Road Improvement Project on 32nd Avenue to Impact Traffic

A road improvement project will impact traffic along several blocks of 32nd Avenue from Monday, August 1st through Thursday, August 4th. The project will take place on 32nd Avenue between Tieton Drive and Arlington Street and will involve removing old and deteriorated asphalt and repaving that section of the street. Work on the project will … Continued

Yakima Valley Events Will Be Part of 33rd Annual National Night Out

Throughout the Yakima Valley and across the nation, communities will be throwing a “going away party for crime” during the 33rd annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2nd.  In addition to numerous neighborhood block parties, several organizations and businesses will be sponsoring National Night Out events. The Yakima Police Department and U.S. Cellular are … Continued

Affordable Housing Projects Moving Forward

At its July 19th business meeting, the Yakima City Council approved contracts totaling nearly $874,000 with two local organizations to provide affordable housing.  Under the contracts, Yakima Valley Partners Habitat for Humanity will build four new homes and the Yakima Housing Authority will rehabilitate 10 of its rental units. The Yakima City Council approved up … Continued

Road Improvement Project on Nob Hill to Impact Traffic

A road improvement project will impact traffic along a two-block section of Nob Hill Boulevard on Wednesday, July 27th and Thursday, July 28th. The “grind and overlay” project will take place on Nob Hill between 15th Street and 17th Street and will involve removing old and deteriorated asphalt and replacing it with new asphalt. The … Continued

21-Gun Salute at Harman Center During Memorial Service

As part of a memorial service for a World War II veteran taking place on Sunday, July 24th at Yakima’s Harman Senior Center (101 N. 65th Avenue), members of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 379 will perform a 21-gun salute using blanks. Residents living in the area near the Harman Senior Center are … Continued

Road Improvement Project on Walnut Street to Impact Traffic

A road improvement project will impact traffic along a two-block section of Walnut Street from Monday, July 25th through Thursday, July 28th. The “grind and overlay” project will take place on Walnut Street between 6th Street and 8th Street and will involve removing old and deteriorated asphalt and replacing it with new asphalt. Lanes in … Continued

Tree Removal on 3rd Avenue to Continue Impacting Traffic

A tree removal project on 3rd Avenue has been extended and will continue to impact traffic along several blocks of the street for most of each day from Monday, July 25th through Friday, July 29th. Crews will be working to remove trees located in public right-of-way on the west side of 3rd Avenue between Division … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, July 19th, 2016. Action taken by the Council on July 19th included:        Banning unauthorized camping and storage of personal property on City property        Approving development of a City of Yakima Economic Development Strategic Plan        Supporting a student mentor/internship … Continued