Winter 2019 Bus Book Now Available

Yakima Transit has issued its new Winter 2019 Bus Book showing City bus routes, schedules, maps, fares, and helpful information on services such as Dial-A-Ride and Vanpool. Schedules in the bilingual Winter 2019 Bus Book are effective through April 8th. The schedules include additional bus stop times during school days on some routes. The Winter … Continued

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Yakima

The National Weather Service (“NWS”) has issued a winter weather advisory for the Yakima area. It is in effect from 11:00 am tomorrow, Tuesday, January 8th through 12:00 pm on Wednesday, January 9th. The advisory states that a winter storm will bring widespread precipitation Tuesday and Tuesday night. A mixture of snow, sleet, and freezing … Continued

Harman Center Trips and Tours Issues 2019 Publications

Harman Center Trips and Tours has recently issued two publications providing travel options for 2019. One is the annual “2019 Trips & Tours Guide” highlighting destinations ranging from Seattle Mariners baseball games to whale watching to mystery trips. The guide is available at New for the first time this year is Harman Center Trips … Continued

Repairs to impact East Viola, East Mead avenues

Traffic restrictions will be in place on portions of East Viola Avenue and East Mead Avenue next Monday through next Friday, January 7th through 11th so crews can repair shoulders on the roadway. Lane closures for both East Viola Avenue and East Mead Avenue are planned Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm … Continued

Yakima City Council January 8th Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold its first regular meeting of 2019 at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, January 8th in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the January 8th regular meeting include: Issuing a School Board Recognition Month proclamation. Appointing a member to the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee. … Continued

Harman Center Publishes Winter Newsletter

A free Shakespeare production, a second annual iron chef event, projects to help the community, and much more are included in the Winter 2019 Newsletter published by the City of Yakima’s Harman Center at Gailleon Park. The newsletter covers activities at the center scheduled during January, February, and March. It includes event announcements, as well … Continued

High School Seniors Encouraged to Apply for $1000 AWC Scholarship

The City of Yakima is encouraging area high school seniors to apply for a $1000 scholarship being offered by the Association of Washington Cities (“AWC”).  The AWC 2019 Center for Quality Communities Scholarship will be awarded to six high school seniors in spring 2019. Application packets can be downloaded from the City of Yakima website … Continued