from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of south-central Washington southeast of Seattle. It is a trade and shipping center. Population: 82,800.

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  • n. A Shahaptian tribe, mentioned by Lewis and Clark in 1806 under the name Cutsahnim.

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  • n. a town in south central Washington


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  • YAKIMA, WA - Over 100 Farm Bureau members braved strong winds and heavy rains to hold a rally in Yakima on November 1st to protest against Governor Christine Gregoire and her lack of support and action in building water reservoirs in Eastern Washington during her first term in office.

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  • YAKIMA -- The sudden closure of a Papa John's location in Yakima was not limited to this area.

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  • YAKIMA -- A first-degree murder charge was filed Thursday against a Yakima man accused of shooting his victim in the head.

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  • YAKIMA -- A high-risk sex offender has notified authorities that he will be living in Yakima, city police announced Thursday.

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  • YAKIMA -- A convicted child molester from Yakima was sentenced to nearly two years in prison Friday for failing to keep authorities informed of his current address.

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  • YAKIMA -- For the second year in a row, the city of Yakima is giving away biodegradable leaf bags.

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  • YAKIMA - As often as weather and wind conditions permit over the next several years, state and federal land managers intend to start well-controlled fires in the forests west of Yakima.

    The Seattle Times

  • YAKIMA - James Robbins of Shorecrest belted a three-run home run in the seventh inning to rally his Rainier team to a 10-7 victory over St. Helens in the All-St.te Baseball Series on Saturday at Parker Field in Yakima.

    The Seattle Times

  • YAKIMA -- Yakima Waste Systems, a Yakima garbage collection and recycling firm, has been sold, officials confirm.

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  • YAKIMA -- A Yakima man was sentenced this afternoon to more than seven years in prison for the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy in 2005.

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