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Union Gap City Hall Will be Back in One Building by 2013
It is the city's temporary answer for a long-term problem: a modular unit will be placed on city-hall grounds.
It comes after dangerous mold forced employees out of city hall and police headquarters earlier this year. Now city offices are scattered across town...
Union Gap to Change City Government
Union Gap voters have decided to change their form of government from a strong mayor to a city manager. It is still a close race with Proposition 1 approved by 55 percent of the voters as of Tuesday night.
It means Mayor Jim Lemon would lose his power and become the eighth council member...
Change of Government on the Ballot for Union Gap
Union Gap voters will have a chance to change the form of government on the November ballot.
The city currently has a strong mayoral form of government, but if approved by voters, the city would run like Yakima. A seven-member council will hire a city manager to run the government...
Union Gap Releases More City Employees
Employee turnover in Union Gap continues while the city is stuck in a hiring freeze. Two more city employees were recently fired.  Both the interim city clerk and executive assistant were shown the door.  Our news partner KIMA Action News reports Four different people have held Union Gap…
Union Gap Looking To Serve Beer At Old Town Days
Union Gap's annual festival to celebrate the city's history could come with a twist. The event organizers are pushing for a beer garden. Our news partner KIMA Action News reports Mayor Jim Lemon thinks it's a bad idea because of the new location...
Union Gap Ready For Cabela’s Outpost
Dirt and debris are being removed to make way for an outdoors-man's paradise. however, this paradise won't be outside, rather indoors at the Cabela's outpost store in Union Gap. The Mayor Jim Lemon says the store is actually considered a tourist destination and there will be signs…