City Launches “Profiles in Business”

What do a craft beverage company and an RV manufacturer have in common? They are featured in the first two editions of “Profiles in Business,” two-and-a-half minute videos focusing on specific Yakima businesses. “Many of these businesses ship products all over the country and they’re in our backyard,” said Economic Development Manager Sean Hawkins. “Many … Continued

Business License Renewals Available Online

With 2017 drawing to a close, merchants with business licenses in the City of Yakima can avoid the deadline rush and renew their licenses online for 2018. The City’s Code Administration Division has established www.buildingyakima.com as an option to renew City of Yakima business licenses. A City of Yakima business license is required for all … Continued

Yakima City Council November 21st Business Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold its next regular business meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, November 21st in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the November 21st business meeting include: Presenting a Small Business Saturday proclamation. Receiving an update from the Downtown Association of Yakima on 2017 … Continued

Community Christmas Tree to Arrive in Downtown Yakima

Preparations are under way for the arrival of Yakima’s Community Christmas Tree next Monday, Nov. 20. A Spruce tree standing about 40 feet tall will arrive at Millennium Plaza at approximately 10:00 am Monday, November 20th, said Economic Development Manager Sean Hawkins. “The tree installation is a partnership with Russell Crane, Gilbert Orchards, the City’s … Continued

November 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter

Click on the following link to see the November 2017 City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter – November 2017 Issues Brief Articles in this edition of the City of Yakima Issues Brief e-Newsletter include – Yakima City Council Holding Neighborhood Forums – Councilmember Avina Gutiérrez Reflects on Term in Office – Pond Improvements Underway for Randall Park. … Continued

Section of River Road to Close for Utility Project

A section of River Road will be closed to all traffic from Thursday, November 16th until Saturday, November 18th while work related to the installation of water and sewer main service is underway. An approximately one-block section of River Road from 34th Avenue east and just south will be closed while the project is ongoing.  … Continued

Harman Center Plans Thanksgiving Dance

Enjoy a bit of pre-Thanksgiving fun and get in some exercise during the Thanksgiving Party – Matinee Dance at the City of Yakima’s Harman Center, 101 North 65th Avenue. The event will feature mostly ballroom dancing and will run from 1:30 pm to 3:45 pm on Friday, November 17th. Gary Malner, who plays the accordion … Continued