YAKIMA — The filing deadline for those seeking office in this year’s election passed on Friday, and the list of candidates has grown.
YAKIMA — It’s time for people interested in elected office to file, and several in the Lower Yakima Valley started the week, submitting their paperwork with the Yakima County Auditor this past Monday.
“I’m excited to hear about economic development in Grandview,” Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA) told Grandview Chamber of Commerce members at Monday’s luncheon, which was part of a day-long visit to the community.
There were only a few surprises in the Yakima County elections this past Tuesday, but by Thursday, the race between Coroner Jack B. Hawkins, and his challenger James “Jim” Curtice was beginning to widen with Curtice moving solidly ahead.
The leader in the race for Legislative District 15 Representative, Pos. 2, Jeremie Dufault, is surrounded by supporters at the Yakima County Auditor’s Office. As of 8 p.m. last night, the Republican candidate had a 3,803 lead over Democrat A.J. Cooper.
The vote counts for all candidates for elective office in the 15th Legislative District and Yakima County that affect the Lower Valley went up in late vote counting last week, but positions did not change. In most cases, the leaders of each race added to their margins
Granger Mayor Jose Trevino hopes to be the next Yakima County Commissioner from District No. 3, saying he wants to apply “common sense, conservative principles” to problem solving.
Saying he’s been listening to the people with which he visits, Grandview Mayor Norm Childress declares that the voters’ wishes will be his priorities.
County Commissioner District No. 3 candidates to speak at the forum hosted by the Lower Valley Republicans at Bon Vino’s in Sunnyside last Friday morning had varying qualities to tout about themselves.
As 9-year incumbent state senator David Taylor prepares for his fifth race for the Washington House of Representative, he declares he remains committed to smaller government, fewer taxes and more freedom.
In a ruling issued Tuesday, July 3, the Supreme Court of the State of Washington outlined the responsibility of Secretary of State Kim Wyman to accept and evaluate initiative and referendum petitions.
Democrat A.J. Cooper announced May 15 that she will again challenge incumbent David Taylor for state Representative, Position No. 2, in the 15th Legislative District.
An Arizona lawmaker’s foundation is taking aim at Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers over her acceptance of campaign contributions and backing from the National Rifle Association.
A local lawmaker has been named the Association of Washington Business’ 2018 Legislator of the Year. State Rep. David Taylor, a Republican, was selected for the honor by the group’s Government Affairs County.
Following last weekend’s U.S. airstrikes against Syrian chemical weapons facilities, Gov. Jay Inslee is calling on the Trump Administration to ease immigration restrictions.
The seventh person to announce his candidacy for Yakima County Commission seat No. 3, Steve Changala, lives in Terrace Heights, but he knows the Lower Yakima Valley well.
A funeral director and insurance agent is running for Yakima County Coroner. Dan Williams, 37, a Republican, works for Shaw and Sons Funeral Directors.
A businessman and agriculture industry advocate, has decided to run for the Yakima County Commission District No. 3 seat. Brent Knautz joins Grandview Mayor Childress Norm and former Sunnyside Mayor James Restucci in the field vying for the seat currently held by Rand Elliott.
UPDATE: Sunnyside’s City Council is rescheduling consideration of the proposed ordinance to modify the current zoning prohibiting the retail sale of marijuana. City staff are currently reviewing future calendars with the council to re-schedule this matter. NOTE: This poll is used for community involvement only. Results will not be used in City Council's decision.
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