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Talks Continue But No Agreement Yet

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Senate budget negotiator disputed statements made last week that indicated lawmakers had reached a tentative deal on the size of Washington state's next two-year budget.

Before a meeting Monday with Gov

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Yakima City Council Asks For Full Or Partial Stay In Elections

The Yakima City Council met Monday and voted to ask the 9th US Court of Appeals for a stay of the current elections. The 4-3 vote asks the court to consider a full or partial stay. The council's resolution says the council prefers the former election system as the method for voters this year

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All America Teams Leaves This Week To Win Award

In 2014 the City of Yakima missed its chance to become an All America City. So Yakima is trying again this year. Joe Mann, Chair of the All America City Committee says the team of 23 people leaves on Thursday to Colorado attend the weekend competition

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3rd Week Of Rising Gas Prices But Still Under $3

Average retail gasoline prices in Yakima have risen 2.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.95/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 91 gas outlets in Yakima. This compares with the national average that has increased 0

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Lawmakers Special Session Costs Taxpayers Big Bucks

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) - The price of running the Legislature for an extra month included more than $180,000 in daily expense payments to lawmakers.
The Daily Herald newspaper of Everett reports those $120-a-day per diem payments and mileage reimbursements will continue to add up as lawmakers continue to negotiate a state budget in a second special session

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Yakima Police Continue to Search for Killer

Yakima Police continue to search for clues in a murder reported Friday morning at a home on north 20th avenue.

Police say 34-year-old Manuel Birrueta-Sosa was shot early Friday morning and died of a single gunshot wound to the head

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New WSU Wine Center Named for Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — The new Wine Science Center at Washington State University's Tri-Cities campus will bear the name of Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, the state's largest wine maker.

The name was announced as part of a dedication ceremony Thursday.

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City of Yakima’s Bicycle Plan Wants Your Opinion

If you are bicyclist and would like to have some input as to how the pathways, trails and bike facilities are planned for expansion and/or improved upon in the future, here is your chance!

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Congressman Newhouse Welcomes Local Vets In D.C.

Today is a special day for some Veterans from the Yakima Valley. Rep. Dan Newhouse today welcomed Central Washington veterans involved in the Inland Northwest Honor Flight to the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D

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Employers Looking For You In Job Fair Thursday

The 11th annual Yakima Job Fair happens Today at the Yakima Valley Hotel and Conference Center at 1507 North First Street. The event will be held from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. A job fair spot spokesperson says the employers from AAA Washington, Panda restaurants, Best Buy, US Cellular, Corvallis School District, Foster Farms and many others will be looking to hire

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