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by Sarah J. posted Feb 24 2017 10:53AM
Roll down the windows and raise the volume because Calvin Harris' latest track will have you sliding into the weekend.

Listen to it right here! http://www.eonline.com/news/831682/calvin-harris-new-song-with-frank-ocean-and-migos-will-make-you-want-to-slide-into-the-weekend
by Sarah J. posted Feb 24 2017 10:49AM
The list of names of stars gunning for the mirrorball trophy in the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars continues to grow.

Find out who's just been announced. http://www.eonline.com/news/831717/nancy-kerrigan-will-compete-in-dancing-with-the-stars-season-24
by Sarah J. posted Feb 24 2017 6:54AM
Woohoo!!! It's Friday!!!!! I don't know what you have planned for the weekend but figured we should put together a list of things.....want to add to it!? PM us on the HOT 99.7 Yakima Facebook Page

This is your last chance to make a reservation at Black Angus as their location on 1st St. is closing it's doors on Monday. I had to sneak one more Campfire Feast in and I was NOT disspointed! :) Even with just a few days left they are still on point! Side note: I am SUPER excited about the left-overs I brought for lunch!

Movies coming out this weekend:

GET OUT - Strange events plague a young man when he meets his girlfriend's parents for the first time
COLLIDE - A man, played by Nicholas Hoult, lands in hot water with a mob boss, played by Anthony Hopkins

ROCK DOG - To avoid distractions, Mastiff leaser Khampa forbids all music from the mountain but when Khampa's son. Bodi, discovers a radio and falls in love with music, he sets out to become a rock star! :)
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THE IKE PLAYERS PRESENT THE MUSICAL GUYS & DOLLS ALL WEEKEND! CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE DETAILS

THE LIL KICKERS ARE HAVING AN OPEN HOUSE! IF YOU HAVE A CHILD 18 MONTHS - 9 YEARS OLD SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AT 10 AT THE FIELDHOUSE IN YAKIMA YOU CAN ASK QUESTIONS AND GET SOME SAMPLE CLASSES OF THIS NON-COMPETATIVE INTRODUCTION TO SOCCER!! CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE DETAILS

FILM SCREENING: "THE BIRTH OF SAKE"
HAVE YOU EVER TRIED SAKE!? PRETTY GOOD ..... A NICE WARM TINGLE ... HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED HOW IT IS MADE? WELL SATURDAY FEB 25TH IS YOUR CHANCE AT THE YAKIMA CENTRAL LIBRARY! THIS IS A 21 AND OVER EVENT CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE DETAILS

COMEDIAN JIM GAFFIGAN IS AT THE SUNDOME THIS SATURDAY NIGHT
GRAMMY NOMINATED COMEDIAN, ACTOR AND BEST-SELLING AUTHOR IF YOU HAVE KIDS AND EVEN IF YOU DON'T HIS STAND UP IS SOMETHING YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS!! CLICK HERE FOR TICKET LINKS AND DETAILS
YAKIMA BEETLES BASEBALL DINNER & AUCTION SATURDAY FEB 25TH
THE 8TH ANNUAL DINNER & AUCTION TO BENEFIT THE YAKIMA YOUTH BASEBALL & THE BEETLE'S AMERICAN LEGION TEAMS IS HAPPENING THIS SATURDAY FEB 25TH AT THE HARMON CENTER. THE FUNDS ARE USED TO HELP KEEP PLAYER FEES AS LOW IS POSSIBLE. THE NIGHT INCLUDES A GREAT MEAL, OPEN BAR & A LIVE AND SILENT AUCTION. THE GUEST SPEAKER FOR THE BEETLES BANQUET/AUCTION IS FORMER SEATTLE MARINERS CATCHER MATT SINATRO. PURCHASE TICKETS AND GET MORE INFO BY CALLING BRUCE AT 966-6666


THE YAKIMA YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26TH
THE YAKIMA YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND YAKIMA ENSEMBLE FOR STRINGS PRESENT "KINDERKONCERT" ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH AT 3PM AT THE CAPITOL THEATER FOR FREE
THIS FREE EVENT IS A GREAT WAY TO INTRODUCE CHILDREN TO THE SYMPHONY AND AFTER THE CONCERT THE CHILDREN WILL BE INVITED ON STAGE TO MEET THE MUSICIANS AND TRY OUT THE INSTRUMENTS!!
by Sarah J. posted Feb 24 2017 6:47AM
OMG!!! This lil guy, Rylee, is an only child who has been begging his parents for a sibling for a while now. Rylee was called to the office at school and though he THOUGHT he was in trouble, his parents were there to suprise him with something special!!

CLICK HERE to watch his awesome reaction to the news!!!
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People : Lil BoyRylee
by Sarah J. posted Feb 23 2017 6:38AM
So the Songwriters Hall Of Fame might not be as well known but the first rapper to ever be inducted into the 2017 class is......the one and only Jay Z!! Pretty crazy, you have to wait 20 years after your first song was published to qualify and 20 years later not only Jay Z but also Eminem were up for the prestiges award....however the first of I am sure many goes to Jay Z so a huge congratulations.

What's your favorite song by Jay Z?
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by Sarah J. posted Feb 23 2017 6:19AM
Artists express themselves in all sorts of ways and the latest creation from an anonymous artist that goes by Plastic Jesus is a life-sized version of a crucified Kanye West that appeard on Hollywood Bouledvard yesterday morning!

Find out the reason behind the golden statue by CLICKING HERE
by Sarah J. posted Feb 22 2017 8:26AM
Woohoo these lil girls are TOO cute but also power houses!!! Dancing their way through competitions to earn the National Champion spot AND earning a trip to compete in Las Vegas!!! Now how do they get there!? With everyone's help! :) The Bullets are searching for business sponsors, they will be holding a spaghetti fundraiser and have also set up a GOFUNDMEPAGE!!
They are set to compete in May so if you are able to help or know of someone who can please pass the info along!!

We had them in the studio so here is the behind the scenes video of their interview! :)


spread the word with #sendthebulletstovegas
by Sarah J. posted Feb 22 2017 6:22AM
Rihanna is only 29 years old and she is just killing it on the music scene!!! She has two artists to beat for the #1 of Top 10 hits!! CLICK HERE
by Sarah J. posted Feb 21 2017 9:42AM
Cameras officially have started rolling on the untitled Han Solo Star Wars story that's set to hit theaters on May 25, 2018.

Get the full scoop here! http://www.eonline.com/news/830800/han-solo-star-wars-movie-cast-and-plot-officially-revealed
by Sarah J. posted Feb 21 2017 6:10AM
I set the scene in 1991....the movie Hook premiered starring Robin Williams we were introduced to an iconic character Rufio! Running the place while Peter was gone, his character jumps off the screen and I mean come on that mohawk was on point. But have you ever wondered how he came to be a lost boy? We might have an answer AND it could be coming to the big screen!!!

CLICK HERE for the full story BANGARANG!!!!!
by Sarah J. posted Feb 20 2017 7:02AM
Wow!!!! This 14 year is bold and with sign in hand he skipped to school for a concert and then THIS happened!!

CLICK HERE
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by Sarah J. posted Feb 20 2017 6:55AM
Oh my goodness! Now ladies THIS is what a man who is ready to commit will do. They locked eyes and he said, "I just knew I was going to be with her"

CLICK HERE for the whole story. It's worth the read! :)
by Sarah J. posted Feb 17 2017 7:55AM
First dates can go a little sideways fast....I mean you don't know this person...ANYTHING could happen....but this....

Hahaha imagine getting THIS text in the middle of your meal CLICK HERE
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by Sarah J. posted Feb 17 2017 7:34AM
Woohoo!!! The Central Washington Sportsman Show is finally here!! We can start dreaming about fishing, hunting, camping and more!! :) Warmer weather is on it's way! :)

They have some very exciting features; a wildlife exhibit, fishing and more!

Win prizes and have a great time all weekend long at the 28th annual Central Washington Sportsmen Show
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People : Sportsman Show
by Sarah J. posted Feb 17 2017 6:33AM
This is the last of the original peices so if you have them, hold on tight because say goodbye to the thimble!!! There is voting going on right now to choose the new piece, the winner will be announced March 19th and if you'd like to see the choices CLICK HERE
by Sarah J. posted Feb 16 2017 9:01AM
YES!! James Corden's Carpool Karaoke is being turned into a series and there are A LOT of stars!!

CLICK HERE to watch the promo and more
by Sarah J. posted Feb 15 2017 9:45AM
Guitar legend Carlos Santana says negative comments he was quoted as making about Beyoncé were "regretfully taken out of context."

Read his latest post here! http://www.eonline.com/news/829675/carlos-santana-clarifies-remarks-about-beyonce-not-being-a-singer
by Sarah J. posted Feb 15 2017 8:59AM
Ladies love a romantic gesture and this guy took full advantage of he and girlfriends talk of travel to give her the suprise of her life!!!!

CLICK HERE for the full story
by Sarah J. posted Feb 13 2017 9:35AM
Derek Jeter and Hannah Jeter are about to hit parenthood out of the park.

Get the scoop here! http://www.eonline.com/news/828328/hannah-jeter-is-pregnant-model-expecting-baby-girl-with-derek-jeter
by Sarah J. posted Feb 13 2017 9:30AM
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards were filled with show-stopping moments, but they also had their fair share of moments that caused us to slightly panic.

Get the highlights here! http://www.eonline.com/news/829035/tipped-chairs-epic-falls-and-more-all-the-2017-grammy-moments-that-made-us-nervous
by Sarah J. posted Feb 13 2017 6:46AM
Jennifer was JUST trying to inform the locals about the weather outside when THIS snuck up behind her live on TV! haha CLICK HERE to see the video
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by Sarah J. posted Feb 8 2017 9:39AM
Never one to let bullies win, Gaga shared a message of body positivity via Instagram Tuesday.

Read it here! http://www.eonline.com/news/827548/lady-gaga-on-super-bowl-criticism-i-m-proud-of-my-body
by Sarah J. posted Feb 8 2017 9:37AM
After 3 months of dating Taylor Swift, Tom Hiddleston is finally speaking up.

Get it right here! http://www.eonline.com/news/827073/tom-hiddleston-defends-taylor-swift-and-that-i-t-s-tank-top
by Sarah J. posted Feb 8 2017 7:04AM
Tony is a composer and pianist studying in Boston who decided to do a cover of The Chainsmokers latest hit Paris. It travelled around the internet enough that The Chainsmokers actually shared it on their own page! They were so impressed with his cover and another that he had composed they ask him TO GO ON TOUR with them!!!!!!!!!!!! Ahhhhhh! :) That's the dream right there right!? :)

CLICK HERE for the full story and to listen to Tony
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by Sarah J. posted Feb 8 2017 6:13AM
Good Morning Valley!!

Need a heads-up on what is happening with your school due to weather this morning?

CLICK HERE
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Topics : EducationWeather
by Sarah J. posted Feb 7 2017 8:02AM
Awww man!!! Time to pull out the Campfire Feast coupon for one last trip to Black Angus!! :( Not that I went that much but it was for sure on the datenight list and there are many memories there. I mean come one that warm bread with butter before your dinner comes alone is enough to make you want to come back!!

I would love to hear your memories, favorite meal to order.....I have really good memories of going their with my Grama before she passed away!

The Black Angus in Yakima will be closing it's doors on February 27th CLICK HERE for all the details
by Sarah J. posted Feb 7 2017 6:14AM
I should know by now there is probably know there is a record to be broken for every single thing you could think of and of course the largest 7 layer dip would be included.

Weighing in at 570 pounds it needed to be assembled in a giant fish tank!! He broke the record and even donated the dip to the homeless so it was a win for everyone!!!

CLICK HERE to see the massive creation!!
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by Sarah J. posted Feb 6 2017 10:12AM
Celebrity sports fans were busy trash talking each other on social media.

Catch it all here! http://www.eonline.com/news/826973/celebrities-couldn-t-help-but-trash-talk-each-other-during-the-super-bowl
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by Sarah J. posted Feb 6 2017 10:10AM
The Modern Family star realized she accidentally forgot Ellen DeGeneres' birthday on January 26, so when she visited The Ellen Show Monday, she had to think quick on her feet to make it up to her.

Watch it here! http://www.eonline.com/news/827018/sofia-vergara-wraps-ellen-degeneres-belated-birthday-gift-in-her-boobs
by Sarah J. posted Feb 6 2017 10:08AM
Comedienne Roseanne Barr, 64, took to Twitter during the 2017 Super Bowl to share her shock and awe about the halftime performer.

Read the tweet here!http://www.eonline.com/news/827045/roseanne-barr-learned-who-lady-gaga-is-thanks-to-the-2017-super-bowl
by Sarah J. posted Feb 6 2017 8:34AM
Slicing into this green pepper would have been pretty incredible!!!! Making me all happy :) :)

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE INCREDIBLE PHOTO
by Sarah J. posted Feb 6 2017 7:25AM
Every year I wait patiently for The Big Game commercials and there were some really good ones this year highlights to see the big winners......CLICK HERE

Honorable mentions Cam Newton destroying little children

The Superbowl party thrown at The US Military Base in Poland that played right after the game was a tear jerker


by Sarah J. posted Feb 3 2017 7:50AM
OMG!! I am losing it over here!! :) CLICK HERE
by Sarah J. posted Feb 1 2017 9:55AM

Time to drop a beat, Prince Harry.

The 32-year-old royal watched with a smile Wednesday as he spent some time with young students enrolled in rap lessons at Nottingham Academy.

Get the details here! http://www.eonline.com/news/826058/prince-harry-sits-in-on-a-rap-class-with-elementary-school-kids

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by Sarah J. posted Feb 1 2017 8:47AM
Oh sweet Lord! Have you seen the movie Beetlejuice!? This poor basketball player was working his skills real hard until this happend!!

CLICK HERE
by Sarah J. posted Feb 1 2017 7:52AM
Ahhhh!!!! What do you think!? CLICK HERE