Yakima County Commissioner Vicki Baker says some reopening of the local economy is needed because the community is increasingly desperate. Many local business owners are on the verge of losing their livelihoods, some services are going underground and people are experiencing emotional and financial crises, Baker said in an email to the Yakima Herald-Republic. Full …
Yakima County Public Services reopened to the public, by appointment only, for existing and new development permits last Wednesday, May 6. Full Article: Valley Publishing Co.
Yakima County Commissioner Vicki Baker appears on the KIT Morning News Show to clarify what counties can and can’t do under the Governor’s Stay At Home orders. She offers a possible pathway for businesses to reopen with the creation of safe operating plans, especially if the plans are broad based. Full Article: KIT NewsTalk
Yakima city and county officials are following state and Yakima Health District stay-home orders, and aren’t bucking rules designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Full Article: Yakima Herald