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Should Gang Members Register Like Sex Offenders? [POLL]
Yakima, you need to sit down. It's time for a family meeting.
Things are not going very well in our city.
Say what you want about elections, but no one has been getting this problem right in Yakima for awhile.
A lot of what ails our community can be summed up by this one map made with Google Maps:
New Google Map Defines Yakima’s Gang Areas
It's been a tough week or so concerning continued gang violence in Yakima, and it's got many of us uneasy and a bit scared. Now a new Google Map plots out the turf of some of Yakima's gangs.
I know violence can strike anywhere, but some areas of Yakima might be best avoided i…
Is Yakima Synonymous With Violence?
Before I moved to Yakima I heard how violent and nasty it was. Once I moved here I found that it was actually quite pleasant and, with all the rolling hills and trees, more attractive than I had been led to believe. I was also told that the violence has subsided greatly from what it was 15-20 y…
Is Downtown Yakima Safe? [VIDEO]
As a virtually lifelong resident of Yakima, I'm surprised by the number of locals who have voiced that downtown Yakima is unsafe and residents are afraid to go there.