Council Committee to Receive Economic Update

An update on Yakima County’s economy will be presented at 1:30 pm this Thursday, October 26th, during a meeting of the Yakima City Council’s Economic Development Committee. The meeting will be in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North Second Street. The three-member committee will hear from Regional Labor Economist Donald W. Meseck of … Continued

Parks and Recreation Planning Halloween Events

The City of Yakima’s Parks and Recreation Department is planning activities for the approaching Halloween season. First up is the City’s Harman Center, which is adding a new feature to its annual Halloween Dance from 6:00 pm to 10 pm on Friday, October 27th. For the first time, a Halloween costume contest will be held … Continued

City Council to Review Business Incubator Program

The Yakima City Council will review a plan to research a possible business incubator during a study session at 10:00 am on Tuesday, October 24th, in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North Second Street. During a previous meeting on September 5th, the Yakima City Council approved a resolution authorizing $50,000 in Washington State … Continued

Sidewalk Project to Impact Traffic on 3rd Avenue

A project to remove broken sidewalk sections will impact traffic on a section of 3rd Avenue for most of the day on Friday, October 20th. As a result of the project, the northbound, outside lane of 3rd Avenue between Division Street and Nob Hill Boulevard will be closed from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm on … Continued

Foro Comunitario con Enfoque en Asuntos de Seguridad Pública

Un foro comunitario se llevara a cabo el miércoles 25 de octubre a partir de las 6:00 p.m. en el gimnasio de la Escuela Primaria Garfield (612 al norte de la avenida 6ª) para proporcionar una oportunidad a los miembros de la comunidad de compartir sus preocupaciones sobre temas de seguridad pública y recibir información … Continued

Neighborhood Forum to Focus on Addressing Public Safety

A neighborhood forum will be held on Wednesday, October 25th beginning at 6:00 pm at the Garfield Elementary School gymnasium (612 N. 6th Avenue) to provide an opportunity for community members to share their concerns about public safety issues and provide input about potential solutions. The forum has been organized by the Yakima City Council … Continued

October 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the following link to see the October 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – October 2017 Issues Brief Articles in this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter include – Fall Family Fun at the Harman Center – Councilmember Holly Cousens Shares City Progress – More Art Planned for City Traffic Signal Boxes. … Continued

Yakima City Council October 17th Business Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular business meeting yesterday, Tuesday, October 17th. Action by the Council on October 17th included: Agreeing to continue discussion about the Community Integration and Ethics & Equal Rights Exploratory Committees at the next regular business meeting on November 7th. Approving temporary emergency cold weather shelters in the city of … Continued

Wind Advisory Issued for Yakima Area

Blowing dust and power outages could result from high winds today according to an advisory issued by the National Weather Service. The advisory is in effect from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm today. It was issued this morning and calls for winds of 20-to-35 mph with wind gusts up to 45 mph. The alert is … Continued

General Election Ballots to be Mailed This Week

Ballots for the November 7th General Election will be in the mail this week to registered voters residing in the City of Yakima and elsewhere in Yakima County. Yakima County elections officials will mail out the ballots by this Friday, October 20th. Yakima County uses an all-mail-in voting system, so ballots that are postmarked before … Continued