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Selah City Challenge from SDA for April 2018

 By Whitney Stohr, Executive Director Note:  Selah offers so much to so many. Selah is our home, our safe place; it is where we work and shop, where our kids learn and play. We love Selah, and we want to continue improving our community. On that note — Each month in 2018, Selah Downtown Association

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Thoughts from Main Street Now — The annual National Main Street Center conference

By Whitney Stohr This week, many of our colleagues working for Main Street Programs across the nation traveled to Kansas City, MO, for the annual conference — Main Street Now — hosted by the National Main Street Center. Like Selah Downtown Association, each of the programs operates using the Main Street Approach, one of the

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Selah City Challenge from SDA for February 2018

By Whitney Stohr, Executive Director Note:  Selah offers so much to so many. Selah is our home, our safe place; it is where we work and shop, where our kids learn and play. We love Selah, and we want to continue improving our community. On that note — Each month in 2018, Selah Downtown Association

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Selah City Challenge from SDA for January 2018

Selah City Challenge from SDA for January 2018 By Whitney Stohr, Executive Director [Note: Selah offers so much to so many. Selah is our home, our safe place; it is where we work and shop, where our kids learn and plan. We love Selah, and we want to continue improving our community. On that note

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A Note from the Executive Director for the New Year

Happy New Year to all, and welcome to 2018!   I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. The time of year between Thanksgiving and New Year’s is always busy and jam-packed with activities — it seems difficult sometimes to even catch your breath in the whirlwind of holiday fun! Certainly, all of us at

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“Save Our Center” Campaign Brings New Banquet Tables to the Civic Center

In early 2017, Selah Downtown Association launched a new initiative called the “Save Our Center” Campaign.   The goal of the initiative is to raise awareness about the importance of the Selah Civic Center as a central, community gathering place — one that is used day-in and day-out by countless groups — but one that

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SDA Donates Mobile Computer Lab to Downtown Senior Center

The Senior Center in downtown Selah now has a new mobile, computer lab, thanks to grant funding received by Selah Downtown Association last spring from Yakama Nations Legends Casino Hotel.   SDA applied for funding for the mobile computer lab in January 2017.   The lab will remain in the Senior Center, located at the

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SDA Hosts 2nd Annual Red Carpet Gala, Sept. 9

Selah Downtown Association (SDA) hosted the 2nd annual SDA Red Carpet Gala: “Boogie Nights” event on Saturday, September 9, 2017. The event is an annual fundraiser for SDA and proceeds from the event help support ongoing efforts to improve and revitalize downtown Selah. Selah Downtown Association also presented awards to the 2017 “Downtown Selah Beautification

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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

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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

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