EDITOR'S NOTE: As of February 2019, Yakima Magazine is a special publication produced monthly by the Yakima Herald-Republic News Department.

A month ago, I was in Seattle waiting for my husband’s meeting to end so we could return to Yakima. It happened to be the first day of Gov. Jay Inslee’s stay-at-home order. At that point, I never envisioned it would come to include closing businesses and schools, not to mention the most impo…

New York Fashion Week and entertainment’s 2020 awards season saw a major movement in fashion: Dramatic nail art. Fashionistas everywhere traded in their subtle French manicures for more attention-grabbing styles. Celebrity manicurists are decorating A-lister nails with everything from gemsto…