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2013-07-18 23:26:45

Terry Abeyta and Rod Nelson, partners of Abeyta Nelson Injury Law in Yakima, Washington, have been named 2013 Super Lawyers by Washington Law & Politics Magazine for the 13th consecutive year. Abeyta Nelson is the only plaintiff's personal injury law firm in Central Washington with two Super Lawyers. Yakima, Washington (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Yakima attorneys Terry Abeyta and Rod Nelson, partners in Abeyta Nelson Injury Law, have been named Super Lawyers for 2013 by Washington Law...

2011-08-17 12:41:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakima (www.yakima.com), the innovation leader in vehicle racks for boats, bikes, camping, winter sports gear, trailers and cargo solutions, won two key industry awards at the recent Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. Outside named Whispbar, the quietest, most aerodynamic and fuel-efficient line of roof racks, as one of top ten Gear of the Show. GearJunkie.com, a respected outdoor website, designated the Whispbar and the RocketBox Pro Series as...

2011-06-28 08:59:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakima Products, Inc. today has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain aftermarket FlipSide(TM) 4 bike hitch carriers (NHTSA campaign # 11E-025). There is a possibility of the unit malfunctioning. In such a case, the mast could fold unexpectedly. This could cause injury or property damage. There have been no injuries related to this malfunction. Yakima is in the process of contacting all affected dealers...

2011-03-03 16:37:00

YAKIMA, Wash., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Bank announces three new members of its commercial banking team in Yakima, Washington. The new Yakima team members include: Matt Duffy, SVP, Eastern Washington Commercial Banking Regional Manager, brings 23 years of industry experience to his new position. Brian V. Johnson, Commercial Banking Officer, provides over 30 years of banking experience in the market. Jake Hardy, Commercial Banking Officer, will leverage his six years of...

2008-09-12 12:00:35

By Donean Brown Friday Toddler and Preschool Art Studio. 10 a.m. to noon. Drop-in studio for children age 5 and under. Cost: $5 per child. Red Art Gallery, 30 N. Third St., Yakima. 509-469-2766. Library Craft Day. 10:15-11 a.m. at Terrace Heights Library, 4011 Commonwealth Drive, Yakima, 509-457-5319. SunDome Volleyball Festival. This two-day invitation event brings teams from all over the state to play. Games played simultaneously on seven different courts at the SunDome, 1301 S....

2008-09-04 09:00:38

By James Joyce III A language arts teacher from Cle Elum-Roslyn High School was named regional Teacher of the Year by the Educational Service District 105. Susan Johnson is in her fifth year teaching 10th- through 12th- grade language arts. In that time she has become known for creating opportunities for students to write from their own experiences and helping students make personal connections to larger issues. Johnson has 17 years experience as an educator. She learned of her honor...

2008-08-19 12:00:26

By Mai Hoang By MAI HOANG YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC Beating the high prices of last fall's apple crop will be tough. But the coming apple harvest is not looking too shabby either. Washington growers are expected to harvest 99.6 million 40-pound boxes of apples this fall, according to an estimate conducted by the Yakima Valley Growers-Shippers Association and the Wenatchee Valley Traffic Association. It's a touch higher than the 98.2 million figure given by directors of the...

2008-08-01 09:00:36

By David Lester What: A proposal to develop 9.6 acres into 31 single-family residential lots in a development called Applebrook. Who: Yakima Development Inc., 322 N. 29th Ave. Where: South 76th Avenue and Coolidge Road. Status: The city of Yakima Department of Community and Economic Development has concluded the project will not have an adverse impact on the environment as long as a series of mitigation measures are implemented. An appeal of the decision must be filed with Bill...

2008-07-24 09:00:41

By Patrick D Muir Yakima County commissioners are contemplating spending about $140,000 for landscaping to ensure the Douglas Auto Wrecking yard doesn't become an eyesore in wine country. The plan, which goes well beyond the fencing requirements mandated as part of the wrecking yard's relocation, would give the new business a natural look while making it less of a target for graffiti than a fence, Commissioner Mike Leita said. The county is relocating the business to get it off an...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
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