Welcome to Yakima, the Palm Springs of Washington. It's the infamous sign welcoming travelers on I-84 on their way to or from Seattle. Many of us were born and raised in Yakima and will probably die in Yakima. It's been the butt of many jokes, but it's home.
Like how people of race or religion can make fun of themselves, it's perfectly okay to make fun of our hometown. We reached out to our staff, friends and family and came up with a small list of ways you to tell if you really are from here.