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Work on Downtown Plaza Could Start By Early 2016, City Officials Hope

The city of Yakima is working to fast-track the downtown master plan that includes a new plaza. Construction on the project could begin faster than you think.

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Approval of New Soccer and Pool Facilities Expected Next Month

A new soccer facility and pool facility are two major projects that will soon be before the Yakima City Council.

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State of State Address Touches on Transportation, Education and More

Washington Governor Jay Inslee made the annual State of the State address Tuesday in Olympia.

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Coalition Formed for Cuban Normalization, Roberts Named Senate Ag Chair

  • More than 30 agricultural organizations have announced the formation of the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba.

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Taxes, Education Highlight Busy 2015 Legislative Session for State

The 105-day legislative session begins Monday with the expectation that it could be a tough few months for lawmakers who return to town under a contempt order by a state Supreme Court that has grown increasingly more impatient with their progress on fixing the way the state pays for basic education.

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Drone Use Permitted for Crops and House Sales, Dietary Guidelines Finalized

  • The Federal Aviation Administration has issued permits to use drones for crop monitoring and to photograph properties for sale.

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City Boards and Commissions Looking for New Members

The city of Yakima is looking for volunteers to fill open positions on several city boards and commissions for 2015.

According to a city news release, "The Planning Commission and Community Review Board currently have one open position each, the Southeast Community Center Advisory Committee has two open positions, and the Parks and Recreation Commission has two open positions and one open youth position

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Avian Influenza Affecting Trade, California Egg Laws Causing Uncertainty

  • Following the confirmation of avian influenza in the Northwestern U.S., South Korea has banned U.S. imports of poultry for 21 days.

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Immigration Action Creating Farmworker Shortage

Farmers already scrambling to find workers in California fear a greater labor shortage under President Barack Obama's executive action to protect some 5 million people from deportation.

Manuel Cunha of the Fresno-based Nisei Farmers League said that 50,000 California farmworkers may leave seasonal field jobs for year-around work building homes, cooking in restaurants and cleaning hotel rooms

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Lawsuit to be Filed Over Wildfire Claims

More than 150 property owners are preparing to sue the state of Washington over wildfire damage claims that have been denied by the state Department of Natural Resources.

Brewster attorney Alex Thomason told the Capital P

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