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Yakima City Council Calls Special Meeting Set For Monday

City of Yakima Council members Avina and Dulce Gutierrez have called a special meeting to be held in council chambers on Monday, June 12th at 10:30 a.m.

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Yakima City Council Member Carmen Mendez Apologizes After DUI Arrest [VIDEO]

Yakima City Councilwoman Carmen Mendez says she regrets and is sorry for her recent arrest on a charge of driving under the influence of intoxicants...

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Will Welcoming City Resolution be Reconsidered?

Many people attended the Yakima City Council meeting Tuesday night to urge the council to reconsider a Welcoming City resolution that was defeated by the council on a 4-3 vote in January...

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Yakima City Council’s Vote May Run Uber Right Out Of Town

Should Yakima ban Uber?

A lot of people in Yakima have used Uber before and are excited that we finally have it here. I grew up in a town where you would have to wait forty-five minutes to an hour-at minimum- for a taxi...

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Yakima Considers Its Options for Setting Up a Homeless Camp [VIDEO]

The Yakima City Council held a special meeting Wednesday to address the issue of homelessness in Yakima.  In particular, the city wanted to provide an alternate location for a city sanctioned homeless camp as an option to impromptu camps on Chestnut near 6th and 7th street and behind the Depot on Yakima Avenue...

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City Council Burns Voters Over Marijuana

It took a couple of hours.  More than a couple of dozen people spoke. Both sides of the question of whether to lift Yakima’s ban on marijuana grow, package and retail operations presented their arguments...

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Yakima Scraps Plan for Community Courts Due to Budget Issues

 

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Yakima has tabled plans for a community court system for low-level offenders due to budget problems.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that on Tuesday the City Council moved to pull the proposal while staff looks for ways to close a projected $750,000 shortfall in the general government budget.

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Yakima Program Targets Dangerous Structures for Demolition

 

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — There are about 100 buildings left in Yakima that officials are working to get fixed up or demolished as part of a program to address abandoned and potentially dangerous buildings in the city.

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Deadly Fire, Indicted Auditor Top Washington Stories for 2015

 

 

SEATTLE (AP) — A blaze that killed three firefighters in north-central Washington was voted the state's top news story of 2015 by Associated Press member editors.

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Yakima City Council Candidates Explain Their Views to NewsTalk KIT [LISTEN]

Seventeen of the 25 candidates seeking Yakima City Council seats in the Aug. 4 primary election have agreed to on-air interviews with KIT's Dave Ettl and Lance Tormey...

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