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Small Business Spotlight — Whimsical Details

Tiffany Hein, owner of Whimsical Details,based in Selah. (Photo:Whimsical Details) Whimsical Details items displayed at pop-up locations. (Photos: Whimsical Details) By Whitney Stohr, SDA Executive Director While many of our city’s small businesses have established storefronts downtown, some small business owners are blazing their own trails with a business plan that deviates from the traditional […]

The Scene in Selah: Downtown Assn. to Host Community Swap Meet Saturday

By Whitney Stohr, for the Yakima Herald-Republic First published in the Yakima Herald-Republic on June 8, 2017. SELAH, Wash. — Mark your calendars for another Community Swap Meet, this one from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Selah Civic Center, 216 S. First St. in downtown Selah. The event, sponsored by the Selah […]

A Letter from Sarah Hoot, SDA Intern

To the people of Selah,   Thank you so much for welcoming me into your lives. Even though I was only an intern I really liked getting to know some of the people working to make Selah a great place to live. During my visit to the city I got to experience how close the […]

Selah Discovery Contest: Egg Hunt — Business Outlook

By Sarah Hoot, SDA Journalism Intern Selah Downtown Association is once again putting on an event to bring local businesses and community members together. The Selah Discovery Contest: Egg Hunt  is a chance for people to visit a variety of local businesses in the hopes of finding all the hidden eggs throughout the city to win […]

Small Business Spotlight — Mandie’s Art Parties

By Sarah Hoot, SDA Journalism Intern   If you are like me, then you know that art is not your strong suit. Trust me; about the only thing I can successfully paint is abstract and even that is a stretch. Luckily, Mandie Dolezal , the owner of Mandie’s Art Parties , loves when beginners attend her painting […]

Selah Discovery Contest: Egg Hunt 2017

Selah Downtown Association (SDA) is excited to announce the start of the 3rd Annual Selah Discovery Contest: Egg Hunt on Monday, March 20th. This popular, annual contest will continue through Friday, April 14th, 2017.   The Selah Discovery Contest: Egg Hunt is a partnership between SDA and Selah’s local business community. Each year, a numbered […]

“Paint Selah Green” this Second Saturday

By Sarah Hoot, SDA Journalism Intern   The start of a new month means that another Second Saturday is right around the corner. This month the chosen theme is Paint Selah Green, in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day. “In selecting our monthly themes, we try to consider those that are seasonally relevant based on holidays, […]

Historic Selah: In Memory of Town Marshal Ernest E. Buckley

By Sarah Hoot, SDA Journalism Intern Once upon a time in downtown Selah, there was a man named Ernie. Ernest (Ernie) E. Buckley was the first official Town Marshal for the Town of Selah and the only Selah police officer to ever be killed in the line of duty.   Buckley originally lived in the […]

Women’s History Month: Girl Power of the Past in Selah

By Sarah Hoot, SDA Journalism Intern The month of March is Women’s History Month, a time where people acknowledge all of the women who have left an impact on their community. To celebrate Women’s History Month, here are some of the women who left an impact (or at least an interesting story!) on the Selah […]

Kickin’ It Up with Selah Community Days Association

By Sarah Hoot, SDA Journalism Intern Planning for this year’s Community Days officially started with the election of new board officers for the Selah Community Days Association (SCDA). The SCDA board of directors welcomed Barb Petrea as the President, Missy Maki as the Vice President and Whitney Stohr as the Marketing Chair. SCDA began its planning meetings on Feb. […]