Wapato’s former deputy clerk, Gloria Acosta, was charged Monday in Yakima County Superior Court with multiple counts of theft.
Wednesday, October 09, 2019
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney Joseph Brusic will not attempt to oust Wapato Mayor Dora Alvarez-Roa, saying it would do more harm than good right now.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
WAPATO — Mayor Dora Alvarez-Roa wants to be paid.
Friday, September 06, 2019
Wapato has a security camera system inside and outside City Hall, but it wasn’t turned on until this week, after allegations brought forth by a City Council member that camera cables had been cut.
Thursday, September 05, 2019
Wapato’s mayor has fired the city clerk-treasurer in the midst of a financial crisis, leaving the city without a point of contact for finances and the budget — and, at the same time, as allegations mount about the misappropriation of funds and destruction of public records.
WAPATO, Wash. — Wapato’s mayor pro tem and city attorney had troubling news to share at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
The Yakima County prosecuting attorney plans to pursue an arcane, rarely used legal action in an attempt to determine whether the city of Wapato’s mayor is lawfully in power and to oust her if she is not.
Wapato’s new acting Police Chief Michael Campos says he will have an open-door policy with the community.
A day after he was arrested on suspicion of official misconduct, former Wapato City Administrator Juan Orozco is a free man.
A Yakima County Superior Court judge Wednesday threw out the criminal case against former Wapato City Administrator Juan Orozco.