Citywide Road Resurfacing Project Update

A citywide street repaving project that began in mid May and will continue until this fall will affect traffic in several areas of Yakima from July 7th through July 11th. The City is spending about $15 million dollars this year completing a “grind and overlay” project, which involves removing old and deteriorated asphalt and replacing … Continued

Repaving Project to Impact Traffic on Occidental

A two-block section of Occidental Road will be closed to all traffic for most of the day on both July 7th and July 8th while crews repair and repave the street. Occidental between 68th Avenue and 70th Avenue will be closed from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm on both Monday, July 7th and Tuesday, July … Continued

Yakima Auto Theft Prevention Week is July 7 – 11

The Yakima Police Department has designated the week of July 7-11 as auto theft prevention week. In an effort to reduce auto theft crimes, YPD has purchased steering wheel lock devices to give away to the citizens of Yakima. Owners of Honda Civics or Accords are able to obtain their free device at these locations: … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 Action taken by the Council on July 1st included: –   Removal of a street restoration fee from a proposed ordinance dealing with excavations in public rights-of-way –   Approval of a resolution to continue the school resource officer program … Continued