County sets public hearing
Yakima County commissioners set a public hearing for
Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 10:30 a.m. to discuss applications filed by the Upland
Water Users Association. The association is applying for a franchise to operate
and maintain an irrigation pipe in and around Swan Road and Riverside Avenue.
Mileage reimbursement to increase for county employees
Mileage reimbursement for Yakima County employees was
increased to 48.5 cents per mile. County commissioners approved the increase
Tuesday morning for mileage employees incur while driving their own vehicles on
National fire safety week proclaimed
Fire Safety emphasis week for Oct. 9-15 was proclaimed by
Yakima County commissioners Tuesday with help from a fire department mascot and
Ronald McDonald. The emphasis this year is alerting the public to blow out
candles before leaving home.