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Road Work and Council Finalists Decided
Yakima voters gave thumbs up to the only proposition on the ballot on Tuesday.
Proposition 1 changes the city charter and will now earmark a minimum of $2,000,000 a year to go to road work. The money will come out of the general fund.
City Spokesman Randy Beehler says the proposition doesn&CloseCurl…
Second Meeting on Downtown Renovation
The second in a series of public meetings to discuss the future of Downtown Yakima is set for Wednesday at the Yakima Convention Center. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. and provide the community with another opportunity to give input on the development of the master plan for downtown...
Downtown Master Plan Ready for Public Feedback
Yakima city officials are getting close to approving a downtown master plan but public input is still needed.
City Manager Tony O'Rourke says city consultants have brought together all the ideas from previous meetings and have created conceptual drawings for people to view...
City Hears Comments On Panhandling
The Yakima City Legal department is now reviewing comments made at the Yakima City Council meeting last night concerning panhandling. The city is considering enacting an ordinance that would restrict begging on city streets. City leaders heard from some people who were concerned about the problem on…
Dave Ettl is Not Above the Law – Dave Responds
On Sunday the Yakima Herald Republic ran a brief story about me being off air during the primary election period and possibly beyond. There really wasn't anything new to the article but it did resurrect the idea of fairness which opened the door to comment - like the one shown below.  I think my res…

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