May 5, 2022

Yakama Indian Reservation receives millions as part of infrastructure bill

Author: Sigmund Seroka

YAKIMA, Wash. -
Yakama Indian Reservation is implementing a multimillion dollar project to improve their fish passage and agricultural development.
The $3.7 million project to repair the Wapato irrigation diversion on the Yakima River is funded using part of President Biden's infrastructure bill.
Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Bryan Newland flew from Washington D.C. to make the announcement of the project in Wapato yesterday.
Newland says the funding has finally come to fix the century ol...