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State pulls credentials

State Department of Health officials took actions against two Yakima County medical providers.

Free college bill filed

Two Seattle Democrats want free tuition for in-state students to attend community college.

Honeyford drops home rehab bill

A state agency could begin a home rehabilitation loan program under a bill proposed yesterday.

State notes road closure

A portion of Interstate 82 will be closed two hours tomorrow for repairs.

Eyman plans initiative

Tim Eyman is proposing Initiative 1550 — the Property Tax Fairness Initiative — to reduce regular property tax levies by 25 percent statewide beginning in 2018.

State reviews credentials

State health officials announced credential changes for two Benton County health providers.

Burn bans lifted

Two burn bans impacting areas of Yakima County were both lifted yesterday.

New charge possible

A local man may be facing a new charge following a fatal crash last week.

Senate appoints Short

Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, was selected yesterday to become senator for the state’s 7th Legislative District.

Firewise grants named

Two Klickitat County communities are among 21 statewide receiving Firewise grants.

Amnesty offer set

Yakima County Probation Services is offering an amnesty program that begins Wednesday and ends April 28.

Closures planned

State transportation officials are planning two closures this week.

County eyes HR director

Yakima County Commissioners may appoint a new human resources director.

Parties name leaders

Officials with the state Republican and Democratic parties have elected leaders.

No fraud in state vote

Following President Donald Trump’s assertion that as many as 3 to 5 million people voted fraudulently in the 2016 presidential election, Secretary of State Kim Wyman defended the state’s elections.

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