Harman Center Hosting 2nd Annual Lego Winter Village Contest

Pictures with Santa, a hot cocoa bar and holiday crafts will be offered during the City of Yakima Harman Center’s 2nd annual “Santa’s Workshop and Lego Village Competition” event. The free event is from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, Dec. 7th.  Contestants must pre-register for the Lego Village Competition contest by Thursday, December … Continued

Wastewater Line Installation to Restrict Traffic on Jerome

The installation of a wastewater line will result in the closure of a portion of Jerome Avenue from Monday, November 18th through Wednesday, November 20th. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 4:00 pm each day. While the project is underway, Jerome Avenue between 20th Avenue and 25th Avenue will … Continued

Yakima City Council November 19th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, November 19th, in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the November 19th regular meeting include: Issuing a 2019 Small Business Saturday Proclamation. Holding a second public hearing on the 2020 Preliminary Budget. Authorizing an … Continued

Latest Count of General Election Returns Released

The latest count of returns for the 2019 General Election have been released by the Yakima County Auditor’s office. In the race to replace Dulce Gutierrez in Yakima City Council District 1, Eliana Macias has expanded her lead over Kenton Gartrell 51.71% to 48.16%.  After the first count on election night, Gartrell led Macias 60% … Continued

Latest Count of General Election Returns Released

The latest count of returns for the 2019 General Election have been released by the Yakima County Auditor’s office, and the lead in one race for a Yakima City Council seat has changed hands. In the race to replace Dulce Gutierrez in Yakima City Council District 1, Eliana Macias has taken the lead over Kenton … Continued

Tree Removal to Impact Traffic on a Portion of 11th Avenue

A tree removal project will impact traffic on a section of 11th Avenue from Tuesday, November 12th through Friday, November 22nd. While the project is underway, the 1700 block of South 11th Avenue will be closed to traffic. Work is expected to begin at 7:00 am and end at 3:00 pm each day of the … Continued

November 2019 Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click the following link to see the November 2019 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – The November 2019 Issues Brief e-Newsletter includes articles, photos, accompanying links and City contact phone numbers. Issues Brief is a monthly publication of the City of Yakima Community Relations Office.

Holiday Closures Planned for Veterans Day

Many of the City of Yakima’s facilities will be closed Monday, November 11th, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. That includes City Hall, Y-PAC, and Parks and Recreation offices. Business offices for the Police and Fire Departments will be closed. Emergency services will remain available. In addition, the City’s Harman Center will be closed … Continued

Downtown Yakima Parade to Honor Veterans

The Yakima community will honor its veterans and all U.S. military veterans by staging the 2019 Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Yakima on Monday, November 11th.  The parade is sponsored annually by the Veterans of Foreign Wars – Post 379. The parade will begin at 10:45 am at the intersection of Yakima Avenue and 6th … Continued

Second Count of General Election Returns Released

The second count of returns for the 2019 General Election have been released by the Yakima County Auditor’s office, and the results have not changed much from the first count of ballots on election night. In the race to replace Dulce Gutierrez in Yakima City Council District 1, Kenton Gartrell has 57.38% of the vote … Continued