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Hop Festival draws thousands to Moxee this weekend

Activities Hop Festival draws thousands to Moxee this weekend

MOXEE, Wash. — About 10,000 people are expected at the Moxee Hop Festival this weekend — nearly three times the population of the city of Moxee itself. “It’s not just locals anymore,” said Stan Fortier, one of the festival...

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Fresh from the farm | Farmers markets and produce stands

Activities Fresh from the farm | Farmers markets and produce stands

If there’s one thing that you can count on in the Yakima Valley, it’s produce. Take a short drive and you’re ready to pick your own fruit right from the tree. Cherries, apples, peaches and pears are ready and waiting. Looking...

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NanaKate’s offers car-friendly, healthy comfort food

Food NanaKate’s offers car-friendly, healthy comfort food

Kate Platt doesn’t want to build a restaurant at her small shop on Goodlander Road in Selah. She wants to build community. “We want a coffee bar like ‘Cheers,’ ” Platt says, and hollers across the room,...

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Gap2Gap race ready to break from tradition

Outdoors Gap2Gap race ready to break from tradition

It’s the oldest endurance race in the Yakima Valley, but the Gap2Gap Relay isn’t too set in its ways to adapt. Now, in fact, it’s the Gap2Gap Dash. It may be a stretch to call any five-stage race a “dash,” but it’s no...

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