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Yakima Police Vehicle Expansion

The City of Yakima proposed an "Assigned Police Vehicle Program" expansion of 74 vehicles to add to the current 60 assigned vehicles to police command staff and officers in specialty positions.

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Category: Political, Yakima News
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Done Deal Dave’s All In On Council Run Part Deux : Dave’s Diary

Has it been four years…already?  Wow, time DOES fly when you are having fun and I have to tell you, it really has been fun.  Yes, I’m talking about my time as the At-Large-Position 5 Yakima City Council Representative.  No, it’s not fun campaigning in a wheelchair, and it’s not fun having the newspaper put you in the crosshairs.  But it WAS fun learning more about how this great city physically operates, meeting the dedicated city staff and learning the procedures of governance.  Overall it’s been fun and interesting and challenging and frustrating and rewarding and yes, after some consideration, I have decided to seek re-election

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Candidate Filing Week Continues Mayor Wants Another Term

A number of candidates are filing for re-election, including Yakima's mayor.

Micah Cawley was born and raised in the area. He first started serving on City Council in 2006 before being appointed Mayor four years later

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State Higher Education Costs Currently Pending Due to Legislature

SEATTLE (AP) - Students heading off to college in Washington state next fall will have to wait awhile to find out how much tuition they'll be paying.

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Social Media in the Workplace to be Monitored

KIMA-tv reports that a new bill was voted unanimously Saturday by the state senators to prevent employers from perusing in the social media accounts of their workers.

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Category: Political, Yakima News
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20/20 Hindsight Shows People Feel Bank Bailout Bad for Business – Dave’s Diary

According to a new Rasmussen survey of “likely U.S. voters,” 56 percent believe the financial industry bailouts were bad for the United States.  How can that be? We “had to act” didn’t we? Isn’t that what we were told?

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Dave’s Diary: Gun Control In Light of the Third Amendment [Video]

Remember the crash test dummies from TV?  Despite their name, there was often a lot of wisdom proclaimed by the so-called dummies.

Now one of the dummies has tuned his attention to gun control and the Bill of Rights and again the lesson learned is not what you would expect from a dummy

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Governor Wants Marijuana to Stop Spreading to Bars

KNDO reports that Governor Jay Inslee looks to stop marijuana use spreading even more into the public as there are already two bars in the state that are allowing it.

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Category: Political, Yakima News
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Sunnyside City Council to Fill City Vacancies Tonight

The Sunnyside City Council is expected to vote tonight on filling the two vacancies on their 7 member board.

The council has been short-handed since Mayor Mike Farmer, and Nick Paulakis resigned earlier this year

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Sunnyside Mayor Suddenly Resigns at Heated City Council Meeting

It was standing-room only at the Sunnyside City Council meeting. It was a heated meeting that resulted in Mayor Mike Farmer formally resigning, and council voting out interim city manager, Frank Sweet. Our news partner KIMA Action News reports at least, 100 people packed into the room. One-by-one, almost a dozen approached

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