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Voting Rights in Kansas and Arizona at Heart of Court Case

An appeals court panel will hear oral arguments this week in a closely watched case that could have far-reaching implications for voting rights nationwide.

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver will hear arguments Monday in an appeal filed by the U

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Millions to be Spent Easing Shortage of Beds for Mental Health Patients

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has approved spending as much as $30 million to start meeting a state Supreme Court order to add more psychiatric evaluation and treatment beds to hospitals around the state

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City Losing Soccer Fields Leading to Search for New Spots

Yakima city officials are searching for soccer fields.

City Manager Tony O'Rourke says there is a major need for new fields in the city because of the planned expansion of Perry Technical Institute and the loss of soccer fields next to the school on Washington Avenue and the possibility of a new city pool going into Chesterly Park on 40th Avenue

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Franklin County Horse Has West Nile, USDA Getting Ag Census Input

  • The Washington State Department of Agriculture is reporting that an unvaccinated horse in Franklin County is the first in our state to contract West Nile virus this year.

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City Council Approves Bins of Light, License Plate Readers

The Yakima City Council Tuesday voted in favor of funding the Bins of Light art project to be placed above the Lincoln Avenue underpass.

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Wildfire Victims Getting Property Tax Refunds

A few hundred people who lost their homes or other buildings in wildfires in north central Washington are getting property tax refunds.

Okanogan County Treasurer Leah McCormack says the county has sent out over $10,000 in tax refunds for lost structures and reduced property values because of the wildfires

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Millions Coming In for Competing Gun Initiatives

While voters won't weigh in on two competing gun-related ballot measures for months, money is already pouring into the campaigns in advance of the November election.

One measure proposes universal background checks for all gun sales and transfers in Washington state, with some exemptions

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Downtown Plaza Design Now in City Council’s Hands

What's next in the work to create a plaza in downtown Yakima?

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Different Designs for Downtown Plaza Unveiled

For years the city has been trying to revitalize downtown Yakima, and now city officials will be able to view special designs for a proposed downtown plaza that could pump needed dollars and bring people into the area in the future.

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40th Avenue and Washington Avenue is a popular location for political signs. (Lance Tormey/News Talk KIT)
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Time and Place Restrictions Help Moses Lake Control Political Signs

The city of Moses Lake has found a way to restrict the placement of political signs after the city was flooded with political signs in city parks and other city-owned property.

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