Utility Work to Close a Portion of Willow Street

Utility work will result in the closure of Willow Street between North 20th Avenue and North 24th Avenue on Monday, January 11th. Work on the project will take place from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. Detours around the construction site will be available, but because of heavy traffic volume in the area, drivers can expect … Continued

Inclement Weather Conditions Affecting Refuse Collection

The public’s cooperation is being sought to help City of Yakima refuse operators keep on schedule during winter weather. “Ice and snow cause driving problems for everyone and when you drive a thirty-ton garbage truck, it can be especially challenging,” said City of Yakima Refuse and Recycling Manager Loretta Zammarchi. To provide the best service … Continued

Private Pledges to Yakima Central Plaza Nearly Double

Prominent Yakima business owners and individual community members have stepped up to provide another nearly $2 million in private pledges to build the Downtown Yakima Central Plaza. Those pledges are in addition to a $2 million contribution from the Plath family made earlier this year toward the plaza designed by world-renowned landscape architect and Yakima … Continued