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Travel delays possible

Motorists will likely encounter delays this week in some areas of Central Washington due to road construction.

Audit issue raised in letter

Issues with bidding for public works projects resulted in a management letter for Klickitat County Public Hospital District No. 2.

Zillah water rates change

The City Council is decreasing taxes on water consumption to ease the burden of increased water rates.

County declares burn ban

A Stage 1 burn ban was declared yesterday for all of Yakima County.

Thanksgiving closures set

All government offices, courts and banks will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday.

Prosser to review rate hikes

The City Council may raise utility rates for 2017.

Gang member sentenced

A convicted Sureno gang member will serve the next 100 months in federal prison.

Certification set for Nov. 22

The Yakima County Auditor’s Office is expected to certify results of the Nov. 8 general election. Auditor Charles Ross will certify the election tomorrow.

County eyes jail agreement

Yakima County commissioners will consider a jail agreement during their meeting tomorrow morning.

Council to review study

The City Council will consider a contribution to a study focused on water storage for the Yakima Basin.

Local group to review surveys

The Community Involvement Action Coalition reviewed results of a survey today.

Applications set for review

The city’s Lodging Tax Advisory Committee will meet to review applications.

City cancels workshop

The City Council’s workshop scheduled for Dec. 5 is canceled.

Contracts approved

A Yakima non-profit will help the city with tourism marketing.

Hearing continued

The City Council will continue a public hearing from Monday night.

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