Sewer Main Installation to Impact Traffic on Englewood

Installation of a sewer main to serve a new senior living complex will result in traffic impacts on a portion of Englewood Avenue from Monday, October 10th through Friday, October 14th. The portion of Englewood between 40th Avenue and 44th Avenue will be closed from October 10th through October 14th while a sewer main is … Continued

Utility Work to Close a Portion of South 4th Street

Utility work will result in the closure of South 4th Street between East Walnut Street and East Chestnut Avenue from Monday, October 10th through Wednesday, October 12th.  Work on the project will take place from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm each day. Because of heavy traffic volumes, drivers can expect delays in the project area.  … Continued

2016 Yakima Irrigation Season Will End on October 14th

Friday, October 14th 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

Fire Department Spaghetti Feed to Raise Funds for Burn Foundation

On Wednesday, October 12th, the Yakima Fire Department will once again host a spaghetti feed at the department’s headquarters, Fire Station 91, located at 401 N. Front Street.  The 22nd Annual Yakima Fire Department Spaghetti Feed will get underway at 4:00 pm and will run until about 7:30 pm. The event will feature spaghetti, salad, … Continued

Next Yakima Transit Citizen Advisory Committee Meeting on October 11th

The next meeting of the Yakima Transit Citizen Advisory Committee will take place on Tuesday, October 11th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the large conference room at the City of Yakima Public Works Administration Building located at 2301 Fruitvale Boulevard. The Yakima Transit Citizen Advisory Committee meets quarterly.  The meetings feature open discussion among … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016. Action taken by the Council on October 4th included: –    Approving two amendments to the City marijuana ordinance –    Renaming Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day in the city of Yakima –    Seeking economic developing funding for street … Continued

Power System Work at 24th Avenue and Nob Hill to Affect Drivers

Traffic signals at the intersection of 24th Avenue and Nob Hill Boulevard will be shut down temporarily during the morning on Thursday, October 6th for about three hours while electrical cables near that location are rerouted. Pacific Power crews will be working on rerouting cables near that intersection from 6:00 am until about 9:00 am … Continued

Windows Alive!

Empty storefronts in Downtown Yakima will come alive on Friday, October 7th, when the talents of local area artists are put on public display. In 2013, the Yakima Arts Commission, an advisory group appointed by the Yakima City Council, developed the idea to harness the creativity of Central Washington artists. Following a submission and evaluation … Continued