MLK Day Marchers Brave Cold Temperatures Along Yakima Route [PHOTOS]
With a steady drum cadence, an honor guard, a police escort and several Yakima Transit buses trailing behind, about 200 people joined a mile-and-a-half-long peace walk through Yakima to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
Bundled up against temperatures in the teens and light snow flurries, the diverse crowd of children, parents, adults and seniors made its way down Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard from Fifth Avenue to Yakima Convention Center to listen to speeches by various community leaders and local students.
With this year's MLK Day coming four days before the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, political feelings ran strong, and several of the many signs marchers carried conveyed pointed anti-Trump messages.
Here's a look at the route: