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Plaza Committee Gives $9.6 Million Check To City
Members of the Yakima Central Plaza Committee presented a check to the Yakima City Council Tuesday for $9.6 million in private donations to be coupled with $3 million in public money to build the plaza downtown. Committee members say all the money is pledged thru contracts that guarantee the private…
Yakima Central Plaza Committee Reaches Funding Goal
Yakima will have a plaza downtown in the near future. That's because The Yakima Central Plaza committee has announced that it has reached $9 million in private funding contracts for the construction of the Yakima Central Plaza, with additional pledges and contracts still coming into the city...
Yakima City Council Votes To Create Sanctuary City
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...
Downtown plaza would be a game-changer
After several years of planning, designing and debate, the future of Yakima’s proposed downtown central plaza will soon be determined. Change is hard for most people and a vision for all that the plaza is designed to do can be a challenge to convey...