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City Begins 2015 Budget Preparations

On Tuesday the council began preparations for 2015 and that started by looking at the budget and for the second year in a row, public safety was at the top of the spending list.

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Negotiations on Trans-Pacific Partnership Progressing, New Ag Map for Farmers

  • Weekend negotiations progressed the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks but gaps still exist between the United States and Japan, according to trade representatives.

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Senate Targets EPA Over Water Law, Ag Department Funding Businesses

  • Senate Ag Committee members requested withdrawal of part of the EPA’s Water of the U.S. proposal last week.

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Yakima Avenue Remains Closed Downtown

Yakima Avenue remained closed Sunday afternoon after a water main broke near First Street and Yakima Avenue.

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EPA Drift Reduction Technology Program, Grain Export Options Emerging

  • More stars equals greater potential for reducing spray drift of pesticides in the latest program by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Labeling Law Dealt Blow, USDA Invests Millions in Small Businesses

  • The World Trade Organization has again ruled against Country of Origin Labeling.

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County Budget Could Include New Deputies

The Yakima County Commissioners meet at 10:00 this morning at Yakima City Hall to talk about the 2015 budget.

Part of that budget includes the possibility of hiring new deputies for the Yakima County Sheriff's Office

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Mill Site Ideas on Agenda for City Council Meeting

The Yakima City Council will be talking about the former mill site property along I-82 at Tuesday's city council meeting.

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Washington and Oregon Promoting Potatos, Russia Importing Pork

  • The Washington and Oregon Department’s of Agriculture will be joining the potato commissions from both states for a trade mission to the Philippines, Vietnam and Myanmar later this month to promote the growing potato market in this part of the world.

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Retired State and Public Employees To Benefit from Luxury Resort

Washington's retired public employees could start receiving dividends from a new luxury resort that has opened on a Tahitian island once owned by Marlon Brando.

KPLU-FM reports that the Washington State Investment Board is a majority owner of the company that owns the resort.

The Brando is a $4,000-per-night resort that ma

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