Wastewater Line Project to Impact Traffic on Nob Hill

A project to repair a wastewater line will impact traffic along a two-block section of Nob Hill Boulevard for most of each day on Tuesday, May 2nd and Wednesday, May 3rd. Crews will be working on the project between 6:00 am and 5:00 pm on May 2nd and 3rd.  While the project is underway, traffic … Continued

Get Rid of Unwanted Prescription Drugs for Free

All across the U.S., people with outdated, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs can get rid of them for free on Saturday, April 29th during the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (“DEA”) eighth “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day”. Two drop off sites will be open in Yakima from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on April 29th.  Yakima … Continued

Utility Work to Restrict Traffic on North 40th Avenue

Utility work will result in traffic restrictions at the intersection of North 40th Avenue and Castlevale Road on Thursday, April 27th, 2017. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm. Because of heavy traffic volume on 40th Avenue, drivers can expect delays. Drivers should use alternate routes if possible … Continued

Roadwork to Close Section of 86th Avenue on April 24th

Roadwork will result in the closure of a section of 86th Avenue for most of the day on Monday, April 24th. While the work is underway, that section of 86th Avenue between Occidental Road and the 85th Avenue cutoff will be closed to traffic.  Work on the project will take place between 6:30 am and … Continued

Power Work to Impact Traffic at Washington and Cornell Intersection

A project involving improvements to part of the system used to deliver electricity to local homes and businesses will result in daytime traffic delays at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Cornell Avenue on Monday, April 24th. Crews from a Pacific Power contractor will be transferring power in the area, which will result in the … Continued

Free Earth Day Cleanup for Yakima Neighborhood

People living in a portion of the north-central section of Yakima will have the opportunity to help spruce up their neighborhoods on Earth Day during a one-day community cleanup event on Saturday, April 22nd.  More than 300 volunteers from Yakima area churches, schools, and other organizations will also be pitching in to support the event. … Continued

Text 9-1-1 Now Available in Yakima County

SunComm, the Public Safety Communications Division is pleased to announce the availability of Text- to 9-1-1 for residents and visitors in Yakima County. Yakima County is joining eight other counties in the State of Washington offering Text-to-9-1-1 emergency service. SunComm, would like to remind residents that calling 9-1-1 is still preferred and callers using text … Continued

Manhole Project to Impact Traffic on Nob Hill

A project to repair a manhole will impact traffic along a section of Nob Hill Boulevard for part of the morning on Thursday, April 20th. City of Yakima Wastewater Division crews will be working on the project between 5:00 am and 10:00 am on April 20th.  The manhole being repaired is located on Nob Hill … Continued