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Public Invited to Yakima County Visioning Goals Open Houses

 

The Yakima County Public Services Planning Division will host two open houses on March 18 and 19 to take comments on the county’s update and validation of the Visioning Goals, the foundation of the County’s comprehensive land-use plan.

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Yakima County to Offer Free Composting Class

 

Want to learn how to compost in your backyard? Yakima County Solid Waste will be presenting a free Backyard Composting class on Saturday, March 28th.

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County Budget Could Include New Deputies

The Yakima County Commissioners meet at 10:00 this morning at Yakima City Hall to talk about the 2015 budget.

Part of that budget includes the possibility of hiring new deputies for the Yakima County Sheriff's Office

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Primary Election Results: More Races

Here are primary election results from many legislative districts as well as county and other offices.

13th Legislative District Senator
Judith (Judy) Warnick: 16,953 (86.54 percent)
Mohammad Said: 2,636 (13.46)

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Primary Results: County Offices and 14th Legislative District

Here are the Yakima County results for the Yakima County auditor, sheriff and clerk races as well as the 14th Legislative District, Position 2.

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Five Marijuana Stores To Open In Yakima

Yakima County would get 14 retail outlets for recreational marijuana under newly issued rules from the Washington State Liquor Control Board.

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Flash Food Warning In Effect This Afternoon

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for central Yakima County, in effect until 3:30 this afternoon.

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County Struggling Slowing Gangs

Two men are in custody accused of three drive-by shootings on Sunday that investigators believe may be gang related.

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Briefs: HVAC Businesses busy, Jail Agreement

  • Businesses that fix air conditioning units and heat pumps are busy in the valley this week with upgrades and repairs as people want to stay cool in the hot weather.

    Casey Thaxton is the owner of Yakima's Comfort Pros Heating and Air Conditioning who says his phone started ringing at 5:00 a.m.

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    National and State Recognition for Memorial’s Diabetes Education

    Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the expansion of its diabetes education programs. The Washington State Attorney General’s office awarded Memorial a grant in the amount of $202,800. The money comes from a consumer protection settlement with GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceuticals.

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