Abandoned Yakima

Yakima IS Beautiful! We Have Proof!
Having lived in the Yakima Valley since 1977, I feel like I can speak to the "Yakimentality", as I call it, that is very self-defeating. A newly-founded Facebook group is bucking to prove otherwise.
Exploring Smitty's Conoco #AbandonedYakima
At first, we weren't sure if this place was closed as the sign on the window stated that it was "closed for construction ..." However, a couple of months have passed and the building is still empty -- with no sign of activity.