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Cinco de Mayo - April 21, 2014

Cinco de Mayo celebrations are gearing up around the valley. In Mexico, the holiday is observed as a way to commemorate the Mexican army's victory over French forces at the ... Read More »

Yakima Gets Notoriety as an All American Dog Friendly Cool Desert Town - April 14, 2014

Not only has spring been popping up all over, so has Yakima. In the last few weeks several great distinctions have been thrust upon our fair city: Coolest Desert Town – ... Read More »

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"Summer it's hot, winter you get snow, fall is beautiful, I love the climate!" - Jarrod Newman, Shields Bag & Printing

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