2nd Annual Roots & Vines Festival Looking to Build on Success

Last year’s debut of the Yakima Roots & Vines Festival exceeded just about every expectation its promoters had for the inaugural event. Based on that success, anticipation is high for this year’s event, which will take place in Yakima’s Historic North Front Street District on Saturday, May 14th from 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm. “The … Continued

Transformer Replacement to Impact Traffic at 40th and River Road

Traffic signals at the intersection of 40th Avenue and River Road will be shut down temporarily during the day on Tuesday, February 23rd for a few hours while work is done to replace a power transformer near the intersection. Pacific Power crews will be installing a transformer from 9:00 am until about noon that day. … Continued

Utility Work to Close Portions of 64th Avenue

The installation of water and sewer lines for a new housing development in West Valley will require the closure of South 64th Avenue between Ahtanum Road and Occidential Road early next week. The closure is scheduled to begin at 7:00 AM on Monday, February 22nd and continue until 4:00 pm on Tuesday, February 23rd. Utility … Continued

We Are Yakima Open House Provides Chance to Plan

One of the first steps in the intensive process of updating the City of Yakima’s Comprehensive Plan will take place during the We Are Yakima Community Vision Open House on Tuesday, February 23rd at the Yakima Valley Technical Skills Center (1120 S. 18th Street). Community members will have the opportunity during the open house to … Continued

Somos Yakima Casa Abierta – We Are Yakima Open House

Haga clic en el enlace de abajo para ver una invitación a una jornada de puertas abiertas visión de la comunidad el 23 de febrero . Click on the link below to see an invitation to a community vision open house on February 23rd. Somos Yakima Casa Abierta-We Are Yakima Open House  

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

. The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016. Action taken by the Council on February 16th included: –   Delaying a vote to repeal a ban on marijuana businesses until the May 17th business meeting –   Declining to seek additional local land-use restrictions on marijuana … Continued

February 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Articles in the February 2016 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter include: City of Yakima Projects Receive Prestigious Engineering Award – Hotel Maison Builds on Downtown Yakima Momentum – Help Create a Vision for the Yakima Area. The City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter is a publication of the City of Yakima Community Relations office. … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at Yakima City Hall. Items on the February 16th agenda include: –   A resolution of intent to remove the current ban on the sale, production and processing of recreational marijuana and to develop … Continued

Road Repairs to Impact Traffic on Section of Yakima Avenue

Traffic on a five-block section of Yakima Avenue will be impacted from Tuesday, February 9th through Friday, February 12th while road repairs are made. City of Yakima crews will be sealing cracks and filling voids along the section of Yakima Avenue between 7th Avenue and 12th Avenue from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm from February … Continued