New Shelter For Young Adults Opens In Yakima Tuesday
A press release from Yakima Neighborhood Health Services says those who use the shelter will check-in at Rod’s House between 5pm and 7pm to have dinner. At 8pm they will be transported to Englewood Christian Church at 511 north 44th avenue to stay until morning.
Washington’s Homeless Population Grew Last Year
SEATTLE (AP) — Rough tallies of Washington's homeless population showed an increase in the number of people living outdoors or in shelters and transitional housing, despite efforts to reduce homelessness.
The Seattle Times reports that surveys conducted in five of the six most populous cou…
Yakima's Homeless Might Have a New Place to Stay
Yakima's homeless could soon be able stay on an acre of land just east of town.
The Yakima City Council approved a new location Tuesday for a homeless encampment. The city-owned site is a one-acre lot east of Interstate 82 and next to the Yakima waste water treatment facility...
Body Found in Yakima River ID’d as Missing Man
YAKIMA (AP) — Officials have identified a body found in the Yakima River in southern Washington as a 25-year-old man who had been missing for several months.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports Skyler Pourier's body was found Sunday. He is believed to have died around the time he was report…
Yakima City Council Wants To Create Sanctuary City [POLL]
Over the objections of many local residents, the Yakima City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to create a future resolution to possibly make Yakima a sanctuary or welcoming city where all people would feel safe.
No date was set for the council to discuss the future resolution...

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