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America’s Retail Greed Clouds Judgement with Thanksgiving Day Openings [BLOG]

Thanksgiving is where I draw the line with Christmas shopping and who won't be getting any of my money this holiday season. A record number of retailers plan on opening earlier on Thanksgiving Day to try and make up for the shorter time from between Turkey Day and Christmas. Apparently there are 6 less days between the two major holidays and retailers are worried

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Take a Deep Breath, The Downtown Plan has Considered Parking Options [MAYOR'S BLOG]

It's interesting to me that so many people have made so many wrong assumptions about the idea of a downtown plaza and what it will do to parking in downtown Yakima.

I need as much information

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Why Spend $30,000 Dollars on Gopher Removal? Let Me Explain [MAYOR'S BLOG]

The Yakima Air Terminal is a primary commercial service airport which receives regularly
scheduled and unscheduled airline operations which requires the airport to uphold specific
safety regulations governed by the Federal Aviation Administration. During previous FAA
inspections it's been noted gophers continue to burrow and create mounds of dirt adjacent to
the Runways and Taxiways. Due to this activity it poses a variety of safety concerns which
include:

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How Should Yakima Handle the State’s New Marijuana Law? [MAYOR'S BLOG]

We truly are living in historical times. I never would have thought that I would have a hand in deciding how the City of Yakima handles the implementation of the new marijuana law. The State has a long list of rules and process that will be in place by the end of the year.

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In Local Government Today You Can’t Win – Mayor’s Blog

In today's world with a stressed electorate and tight local budgets creates a difficult environment to improve the quality of life in Yakima. The last 8 years I've been on the city council we have been struggling with the challenge of fixing our streets while combating the gang and crime issue in Yakima.

We had a number of ideas to pay for a major grind and overlay of our most heavily traveled streets. Typically voters have approved a street bond to repair our roads, but

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Household Pets Become Latest Victims Of Foreclosure Crisis
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Local Animal Activists Want Pit Bull Ban Lifted in Yakima [MAYOR'S BLOG]

Last night the Yakima city council heard from a number of animal rights activists about the ban on Pit bulls in Yakima. The ban has been in place since 1989 and was upheld by the Washington State Supreme Court.

Pit Bulls have long been the center of attention for their toughness and strength. I'm sure you all remember NFL QB Michael Vick and his scandal of breeding pit bull dogs and raising them to fight each other.

There have been numerous dog attacks in Yakima over the last 20 years, and any of them resulting in

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Exclusive First Look Inside The New Eisenhower High School [PHOTOS]

Today I had the opportunity to tour the new Eisenhower High School. Superintendent Dr. Elaine Beraza led our group around the giant structure which is expected to open for school in a little under two weeks.

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Really!? Major News Networks Disappoint – Mayor’s Blog

I'm so glad we have DVR and can choose what we want to watch on TV. I record great shows like CMT Insider, WWE Monday Night Raw, Nashville, and Revenge. I also record the local news and listen to a lot of radio.

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Maintaining Relationships – Who Comes First? – Mayor’s Blog

Life is interesting, challenging, rewarding, and sometimes unexplainable. There are many great leaders throughout our history, and the ones who seem to have accomplished the most have also sacrificed the most. The people who are

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Be Careful, Be Safe, Be Aware – Mayor’s Blog

Surround yourself with the right people, and realize your own worth. Honestly, there are enough bad people out there in the world - you don't need to be your own worst enemy.
-Lucy Hale

There are very few things left sacred in this world and it's your job to protect them in yourself.

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Should Smoking Be Banned In Yakima Parks? [POLL]

This past week at the Yakima City Council meeting, Sara Bristol brought up the idea of banning smoking in city parks. It's an interesting proposition and one I think most families would agree with. Other cities around the country have enacted similar bans. So as we wait for this issue to come back to the city council, what do you think?

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Why Does Yakima Flood Every Time it Rains? We Now Know!

If you ever wonder why it floods certain places when it rains a lot here in the Yakima Valley? Here's what Waterwords division manager, Scott Schafer, says.

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