The City Council approved the Rural County Capital Funds spending recommendation, moved forward on a possible recycling program and approved a budget amendment to pay a $62,000 overage on a city park restroom project during its regular meeting Tuesday evening.
No moving Republicans or Democrats
If you’ve been following the Hirst Bill state capital budget saga, you’re probably wondering how the two are related.
City seeks agreement for memorial
The City Council Tuesday night approved the Puterbaugh Business Park annexation and continued to move forward on the Veterans Memorial discussion.
Hirst Bill drilling into budget talks
Moses Lake Republican State Senator Judy Warnick said meetings yesterday to deal with the Hirst Bill and the state’s capital budget went well, but there was no movement on either the bill or the budget.
Except for the haze from Northwest wildfires, the Yakima Valley Fair had nice, even though hot weather for opening day yesterday.
City staff in shock over sudden death
City personnel, especially at the public works department, are still feeling the shock of the sudden, unexpected death of building inspector Frank Ward more than a week ago.
Lots of folks picture reporters as ambulance and fire engine chasers.
Parents were transported to medical centers
Bail was set at $75,000 Monday in Yakima County Superior Court for the local 18-year-old accused of shooting his parents on Aug. 1.
Temperatures may be factor in production
The Washington State Tree Fruit Association is estimating a state apple crop slightly smaller than last year’s.
Governor to plead for capital funds, balk on Hirst
Democrat Gov. Jay Inslee will bring the state’s capital budget battle here tomorrow, and prime opponent State Rep. David Taylor will not be here to respond.