to another country. Nationalities from all over the world call Yakima home. Canada, Latin America and Asia are all well represented. Now adding their culture to Yakima's cosmopolitan blend are …

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