Dog and Wine Walk and Cop Run Helping Charity, More Briefs
It is set for Saturday at the Cherry Wood Bed and Breakfast and Barn in Zillah.
The walk starts at 11:00 a.m. Lunch will occur from noon to 2:30 at Cultura Winery. There will be six wineries to walk with or without your dog as well.
Event organizers say it will be a “super fun day and a great way to raise much needed funds for the unwanted pets in the Yakima Valley!”
Detective Illianna Salinas says it is a 5k run and a fundraiser for Special Olympics. It starts at 9 p.m. on June 6.
Salinas says it is being held at night because it is cooler not because that is when suspects run from cops.
Suspects run from the cops at all times.
Registration is open at the website at specialolympicswashington.org.
The 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment was previously deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan but the destination for the upcoming nine-month deployment has not been announced.
The 300 soldiers operate truck-mounted rocket batteries that are based in Kuwait and Qatar.
The vote places a charter amendment on the November ballot that, if approved, would require the city spend an additional $750,000 every year on city parks and recreation.
City Council members may also gave approval to a 10-year, $15-million bond to repair 92 lane miles of city streets this year. And the council Tuesday also approved a $1.35 million settlement with a contractor over the construction of the Lincoln Avenue underpass.
There will be plenty of competition for the office however as on Tuesday 40-year-old Steve Driscoll who works for the Yakima County Probation Department announced his candidacy.
Two former clerks office employees Kathleen Carter and Janelle Riddle have already announced their candidacies.
It is a nationwide event that encourages a bike-focused celebration and builds on the popularity of International Walk to School Day, celebrated in October. The event raises awareness of the need to create safer routes for bicycling and walking. It also emphasizes the importance of physical activity among children, pedestrian safety, reducing traffic congestion, and concern for the environment.
The Washington state Department of Transportation wants to remind motorists to share the road and watch for young bicyclists and pedestrians, especially around school zones.
The council might vote to place the charter amendment on the Aug. 5 primary ballot. The amendment would call for an additional $750,000 to be spent on city parks and recreation each year.
The council which meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall, might also give its approval to a 10-year, $15 million bond to repair 92 lane miles of city streets this year.
Eastbound drivers will be stopped at Gold Creek and westbound drivers will be stopped at Price Creek. Drivers may also experience minor delays due to ramp closures at the Yellowstone Trail Road Interchange and the Hyak Interchange on I-90.