Staying Healthy in Hot Weather

Yakima County, WA – With temperatures in the Yakima Valley forecasted to reach over 100˚F during the coming week, public health officials are encouraging people to take precautions to protect their health. Several medical problems may arise from hot weather, including heat exhaustion and heat stroke, especially in older adults and young children. People with … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015. Action taken by the Council on June 16th included: –     Special recognition of the award winning Yakima All-America City delegation –     Adopting a six-year transportation improvement plan –     Accepting revisions to the 2014-2017 collective bargaining agreement with International … Continued

June 2015 City of Yakima Issues Brief

Articles in the June 2015 edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter include: Take the Bus for Free to Take a Dip in the Pool This Summer –  Free Music and Movies to Fill Yakima Parks Again This Summer – New Communications Center Open and Operating in Union Gap.  Click the following link … Continued

Yakima Captures Second All-America City Award

Try, try again. That motto certainly applies to Yakima’s efforts to be named an All-America City. During a ceremony tonight at the Sheraton hotel in downtown Denver, Colorado, a group of 25 people from Yakima hugged, high-fived, and celebrated when Yakima was announced as one of the communities receiving a 2015 All-America City Award. “Thrilled … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at Yakima City Hall. Items on the June 16th agenda include: –     Special recognition for retiring Yakima Police Department employees –     A public hearing to consider adoption of the six-year transportation improvement plan –    … Continued

Downtown Summer Nights Series Returns for a Third Year

The Downtown Summer Nights Concert Series has grown in each of its first two years. After a successful debut in 2013, the series added more performers to its lineup for the 2014 season. This year’s 10-show series will include no less than 30 musical acts during its run from mid-June through late-August. Each show in … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015. Action taken by the Council on June 2nd included: –     Seeking a stay of a federal court ruling that changed the election process for Yakima City Council members –     Agreeing to hold a study session to review an … Continued