John Riggs was born and raised in Yakima. He moved away from Washington state for about 10 years, but moved back home, bringing along his wife and three kids. You'll find John in town snapping photos when he's covering new business openings, especially restaurants. He loves to help spread the word, and to encourage folks to shop local first. John also loves to travel, always looking for quick weekend getaways, attending events, and fan expos around the country. Don't be too shy to say, "Hi!"
Yakima’s Kyle MacLachlan Shows First Look at New ‘Fallout’ Series
The Fallout video game franchise has lasted many years and are a favorite of many gamers around the world. It's no surprise that they'd make a movie or tv show about this very popular game. Coming next year the Fallout series is going to be on Amazon Prime and, to my enjoyment, Yakima's very own Kyle MacLachlan is going to be one of the stars of this series...
Job Seekers Reap Benefits Of Washington’s Robust Job Market
Washington has been chosen as the top state for jobs according to research conducted by Wallet Hub. With a strong economic environment and high pay plus robust employment protections, it is no surprise Washington came out on top.
Washington Ranked 10th for Best School Lunches. CA is Last Place
School lunches seemed to have barely evolved from when I was in school. You got your tray and your dietician approved meal of sorts or, in some family's cases, they'll pack a lunch from home to skip the lunch line. Seems like Washington ain't a bad place to be for school lunches, believe it or not...
Washington State Unclaimed Property Site Aids In Claiming Inheritance
Washington State Unclaimed Property website lets people search for lost property. Claimed without proof of ownership, may receive a small payment. Learn the story of one person who inherited and received a small payment.
Yakima to Welcome New Cigar Bar w/ Virtual Golf in the Old Jackson’s Location
Jackson's Sports Bar and Clubhouse Lounge was a staple establishment in Yakima for many years. Conveniently located on 48th and Tieton which appealed to sports fan, young adults, people who loved to party on holidays, and even families who enjoyed great food...
The Best BBQ in Washington is at an Unlikely Location
Love a good BBQ? Discover the best places to get it in each state, with Washington ranked #1!
Highest And Lowest Credit Scores: Washington State Ranks 7th
If you want to improve your credit score, check your credit report and be careful about applying for new credit.
This is the Most Unique Town in Washington State
There are plenty of things that make Washington State unique from all of the other states. We have four distinct seasons, we have both beach and desert in our state, plenty of waterfalls and lakes, we have a mountain range including a volcano, and we're the only state named after a president...
Washington Ranks 5th Highest In US For Consumer Debt
New data shows that consumer debt in Washington is at an all-time high, making it the 5th worst state for debt according to Wallet Hub.
Beware Of Common Scams During The Holidays
Safeguard your information during the holidays: Learn about common scams such as eCard viruses, charity scams, and gift card scams.