Volunteer Opportunities on City Aquatics Ad Hoc Committee

The Yakima City Council is asking volunteers interested in serving on a City of Yakima Aquatics Ad Hoc Committee to submit applications to the City Clerk’s office. In late May of this year, the Council decided to create an ad hoc committee to research the potential of constructing a new City-owned public pool that would … Continued

Utility Work to Restrict Traffic on South 1st Street

Utility work will result in traffic restrictions on South 1st Street between Chestnut Avenue and Walnut Street on Tuesday, June 27th through Friday, June 30th, 2017.  Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm each day. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project … Continued

Registration Open for New Miller Park Summer Day Camp

Yakima Parks & Recreation is launching a new summer day camp at Miller Park (502 N. 4th Street) this year.  The day camp will feature a variety of activities for kids from 5 to 12 years old Mondays through Thursdays from July 10th through August 18th. “This is the first year for the Miller Park … Continued

Wings of Freedom Tour Brings Vintage Aircraft to Yakima

Yakima community members will have a rare opportunity to visit, explore, and learn more about several unique and rare treasures that are part of U.S. aviation history from June 26th through June 28th when the Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour visits the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field. Included in the Wings of Freedom Tour are … Continued

Road Repair Project to Impact Traffic on Chestnut

A road repair project will impact traffic on a section of Chestnut Avenue for most of each day from Monday, June 19th through Wednesday, June 21st. As a result of the project, the section of Chestnut between 44th Avenue and 48th Avenue will be closed each day from 6:30 am to 3:30 pm from June … Continued

Neighborhood Forum to Focus on Addressing Violence and Crime

A neighborhood forum will be held on Saturday, June 17th beginning at 4:00 pm at the corner of 8th Street and D Street to provide an opportunity for community members to share their concerns about recent incidents of violence and provide input about potential solutions. The forum has been organized by Yakima City Councilmember Dulce … Continued

June 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the following link to see the June 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – June 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter Articles in this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter include – Take the Bus for Free to Take a Dip in the Pool This Summer – Free … Continued