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Yakima Flooding Spared Our Boss’s Place — Barely [VIDEO]

Michele and I ribbed our boss Nik on the air today about living on Lake Aspen. It was fun to goof around but luckily his wife and he have one of the few homes that managed to escape a worse fate.

Nik grabbed some video surveying the damage left behind by the receding waters.

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Yakima’s Dozer Day Kicks Off Tomorrow With Live Broadcast From 929 The Bull

929 The Bull is getting excited for Central Washington Home Builders Association's Dozer Day at the Yakima Valley Sundome

Kelly West from 929 The Bull will be broadcasting live to kick things off.

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JCPenney Closing 138 Stores Across the Nation, but Not in Yakima!

Popular department chain JCPenney has announced the closing of 138 stores across the United States. Some feared fear that Yakima would be on that list, but I'm happy to say we're saved!

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Townsquare Media / Nik Krastins
Townsquare Media / Nik Krastins
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City Crews Working To Stop Flow Of Water On Friday [VIDEO]

It started Thursday morning. The water started flowing into the Lake Aspen neighborhood and police and city crews responded. Yakima Police spokesman Mike Bastinelli says officers were called to the housing area on River Road at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday morning. "We first had to evacuate 11 homes and about 15 people."

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More Flooding Causes Traffic Congestion At 16th Avenue In Yakima

My drive has become hectic these days due to ramp closures at 40th and now water is pouring onto the streets near Lake Aspen.

I tried to leave work today through the 16th avenue exit and discovered that route to be delayed.

A new DOT press release states 16th ave at mile post 102 exit is closed. 

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Couples Court: He Isn’t Doing Anything to Help Out Around the House

Nobody tells you ahead of time, but marriage is work. And one of the hardest tasks? Splitting up all that work!

That's what today's litigants in Couples Court are debating ...

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Construction Crews Work On FL Road Projects, As State Eyes Stimulus Relief
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Wanna Drive A Bulldozer Or Other Heavy Equipment? You Can, At Dozer Day 2017

Dozer Day is on the way!

Yup, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday (March 18-19) at State Fair Park, 1301 S. Fair Ave., kids' biggest dreams can come true: They'll have the chance to play in the dirt and operate heavy construction equipment!

It's almost like going to the fair -- except the rides are even better, since YOU get to drive!

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Townsquare Media / Kelly West
Townsquare Media / Kelly West
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Flood Waters Cause 40th and Fruitvale To Remain Closed In Yakima

Flood waters that closed 40th ave and Frutivale in Yakima this morning still continues to cause trouble for road crews.

A DOT press release states that sand and sand bags have been placed to divert the water flow but the water still hasn't rescinded.

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Professional Bull Riders' Top 10 Bull Riders Compete In Times Square
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Get $9.29 Tickets To The PBR Friday With 929 The Bull

The PBR Bulls and Bull Riders are coming back to the Yakima Valley SunDome April 15!

929 The Bull has a limited amount of tickets available for $9.29.

The tickets go on sale Friday (March 17), and here is what you need to know so you can grab yours at a great price.

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My Heartbreaking Experience At The Yakima Humane Society Had At Least One Happy Ending

My daughter just turned six years old and she has been telling me that she is old enough to care for a pet. Since our apartment building's new management implemented a new renter's policy that does not allow pets (even with a pet deposit fee), I told Willow that I would take her to the Yakima Humane Society and let her walk some of the dogs in the adjacent dog park...

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Our NASCAR Winners Had A Blast In Vegas [PHOTOS]

Last month our awesome NASCAR Weekend Blast Off contest with Brumback Law Group sent Marsha Lance, Rocky Calfrobe and their guests to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway for a getaway weekend. The package included the plane ride there and back, a three-night hotel stay at the world famous Stratosphere, three NASCAR races at LVMS and Neon Garage pit passes.

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Crisis Opens Its Doors To Help The Homeless During The Christmas Holidays
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Red Cross Opens Shelter For Yakima Flooding

The American Red Cross has opened an emergency shelter for West Valley residents affected by the flooding at 72nd Avenue between Mead Avenue and Nob Hill Boulevard in Yakima. The shelter opened Tuesday afternoon at the Church of Christ, 100 N. 72nd Ave.

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