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Yakima County Jail Changes Immigration Hold Policy
Columbia Legal Services and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) represented the two people who were unable to post bail or not released after paying bail, because of the immigration hold placed upon them under Yakima County’s former policy.
For Rent: Beds at the Yakima County Jail
Yakima County is renting beds at the county jail again. It is been years since the bed rental business fell off and left the county without needed funding. But Tuesday the county approved a 7 hundred thousand dollar contract with the city of Fife to house its inmates beginning next month...
Women Inmates Suspected of Setting Fire in Wapato City Jail
AP-Two women inmates of the Wapato city jail are accused of starting a fire at the jail on last Saturday. The fire caused minimal damage but forced guards to evacuate 52 men and 10 women until the building was cleared of smoke.According to Yakima County Superior Court documents released at a hearing…

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