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Yakima, Washington is located in Yakima County. Zip codes in Yakima, WA include 98908, 98902, and 98909. The median home price in Yakima is $160,000 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Yakima information.

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6 hrs ago | KIMA

Yakima neighbors look for ways to beat the heat

Another day in the triple digits around the Yakima Valley. It's not easy to stay outside for long.

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7 hrs ago | KIMA

Tiger Oil station begins cleanup

An abandoned gas station in Yakima is finally getting cleaned up. Workers were seen at the Tiger Oil station Wednesday on Summitview and 55th Avenue.

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23 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

A good problem to have: Carlton Complex no longer accepting donated goods

OKANOGAN COUNTY, Wash.- The people in charge at the Carlton Complex wildfires in Okanogan County say they can no longer accept any donated goods.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KIMA

Man who dangled from flagpole shares experience

We're learning more about the 70-year-old man left dangling from a flagpole in Downtown Yakima.

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KIMA

Potential teacher shortage in Yakima district

A potential teacher shortage is staring at the Yakima School District. This, with kids due back in class in less than a month.

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KIMA

State troopers writing fewer tickets for aggressive driving

State troopers aren't writing as many tickets for aggressive driving. But, it's not necessarily because people are driving better.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Just when you think you've heard everything: Man rescued from flagpole

YAKIMA, Wash.- A man in Yakima is doing okay now after firefighters rescued him from a 30 foot flag pole Monday afternoon.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

KIMA

Fire crews rescue flagpole worker

Monday's heat caused a man to pass out while on top of a flagpole in Downtown Yakima.

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KIMA

Some playground equipment hotter than 100 degrees

We're back for another round of dodging the heat. Triple digits have sent the kids to the pool.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The News Tribune

Buckley Gulch: No Man's Land

Not only will you get deeper and deeper into boggy wetland and thick overgrowth, you'll also eventually make it upstream to the Yakima Avenue and North 21st Street bridges, playground of graffitists, drug users and the homeless.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

reach out of the darkness photo

It's Saturday, July 27, 1968, & these are the local top 10 singles. Poor Cliff Nobles.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KIMA

Red Cross Yakima chapter wildfire relief

The Red Cross Yakima Chapter is holding multiple events next week to help Washington wildfire victims.

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KIMA

Grand Marshal named for Sunfair Parade

Sheriff Ken Irwin was named the Grand Marshal for the 53rd annual Yakima Sunfair Parade.

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KIMA

Burglar steals bishop's ring

A bold burglar broke into the residence of Yakima Bishop Joseph J. Tyson this morning, making off with computer equipment, cuff links, a watch, and a gold ring set with an amethyst, one of the symbols of the Bishop's unity with his flock.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KIMA

Gonorrhea cases surge in Yakima County

It's not a topic people want to talk about, but gonorrhea infections are surging in Yakima County.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KIMA

Yakima DSHS staff member honored

Yakima's DSHS staff had a novel idea to recognize people while they're still around, rather than after they're gone.

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KIMA

Bed bug problem continues to grow

The problem with bed bugs just keeps growing. Yakima pest control services say this past month has been the busiest yet.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Booming Wine Industry will Significantly Impact Economy in Coming Years

Numbers in acreage for vineyeards, production, jobs and wineries are skyrocketing; that will lead to a major impact on our economy in coming years, according to a recent study.

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KIMA

Stolen car parts on the rise

Yakima was proud to boast a drop in stolen cars, but now the number of people stealing car parts is on the rise.

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KIMA

Yakima, Kittitas Counties see lower jobless rate in June

The unemployment rate fell last month in Yakima and Kittitas Counties. The state Employment Security Department put Yakima County's jobless rate at 6.2 percent in June.

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