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Union Gap Mayor Resigns Takes Settlement
AP-Former Union Gap Mayor Jim Lemon has resigned from the city council and accepted a $38,000 settlement. In a resignation letter to the council Monday, Lemon said he was leaving to avoid confusion over the city's form of government. Voters ended the strong-mayor position in November, and Lemon…
Friends and Co-Workers in Shock From Loss of Friend
Two suspects arrested in last Thursday's shooting of 45-year-old Cynthia Kelley-Munzanreder at a Union Gap movie theater appeared in court on Tuesday. One of the suspects is her husband John Munzanreder. His suspected accomplice is Juan Ibanez Cortes...
Husband Arrested in Union Gap Fatal Shooting
Union Gap Police have arrested two people in connection with last Thursday's fatal shooting of 45-year-old Cynthia Kelley-Munzanreder. One of the suspects is reportedly her husband, or a relative.
John Munzanreder is being held in the Yakima County jail on a first-degree murder charge...
Union Gap Hires New City Manager
The Union Gap city council made an effort towards a fresh start in the city on Monday night by hiring a new city manager. The Council chose Rodney Otterness as the new manager. Otterness comes from Minnesota where he was a city administrator for seven years...
Two Slashed in the Throat After Argument
Two people are expected to survive life threatening slash wounds after an argument at a Union Gap home Sunday morning. Police say a woman was cut by her boyfriend's brother when the two got into an argument. During the argument the suspect's brother was cut as he apparently tried to interv…
Former Union Gap Mayor Still Could Face Criminal Charges
Former Union Gap Mayor, Jim Lemon, could still face criminal charges for an alleged fight with a city employee.
Action News learned Union Gap police submitted a case to Yakima County prosecutors for review. Officers say they wanted prosecutors to review the case for a second opinion...
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...

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