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First trip through
First trip through
It's officially open for traffic now -- the Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard underpass was dedicated today by a number of statewide and local leaders. I had the honor of hosting the ceremony that included speeches from state Sen. Curtis King and regional director Don Whitehouse, regional director of the state Department of Transportation. After the dedication ceremony, a caravan of city vehicles
Mayor's blog: What to cut?
Mayor's blog: What to cut?
Yakima City Council meetings can get heated, especially when the topic involves taxes. For some reason it's tough to have a civil conversation and debate when dealing with an issue like that. At last night's meeting, Councilman Rick Ensey made a motion to lower the utility tax by 2 percent, which would cut average household bills by about $2 a month...
Ice, Ice, Baby [VIDEO]
Ice, Ice, Baby [VIDEO]
A social media craze is making its way through Washington state, and now you have police officers using the ice challenge as a clever way to raise money for the officer-down memorial fund. I was called out by Tony Andrews from the Yakima Police Department to take the ice challenge, which involves dumping a bucket of ice water on your head. Here is the video of me taking the challenge.
Cefus and Kristina Engagement Photos
Cefus and Kristina Engagement Photos
Sometimes we need to take time out from the rat race and enjoy quality time with the people we love. I was able to do that last week during an engagement photo session with my beautiful fiancee and Memory Montage Photography. Tavis and Amy Guild toted us all around the Yakima Valley and captured some great shots along with sharing some fun memories together.
The Bottom Line on The Troubled Tiger Mart Sites [MAYOR’S BLOG]
The Bottom Line on The Troubled Tiger Mart Sites [MAYOR’S BLOG]
If you can remember way back when there was a time when the Tiger Marts were successful gas stations in prime locations throughout the City of Yakima. Today (like they have for many years) sit vacant as the owner refuses to clean them up and so they can once again become productive pieces of property. The City has struggled with how to handle the properties, dealing with a number of code complain
How Should Yakima Handle Pot?
How Should Yakima Handle Pot?
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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