Harman Center to Host Holiday Bazaar

The City of Yakima’s Harman Center, located at 101 North 65th Avenue, will host its annual Holiday Bazaar from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, November 4th. “We extended it by two hours to give the public more time to shop. It was too short for people to have time to get here,” said … Continued

Suggested Tips For Halloween Safety

Costumed trick-or-treaters will take to the streets of Yakima for an evening of fun and candy on Tuesday, October 31st. Safety tips suggested by the Washington State Department of Health to help ensure your Halloween is a treat include: Replacing burned-out porch lights. Handing out healthier treats such as individual packages of raisins, trail mix, … Continued

Trick-or-Treating in Barge-Chestnut Neighborhood to Impact Traffic

For many years, the historic Barge-Chestnut neighborhood has been a popular destination for Trick-or-Treaters – up to 1000 or more show up each Halloween.  In recent years, the City of Yakima, the Yakima Police Department, and the Barge-Chestnut Neighborhood Association have partnered in an effort to ensure the safety of ghouls and goblins, princesses and … Continued

Waterline Leak Detection Survey Project to Begin Next Week

American Leak Detection of Hayden, Idaho will begin evaluating the City of Yakima’s water system on Monday, October 30th to determine if there are any existing, unknown leaks in need of repair. The project will focus on the area between Tieton Drive south to the City Limits from 16th Avenue to I-82.  This area includes … Continued

Waterline Repairs to Close a Portion of 32nd Avenue

Repairs to a waterline will result in the closure of North 32nd Avenue between Summitview Avenue and West Lincoln Avenue on Friday, October 27th. The work will begin at 7:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm. Drivers can expect delays in and around the project area and should use alternate routes if possible … Continued

Yakima Agenda Features Harman Center Recreation Program Supervisor

A sneak peak of programs in 2018 at the City of Yakima’s Harman Center is among the talking points in the latest edition of Yakima Agenda, a sit-down interview program produced by the City of Yakima’s Community Relations office. The 15-minute interview with Harman Center Recreation Program Supervisor Leslie Richards covers topics such as possible … Continued

Yakima City Council to Hold Budget Hearings for 2018

The Yakima City Council will conduct a series of public hearings next month related to the 2018 budget. The public will be able to see the 2018 Preliminary Budget starting Wednesday, November 1st, by clicking https://www.yakimawa.gov/services/finance/financial-reports/ The first hearing is Tuesday, November 7th, and pertains to the Ad Valorem (Property) Tax to be levied for … Continued

Fisher Park Wrapping Up Golf Season

The golfing season is rapidly coming to a close at the City of Yakima’s Fisher Park Golf Course. “The last day the course will be open for play will be Monday, October 30th,” said Recreation Supervisor Tami Andringa. The course is located at 823 South 40th Avenue, across from Eisenhower High School. The typical hours … Continued

Waterline Install to Impact Traffic on South 3rd Avenue

New water service install will disrupt traffic in the northbound and southbound lanes of South 3rd Avenue on Wednesday, October 25th.  The work will begin at 7:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm. South 3rd Avenue between West Viola Avenue and West Prash Avenue will be restricted to one lane going north and … Continued

Waterline Work to Close a Portion of River Road

Installation of a waterline will result in the closure of River Road between North 20th Avenue and Fruitvale Boulevard from Wednesday, October 25th to Friday, October 27th.  Work on the project will take place from 6:00 am to 3:30 pm every day until completed. Detours around the construction site will be available, but because of … Continued