Tree Trimming on Washington Avenue to Affect Drivers

Tree trimming along a one-block section of Washington Avenue will impact traffic for about two hours on Wednesday, February 15th. City of Yakima crews will be cutting back branches on trees in the 2700 block of Washington Avenue to improve driver and pedestrian safety in the area from 1:00 pm until about 3:00 pm on … Continued

Yakima Parks and Recreation Community Meetings Planned for February

The City of Yakima Parks & Recreation Division will conduct a series of three community meetings in February to present and discuss the results of the 2017-2022 Yakima Parks & Recreation Comprehensive Master Plan survey. The survey was mailed out last year to 4,600 randomly-selected homes in Yakima, and City officials were pleased with the … Continued

Yakima National Little League Registration Underway

Registration for the 2017 season of Yakima National Little League, a partner of Yakima Parks & Recreation, is now open.  Registration is available online.  Click the link below to learn more. Yakima National Little League Registration – News Release

City Closely Monitoring Flooding Potential and Preparing to Respond

With daily high temperatures in the Yakima area forecast to reach into the 40s over the next several days, concerns over potential flooding are likely to rise as well.  Current predictions, however, indicate the chance of any significant flooding in our area is low. “The City’s Emergency Management office is constantly checking information provided by … Continued

Yakima Airport Remains Closed Due to Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather, specifically freezing rain, the Yakima Airport will remain closed until at least noon today.  Conditions will be reevaluated at that time to determine if the airport can reopen. The Yakima Airport closed on Wednesday, February 8th at 9:00 pm and has remained closed since then.  Conditions will be reevaluated at that … Continued

Yakima Airport Closed Due to Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather, specifically freezing rain, the Yakima Airport has closed. The Yakima Airport will remain closed until at least 9:00 am on Thursday, February 9th.  Conditions will be reevaluated at that time to determine if the airport can reopen. The status of the Yakima Airport will be provided on the front page of … Continued

Yakima Transit Routes Ending Early Today Due to Weather

Due to inclement weather, Yakima Transit will cease running routes at 5:00 pm today.  A winter storm warning issued this morning is currently expected to remain in effect until 10:00 pm today. Additionally, sleet and freezing rain predicted for this evening and overnight may result in Yakima Transit delaying the start of routes on Thursday, … Continued

City of Yakima Facilities Closing Early Today Due to Weather

Due to inclement weather, most City of Yakima facilities will close at 4:00 pm today, which is earlier than usual.  A winter storm warning issued this morning is currently expected to remain in effect until 10:00 pm today. Additionally, sleet and freezing rain predicted for this evening and overnight may result in some City of … Continued