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Trump Calls Ruling a ‘Political Decision’
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump says a federal appeals court ruling against reinstating his refugee and immigration order is a "political decision."
He says the "security of our country is at stake" and he looks forward to "seeing them in…
City Wants To Share Costs Of Downtown Events
The Yakima City Council wants to share the cost of parades and big events downtown. Currently the city pays for security and traffic management for all approved events. But under a new proposal those costs would be shared. Events that the city of Yakima fully sponsors would be paid for by the city..…
Yakima County Sherriff Ken Irwin Has His Say About Gun Control
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yakima County Sheriff Ken Irwin Issues Statement on Guns…
As your elected sheriff for these past twelve years, I have renewed my oath each time you elected me to this high office, “I, Kenneth William Irwin, being first duly sworn upon oath, do depose and say that I will support the C…
Study Session on City Survey Reveals Citizens Concerns
The Yakima City Council held a retreat Tuesday to talk about a recent city survey and how the city can begin to address citizen concerns.  No action was taken, the city council study session was the first step. City leaders went over the survey results to redefine the city's priorities.…
Yakima Greenway is a Targeted Area for Thieves
One of Yakima's most popular outdoor spots is becoming a target for thieves looking for an easy score. The Greenway Foundation says it cannot afford to pay for its own patrols anymore. Our news partner KIMA Action News reports that between this summer and last there have been more than 70 case…
Yakima County Commissioners Looking For Support Of Sales Tax
The Yakima County Commissioners are hoping voters support a proposed tenth of a cent sales tax increase to pay for security needs at the Yakima County jail. Commissioner Mike Leita says if approved the 2.8 million dollars a year would not only pay for security upgrades but would also pay expens…
Yakima County Commissioners Searching For Savings In Budget
The Yakima County Commissioners today begin searching for savings in criminal justice as the commissioners announce the recently formed law and justice panel review committee...the committee is going to be looking ways the county can save money in all areas of criminal justice...

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