Yakima News

Council Member Concerned City Not Taking Threat Seriously
Yakima City Council member Carmen Mendez says she's disappointed the council voted Tuesday against an ordinance that would have repealed the city Pit Bull ban. Mendez, who voted for the repeal Tuesday says she wants the ban repealed to keep the city out of court after being threatened with a la…
Plath Avenue Work Planned For Thursday
As a result of the project, Plath Avenue will be closed between 16th Avenue and 18th Avenue from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on March 22nd. Traffic on 16th Avenue will not be affected by the project.
Yakima Pit Bull Ban Remains — For Now
The Yakima City Council struggled to find its way procedurally and philosophically Tuesday night, but eventually voted 5 to 2 to keep the city's 31-year-old pit bull ban in place while city staffers work up a stronger version of the Yakima's dangerous dog ordinance.

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