Shannon's Hometown Blog

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News and information about Yakima, WA and the surrounding area, some of it real estate specific...some of it just for fun!
There isn't a song in the world that brings a smile to my face as quickly as this one does...   If I could choose any song for my theme song, it would be James Brown's "I Feel Good". Nothing could be better than hearing this as you walk into a room...or mayble slide into a room and add a quick tu...
  1.Historical Park Have a picnic, play games, and tour history at Fort Simcoe State Park. Located at the end of SR220, 45 minutes South of Yakima, the park is open daily 6:30AM to dusk through October 2nd. An Interpretative Center and the Historical Buildings are open 9:30- 4:30PM Wed-Sun throug...
I'm enrolled in a GRI 300 class at the end of this month and will finally add a designation to my Realtor title. I say "finally", but I've only been a Realtor for 2 years. It was my goal from the very beginning of my real estate career to earn the GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute) and the ABR (Acc...
   Total Sold Volume $Total Sold UnitsAverage Sale $Average Sold Days on Market03/200831,347,423165189,98414202/200820,086,927135148,79212201/200819,855,632115172,6571461st Qtr '08 total71,289,982415  03/200739,200,633229171,18116802/200718,622,910138134,94815701/200720,947,394138151,7921341st Qt...
"Housing market continues to fall", read the headline yesterday on the money page of the local newspaper. It was an AP article discussing the situation nationwide. Quoting statistics from the National Association of Realtors and economic experts, the article suggests that the real estate market i...
Outdoor Survival Class at YVCC  First class April 10, 6:30PM and runs for three consecutive Thursdays. Class taught by a Yakima County Search and Rescue veteran includes topics such as positive attitude and programming your mind to succeed and to control fear, as well as basic map-and-compass ski...
Tieton, Washington is a small community that is in the beginning stages of a rebirth thanks to Ed Marquand and his vision for this community. The town of Tieton is only about 15 minutes from Yakima, and less than three hours from either Seattle or Portland. It used to be a bustling agricultural/f...
Genealogy is a rewarding hobby for history buffs. Not only do you seek and find your ancestors, but the research brings history alive. I began my research as a teenager with the goal of finding the original immigrant to America in each family. Then I thought I was only researching four names, tho...
Latino Cultural Film Series, Allied Arts Center, 5000 W. Lincoln Ave. Tapas, wine tasting 6PM, Screenings 6:45PM Discussion Follows. $5.00. 509-966-0930,                                                        March 13, "The Motorcycle Diaries",  March 20, "Crossin...
Some Good news for Yakima in-city High School, Eisenhower... Eisenhower High School Principal Stacey Locke was recently named the state's top high school principal for the year. The diverse population in Yakima presented a challenge to Locke when she was hired as the school's principal in 2003. E...

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