Yakima City Council January 2nd Business Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold its next regular business meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, January 2nd in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the January 2nd business meeting include: Administering the Oath of Office for 3 Newly Elected City Council members. Electing the Mayor and Assistant … Continued

Yakima Airport Re-Opens

Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field re-opened at 12:45 pm today, Friday, December 29th. The airport closed at 9:00 pm last night, Thursday, December 28th due to inclement weather, specifically freezing rain. The airport was tentatively scheduled to re-open at 5:00 pm today, but weather conditions improved to allow the earlier opening. Information about the airport is … Continued

Yakima Airport Closed Due to Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather, specifically freezing rain, the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field has closed. The airport closed at 9:00 pm last night, Thursday, December 28th. The airport will remain closed until at least 5:00 pm today, Friday, December 29th. Conditions will be re-evaluated at that time to determine if the airport can re-open. The status … Continued

Winter Weather Impacting Refuse Collection

Icy road conditions are causing a four-hour delay for City of Yakima refuse operators. “We had a delay because we couldn’t get out of the shop due to icy roads,” said City of Yakima Solid Waste Manager Loretta Zammarchi. Due to the holidays, the City’s Refuse Division is picking up garbage on Thursday’s route today, … Continued

Weather Causing Delays for Yakima Transit

Due to weather conditions, Yakima Transit will have delays to all routes. Riders may experience 20 to 30 minute delays at each bus stop. The Yakima area continues to be under a Winter Weather Advisory issued by the National Weather Service. It is in effect through 12:00 pm today, Friday, December 29th. The City of … Continued

Winter 2018 Bus Book Now Available

Yakima Transit has issued its new Winter 2018 Bus Book showing City bus routes, schedules, maps, fares, and helpful information on services such as Dial-A-Ride, Vanpool, and Bikes on the Bus. Schedules in the bilingual Winter 2018 Bus Book are effective from Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 to April 17th, 2018. The schedule includes details on … Continued

City Services Center Closing Early on December 29th

The City of Yakima’s City Services Center counter will close a half-hour earlier than normal on Friday, December 29th in order to allow staff to complete necessary end-of-year transaction processing procedures. The City Services Center counter, located on the 1st floor of Yakima City Hall, will close on December 29th at 4:30 pm. Customers utilize … Continued

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Yakima Area

The National Weather Service (“NWS”) has issued a winter weather advisory for the Yakima area. It is in effect from 4:00 am today, Thursday, December 28th through 12:00 pm tomorrow, Friday, December 29th. The advisory is due to a low pressure system that is expected to spread snow, sleet, freezing rain, and rain over the … Continued

Waterline Repairs to Close a Portion South 32nd Avenue

Repairs to a waterline will result in the closure of South 32nd Avenue between Bonnie Doone Avenue and West Nob Hill Boulevard on Thursday, December 28th. The work will begin at 7:00 am and should be completed by 3:30 pm. Drivers are reminded that the speed limit through all traffic-related works zones within the City … Continued

News Conference – December 26th YPD Officer-Involved Shootings

A news conference will be held on Wednesday, December 27th at 1:00 pm in the Emergency Operations Center on the 2nd floor of the Richard A. Zais, Jr. Law & Justice Center (200 S. 3rd Street) regarding two Yakima Police Department (“YPD”) officer-involved shootings that occurred in the early morning of December 26th. During the … Continued