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Voters Turned Down Sales Tax Proposal
Yakima County voters turned down a sales tax proposal but gave a thumbs up to funding for the Selah pool in Tuesdays primary election the sales tax proposal failed 53 to 47 percent , it would have would have funded security upgrades at the Yakima County jail...
County Asking Voters About Sales Tax Increase
Next Wednesday thousands of ballots will be sent to county voters asking if they’ll support a proposed tenth-of-a-cent sales tax increase that would raise $2.8-million per year to pay off bond debt and fund security upgrades at the county jail...
Dying Man Set To Be Released From Jail
Richard Roberson has only months to live after doctors diagnosed him with a failing liver. Yakima County authorities will release him as a result of this illness. Roberson was accused of killing his girlfriend of five years.
In a bail hearing Thursday, a doctor desc…
Fatal Stabbing In Yakima On Tuesday
A 31 year old man is dead today after being stabbed in a fight in Southeast Yakima Tuesday. Authorities say the fight in the 5 hundred block of East Walnut was first spotted by a police officer driving in the area. Two men were fighting in the Eastbound lanes of East Walnut...
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 Jail Security Upgrades
The Yakima County Commissioners want to keep the community safe and they want you to fund a new security system at the Yakima County jail. The commissioners on Tuesday decided to ask voters in the august primary to approve a one tenth of a cent sales tax increase, the tax would raise 2...