First COVID-19 and now the Schneider Springs wildfire. Pick your calamity but, either way, the annual Chinook Fest weekend concert at Jim Sprick Community Park has been forced to cancel for the second consecutive year.
The Air Quality in the Yakima Valley is so poor because of the smoke pouring in from the Schneider Springs wildfire that the Yakima County Clean Air Authority as well as the Department of Ecology are calling It "very unhealthy" and nearly "hazardous".
The Schneider Springs fire grew larger in the last 24 hours and has now engulfed over 13,000 acres. The blaze originated approximately 20 miles Northwest of Naches. We asked to see pictures of just how bad the smoke is in your area and here are some of the stunning shots submitted.
Social media "challenges" and trends that go virasl seem to have continually devolved into more ridiculous acts such as eating Tide Pods. The latest, and just as bizarre, is the "Garlic Nose Trend" (#GarlicInNose) birthed on the Tik Tok social media platform.
While we don't really think about the odds of being maimed or killed in a collision on the streets and highways in the Yakima Valley, accidents do indeed happen everyday.
What roads and intersections are the most dangerous in Yakima County?