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  • Some big changes could come to Yakima’s Franklin Pool.

    Yakima’s City Manager Tony O’Rourke says he’d like to see Franklin Pool open all year so the city is looking at covering the popular pool. His goal would be to allow the pool could be used by individuals and groups year round and he says the city is also looking at adding another slide and other features for kids at the pool.

    O’Rourke says, “It would cost the city roughly $340,000 for the cover but it would make the pool a year around asset to the community.”

    The city manager is meeting with council members this week to talk further about the possibility of improving facilities at Franklin Pool. The proposals could be in front of the city council before the end of the year.

  • Yakima Police are looking to combat car thieves with some new tools.

    Capt. Rod Light says the department is hoping to purchase eight new license plate readers for patrol cars. The readers spot stolen plates as officers drive around the city or in parking lots.

    Light says, “When the readers spot a stolen car they alert the officer immediately so he or she can take action.” He expects the scanners or license plate readers help cut down the number of stolen vehicles in the city.

    The Yakima City Council will consider purchasing more of the readers during budget talks later this month.

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