Snow Alert Issued By City of Yakima

Please be aware that a “Snow Alert” has been issued by the City of Yakima. When a snowfall reaches three inches in depth, which it now has, a “Snow Alert” is issued, triggering a series of steps to more efficiently and effectively get streets cleared of snow as quickly as possible. A key part of … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held its most recent regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016. Action taken by the Council on December 6th included: –    Scheduling a study session regarding efforts to address homelessness –    Approving utility rate increases for water, sewer, stormwater and refuse service –    Raising the cap on utility rates … Continued

Art Work Wanted For 2017 Windows Alive!

The Yakima Arts Commission is seeking applications from the Central Washington arts community for the 2017 Downtown Yakima Windows Alive! Project. The deadline for submitting an application for the spring/summer 2017 exhibition is Monday, January 30th and winners will be announced in early February. This is the fourth season for the popular event, which enables … Continued

Yakima Transit Providing Free Shuttle Bus Service to Luminaria

Yakima Transit will be providing free shuttle bus service to the Yakima Area Arboretum’s 2016 Luminaria Candle-Lit Walk event on Friday, December 9th and Saturday, December 10th. Shuttle buses will run continuously from the parking lot of the former K-Mart store, located south of Highway 24.  The Arboretum is located north of Highway 24, just … Continued

Yakima City Council Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council holds its next regular agenda business meeting on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall. Items on the December 6th agenda include: –   Conducting a second public hearing on the proposed 2017 revenue and expenditure budget for the City of … Continued