Fair Avenue Roundabout Traffic Revisions

Road construction work to complete the Fair Avenue roundabout will result in traffic changes beginning on Thursday, October 15th. Westbound bound traffic on Fair Avenue will no longer be detoured onto MLK Jr. Boulevard. Instead, one lane of the new roundabout will be open to allow motorists to connect directly with East Lincoln Avenue. Eastbound … Continued

Utility Work to Close a Portion of North 3rd Street

Installation of a water line will result in the closure of North 3rd Street between East “F” Street and East “H” Street on Tuesday, October 13th and again on Wednesday, October 14th. The work will begin at 7:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm each day. Motorists can expect delays in the project … Continued

2015 Yakima Irrigation Season Will End on October 15th

Thursday, October 15th marks the end of another irrigation season for the vast majority of the residential and business customers served by the City of Yakima’s irrigation system. That’s the day that the system operated by the City’s Water/Irrigation Division will be shut off until next spring. The few other irrigation systems in the area … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, October 6th, 2015. Action taken by the Council on October 6th included: –   Authorizing preparation of a separation of service agreement concerning the City Manager –   Moving an appeal hearing on the expansion of the Union Gospel Mission to October 20th … Continued

Utility Work to Close a Portion of South 7th Avenue

Replacement of a water line will result in the closure of South 7th Avenue between West Chestnut Avenue and West Walnut Street on Wednesday, October 7th. The work will begin at 7:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm. Because of heavy traffic volumes in the area, drivers can expect delays while the project … Continued

SunComm Staging 8th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

For the past seven years, the dispatchers and calltakers at SunComm, Yakima’s 9-1-1 emergency services agency, have put on a fundraiser during October as part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The 8th Annual SunComm Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser will take place on Tuesday, October 6th. What started out as a relatively small event has … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, October 6th, 2015. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at Yakima City Hall. Items on the October 6th agenda include: –     An appeal of a Hearing Examiner’s decision to approve expansion of the Union Gospel Mission –     An agreement with Transpo Group … Continued

Utility Work to Close a Portion of North 3rd Street

Installation of a water line will result in the closure of North 3rd Street between East “H” Street and East “I” Street on Friday, October, 2nd. The work will begin at 7:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm. Because of heavy traffic volumes in the area, drivers can expect delays near the project … Continued