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Yakima City Council Primary Election Candidates Talk To KIT Radio
The August 1 primary election is right around the corner. If you live in the city of Yakima in council districts 2,4 or 6 and you haven't yet voted your ballot here's your chance to learn more about the candidate in your district.
Just click on the links and listen to how the candidate will tackle su…
Prosecutor Says City Appointed Council Members Illegally
CENTRALIA (AP) — Lewis County Prosecutor Jonathan Meyer has called out the western Washington city of Napavine for engaging in illegal practices.
The Chronicle reports Meyer told county commissioners last week the Napavine City Council has scheduled meetings and appointed members unlawfully...
Olympia City Council Bans Smoking, Vaping in Parks
OLYMPIA (AP) — Smoking and vaping at all Olympia public parks will be prohibited starting in 2018.
The Olympian reports the Olympia City Council approved the proposal Tuesday to take effect in January 2018.
Associate Parks Director Jonathan Turlove says there are no plans to issue civil infracti…
Seattle Mayor Shelves Plan to Build $149M Police Station
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's mayor has halted plans for a $149 million new police facility in the northern part of the city.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said in a news release Thursday that officials will conduct further review of the precinct plans, including overall cost, before moving forward..…
Seattle to Consider Reducing Speed Limits
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle officials say speed limits in the city's downtown and residential areas will likely be reduced later this year.
The Seattle Times reports the City Council is set to consider a proposal this month that would reduce speed limits downtown to 25 mph from 30 mph...
Seattle Mayor Decries Sexist Attacks to Sports Arena Vote
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle's mayor and an investor have condemned sports fans' sexist attacks against the mostly female City Council after its vote sidetracked a proposed arena project aimed at luring back the NBA.
All five women on the nine-member council voted against selling a street to investor Chris…

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