Latest Yakima, Washington Stories

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.

2011-07-28 08:28:00

SAN DIEGO, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Merchants and consumers in Tri-Cities and Yakima, Washington celebrated the launch of Spotted Fox this week after a host of festivities welcomed the next-generation daily deal site to the city.

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.

2011-05-09 15:24:00

BEAVERTON, Ore., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakima (www.yakima.com), innovator in vehicle racks for boats, bikes, camping and winter sports gear, today announced a reorganization of senior management. Effective immediately, an executive management team will lead the company and report to C.S.

2011-04-06 02:30:00

SEATTLE, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wines of Washington Promotion, an interactive and integrated marketing and design agency based in Seattle, teamed up with Peterson Media, a media buying service based in Portland, OR, to assist Wine Yakima Valley (www.WineYakimaValley.org) on an integrated media buy with value-added promotional marketing for their annual area-wide "Red Wine & Chocolate" event. The buy required immediate and intense scrutiny given the implosion of Smooth Jazz Station,...

2011-03-18 11:27:00

PORTLAND, Ore., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With Americans downsizing to smaller cars and facing soaring gas prices, spring break travelers are faced with the problem of where to put luggage, gear, and friends.

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.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.