Project Will Close Parts of Naches Avenue Over the Next Two Weeks

From Tuesday, September 4th through Tuesday, September 18th, portions of Naches Avenue between Walnut Street and MLK, Jr. Boulevard will be closed during daytime hours while a road repair and grind and overlay paving project is underway. During the project, parts of Naches Avenue between Walnut Street and MLK, Jr. Boulevard will be closed from … Continued

Deadline Approaching for Sunfair Parade Entries

Plans are underway for the 58th annual Sunfair Parade on Saturday, September 22nd. More than 100 entries are anticipated for this year’s parade, said Brian Campfield, president of the Yakima Sunfair Festival Association. Yakima County Sheriff Brian Winter will serve as the parade’s Grand Marshal. “We’ll accept up to 125 applications,” Campfield said. “The deadline … Continued

City of Yakima Labor Day Closures

Most of the City of Yakima’s services and facilities will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 3rd. That includes City Hall, Public Works, Y-PAC, and Parks and Recreation offices. Business offices for the Police and Fire Departments will be closed. Emergency services will remain available. The Yakima City Council’s first regular … Continued

Fourth Flight to Resume at Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field

Alaska Airlines will resume a fourth daily flight to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport from Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field this fall. Yakima’s fourth daily flight to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will resume on Sunday, November 4th for Alaska Airlines’ Fall/Winter schedule. “We’re excited the flight will be returning as the airport typically witnesses an increase in ridership during … Continued

Fall 2018 Bus Book Now Available

Yakima Transit has issued its new Fall 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 Fall 2018 Bus Book are effective from Monday, August 27th, 2018 to January 7th, 2019. Changes from the Summer 2018 … Continued

Randall Park Pond Level to Drop Temporarily

Water levels in the pond at the City of Yakima’s Randall Park will be lowered temporarily this week and next week due to installation of a new sewer line. “The contractor would like to lower the pond a few feet tomorrow (Thursday) morning. Then intermittently next week,” said Utility Project Manager Dana Kallevig. “By the … Continued