Yakima council moving forward with streetlight project

YAKIMA, Wash. - In an effort to stop crime, the Yakima city council is moving ahead with a streetlight project.   

Council agreeing to borrow up to $ 2.4 million from the state.

The money will replace thousands of streetlights all around the city.

Some residents looking forward to change.

"It's going to make a positive environment for the people living there, I feel like they're going to feel a little bit safer also I feel like there has to be more after this,” said Yakima resident Angel Richelderfer.

The project is expected to start this summer.

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