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Politics in Your Future? You Still Have a Chance to File
If you missed candidate filing period last week you still have a chance to run for office in August. Yakima County Elections Manager Kathy Fisher says no one filed for 16 different positions that range from city and county councils to sewer and fire district positions...
Code Officials Work to Clean Up Yakima
Yakima city officials continue to put pressure on property owners to clean up and that’s keeping code enforcement officers busy. As we head into the summer months, code inspectors say complaint calls increase by nearly 40 to 50 percent...
What Kind Of Downtown Yakima Do You Want?
The City of Yakima is looking for ideas about downtown and you are invited to bring your ideas to a community workshop later this month at the Howard Johnson. City Economic and Development Director Sean Hawkins says it is your chance to tell city leaders what you want in downtown Yakima...
New Pathway to Connect Powerhouse With William O. Douglas Trial
A new pathway system is under construction in Yakima that will soon offer you a chance to walk a 6. 5 mile loop connecting the Powerhouse.
Pathway to the William O. Douglas Trail. Construction work started this week on the Walter Ortman Parkway Project that will eventually create the pedestrian-frien…
Construction is Almost Complete on The New Franklin Park Pavillion
Thanks to major fundraising efforts by Yakima’s Sunrise Rotary Club, construction is almost complete on a pavilion at Franklin Park valued at $200,000, which will serve as a home for family picnics and community events as well as a stage for the City’s summer concert …
Yakima Does Not Want the Title of City of Ex-Cons
Yakima does not want to be known as the city of ex-cons. Yet, the state of Washington is sending a lot of former inmates here. Many of them do not even have ties to the community. The worry is they will go back to a life of trouble.
Prisoners cannot go anywhere when they are released on parole...

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