Washington, the "Evergreen State" made some milestones for the 2021 legislative session, which began this week.
For example, six (6) African American women were elected to serve in the Washington state 2021 legislative session, our highest number yet...
Apparently, the in thing to do nowadays is have a city mascot -- Longview just adopted the squirrel to represent them.
So what about getting a mascot for Yakima?
I think marijuana should be Yakima's city flower/plant and the mascot should be a coyote! I see more of them than any other animal. I live in the sticks, so they are all over!
I've been through quite a few contentious issues during my 8 years on the Yakima City Council but the legalization of Marijuana is by far one of the worst. I'm not sure if it's because people don't follow the process that local governments go through to determine how to handle these types of issues or if people who want to give their opinion and just criticize because they can't understand why we