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Yakima Looking for a Consultant to Head Downtown Plans
Yakima is moving closer to having a master plan for downtown. It is now in the process of choosing a consultant to do the work. Yakima received ten different proposals that could cost up to $130,000. The master plan will establish development guidelines and describe how the city should attract new b…
Yakima Police Looking at Ways to Making the Greenway More Safe
A push to make the Yakima Greenway safer for your family is taking shape and it starts with preventing crime. A reputation for the trail system as a haven for crime and homelessness has not made that easy according to Yakima Police. Chief Dominic Rizzi tells our news partner KIMA Action News among t…
City Bus Fare Increase
The Yakima City Council officially voted in favor of increasing bus prices Tuesday night. Most single ride fares are going up about 50 cents. The monthly reduce-fare pass will jump from $5 to $9. The adult monthly pass will increase from $17 to $25...
City Council to Look at Super Majority Tax Limiter Proposal
Yakima City Council member Sara Bristol says she will ask the council to vote on a super majority tax limiter proposal that the council voted down last month. Bristol says she believes it is what people want. If the council supports the issue it may appear on an April ballot for voters to ultimately…
Yakima City Council to Decide on Yakima Car Tab Vote
Voters will not see a car tab measure on a ballot in April. And it may or may not be on the August ballot. The Yakima City Council tomorrow will hear from Yakima City Manager Tony O'Rourke. He is expected to give the council other options to consider to fix Yakima city roads...
Yakima Officials Staking City Claims in Olympia
Lobbying for City projects is what a team from Yakima is doing in Olympia today. City Manager Tony O'Rourke and Police Chief Dominic Rizzi Jr. are knocking on doors of lawmakers along with City Council members Dave Ettl and Mayor Micah Cawley...
City Council Will Not Put Car Tabs Vote on April Ballot
Voters will not see a car tab measure on a ballot in April. The Yakima City Council Tuesday voted to remove the proposal to raise car tabs by $30 from an April ballot. City Councilwoman Sarah Bristol told her fellow council members before the vote Tuesday, April is just too early for the issue to be…

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