Military Aircraft Exercises Will Bring Activity and Noise to Yakima Area

From Sunday, May 21st through Friday, May 26th, U.S. military aircraft will be performing training exercises over the Yakima Training Center and the Lower Yakima Valley.  Community members in the Yakima area are likely to notice increased activity at the Yakima-Air Terminal-McAllister Field, where the military aircraft will be temporarily stationed, and some increase in … Continued

Waterline Project to Impact Traffic on Viola Avenue and 22nd Street

Accelerated Construction & Excavating of Plummer, Idaho will begin construction on the East Viola Avenue (I-82) and South 22nd Street Water Main Replacement Project on Monday, May 22nd. The project will take place on East Viola Avenue from Rudkin Road to South 22nd Street (crossing I-82) and on South 22nd Street approximately 400 feet north … Continued

Paving to Close Section Englewood and 66th Avenue Intersection

The intersection of Englewood Avenue and 66th Avenue will be closed for most of two days this week while the first phase of a paving project is completed. The Englewood and 66th intersection will closed at 6:00 am on Wednesday, May 17th and remain closed until 5:00 pm on Thursday, May 18th.  Detour routes around … Continued

May 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the following link to see the May 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – May 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter Articles in this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter include – Multiple Sports Camps for Girls and Boys Available This Year – Yakima Airport Director Wins Prestigious … Continued

Notice of Special Meeting of the Yakima City Council on May 12th

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING Public Safety Issues & Recent Communication with Rep. Newhouse MAY 12, 2017 1 PM Yakima Training Annex, 421 E. Chestnut Avenue, Yakima A complete meeting agenda and other related items are posted on the City’s website at Other locations to review this information are the … Continued

Yakima Transit Riders Advisory Committee to Meet on May 10th

The next meeting of the Yakima Transit Riders Advisory Committee will take place on Wednesday, May 10th at 5:30pm in the City of Yakima Public Works training room located behind the Public Works Administration Building (2301 Fruitvale Boulevard). At the May 10th meeting, details about current Yakima Transit projects and issues will be presented and … Continued

Asphalt Work to Close a Portion of South 2nd Street

Asphalt work will result in the closure of South 2nd Street between East Walnut Street and East Chestnut Avenue on Friday, May 5th.  Work on the project will take place from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. Because of heavy traffic volumes, drivers can expect delays in the project area.  Drivers should use alternate routes if … Continued

Rotary Paying for and Building New Chesterley Park Playground

Thanks to the generosity of the Yakima Southwest Rotary Club and the Yakima Rotary Trust, Chesterley Park will soon be home to a new, state-of-the-art playground. Members of the Yakima Southwest Rotary Club, one of three Rotary clubs in Yakima, and the Yakima Rotary Trust, which funds local projects that have a long term impact … Continued

Harman Center Hosting Anniversary Celebration

The City of Yakima’s Harman Center at Gailleon Park will mark its 13th anniversary of serving the community’s seniors with a special event on Friday, May 5th. A celebration will take place at the Harman Center, located at 101 N. 65th Avenue, on May 5th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  A variety of organizations … Continued