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Yakima man to be arraigned on charges he assaulted his wife, utility worker amid standoff

A Yakima man charged with assaulting his wife and a utility worker earlier this month will be arraigned Wednesday. Yakima County prosecutors charged Eduardo Reyes-Serrano in Yakima County Superior Court with first- and second-degree assault, felony harassment, first-degree defrauding a public utility, obstructing police and failing to stop at a police officer’s request in connection with the June 14 incident at his South Fourth Avenue home.
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Major Road Work Starts Tuesday in Yakima

Yakima city crews are starting the annual chip sealing program was supposed to start on Monday but mechanical issues delayed the work. Tuesday work will start on Nob Hill Boulevard and Washington Avenue between 64th Avenue and 75th Avenue. A press release says the city will have flaggers on site to help drivers access their homes and businesses and also assist emergency vehicles through the work areas as needed.
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CONGRATULATIONS! One local All-Star team wins big

Congratulations to the 10U Red West Seattle Baseball All Stars – Danny Sizemore sent the photo and report of their big tournament win:. This past weekend they traveled to Yakima to take part in The Golden Glove tournament. There were 7 teams from around the state in their bracket. The West Seattle Reds went undefeated (4-0) to bring home the championship by beating teams from Moses Lake, Wenatchee, and Ellensburg.
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Lions Pool in Yakima temporarily closed

YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima’s indoor aquatics facility, Lions Pool, is temporarily closed due to a mechanical issue with the main pump. The closure is effective immediately and may last a week, but the time needed is unknown. The city is working to repair the pump as quickly as...
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The Hunt For a Suspect Driver Continues in Yakima

It's day 15 since a 66-year-old Wendy Baker of Yakima was killed while riding her bicycle along Summitview Avenue June 12. Detectives with the Yakima County Sheriff's Office last week say they were able to identify a suspect driver who fled the scene of the crash but so far no arrest has been made. Baker died after being struck by a GMC Denali pickup as she was riding a bike in the 11000 block of Summitview Avenue.
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Letter: Newhouse TV ads are comically misleading

To the editor — It would be humorous to watch the bipolar political positions of local conservatives if it wasn’t so glaringly hypocritical. Fourth District Rep. Dan Newhouse is flooding airwaves with political ads decrying the purchase of $2 billion of American farmland by China. The ad suggests President Biden is afraid to stand up to China as they take over America’s food supply, but Mr. Newhouse isn’t.
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Yakima Council to review policy for proclamations recognizing individuals, events

The Yakima City Council will review its policy for issuing proclamations to recognize community members and events at a study session Tuesday. Proclamations, which are often read at the start of regular council meetings, are used to highlight achievements of community members, nonprofit organizations, significant dates or events, and other issues related to the well-being of people in Yakima, according to the current guidelines.
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Nine bands and vocalists to compete in Yakima AppleJam on July 4

Five bands and four vocalists will compete in the fourth installment of Yakima AppleJam at State Fair Park on July 4. The Fourth of July celebration is scheduled from noon to 11 p.m. Monday, July 4, 2022, at State Fair Park, 1301 S. Fair Ave. The AppleJam contestants’ performances begin at 4 p.m. and winners will be awarded before the fireworks display at 10 p.m.
YAKIMA, WA

Scenes of Seattle’s Pride Weekend [MINI-GALLERY]

Scenes of Seattle's Pride Weekend from a Yakima Girl's Point of View. When I tell you I had so much fun this weekend, I mean it! I struggled to get my child on a her flight out of town, then I stumbled upon Pride Weekend in Seattle, enjoyed King's of Comedy's own Cedric The Entertainer performance, and finally, I slept in my car by accident! Whew, let me fill you in on why my day was so disastrous, yet FUN and fulfilling!
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Hazardous Weather Heat Warning: How do You Stay Cool in Yakima?

It's not exactly a heat wave that we're being cautioned about. However, it's the first time this season we'll see temperatures hitting the century mark, and the problems caused by excessive summer heat exposure are serious enough to warrant a warning. The National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory for Yakima...
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