Road Repairs to Impact Traffic on Walnut Street

Beginning on Thursday, August 1st, traffic will be disrupted on the section of Walnut Street between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue through Thursday, August 8th while road repairs are made. On Thursday, August 1st from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm, traffic on that section of Walnut will be limited to one lane in each direction … Continued

New Tuesday Night Downtown Yakima Farmers Market Launched

Now there is another great reason to come and spend time in Downtown Yakima.  The popular Yakima Farmer’s Market is expanding to include a Tuesday night event in the heart of the city. Starting July 23rd, the Yakima Farmer’s Market will be open each Tuesday from 4:00 pm until 7:30 pm and will be located … Continued

July 16th Yakima Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, July 16th.  Action taken by the Council on July 16th included: –   Approval of a Yakima Police Department succession planning proposal –   Approval of a vacation buy-back program for non-represented employees –   Approval of a memorandum of understanding related to the … Continued

July 2013 City of Yakima Issues Brief

In this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief – Yakima’s Population Pushes Past the 92,000 mark – Second Annual Yakima Citizen Survey Process Underway – Construction Continuing on MLK, Jr. Blvd Underpass July 2013 City of Yakima Issues Brief

Road Repairs to Impact Traffic on Chestnut Avenue and Union Street

Beginning on Tuesday, July 16th, sections of Chestnut Avenue and Union Street will be closed to through traffic during daytime hours through Thursday, July 18th. The eastbound lanes of Chestnut between 8th Street and 9th Street will be closed between 6:00 am and 4:00 pm while repairs are made to the road surface.  Westbound traffic … Continued

Citywide Road Resurfacing Project Continues to Make Progress

A major project to resurface several key sections of Yakima streets that will be underway for the rest of this summer and fall will impact traffic on sections of Nob Hill Boulevard, Fair Avenue, Washington Avenue, and 1st Street this week. The City is spending $5 million dollars this year completing what’s known as a “grind … Continued