Yakima City Council September 3rd Regular Meeting Preview

The Yakima City Council will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, September 3rd, in Council Chambers at Yakima City Hall, 129 North 2nd Street. Agenda items for the September 3rd regular meeting include: Reviewing an ordinance repealing City of Yakima Municipal Code Chapter 9.25 Cruising Control. Authorizing a lease agreement with Food … Continued

Deadline Approaching for Sunfair Parade Entries

Plans are underway for the 58th annual Sunfair Parade on Saturday, September 21st. More than 100 entries are anticipated for this year’s parade, said Brian Campfield, president of the Yakima Sunfair Festival Association. “We’ll accept up to 125 applications,” Campfield said. “The drop-dead deadline for entry applications is September 10th. The Sunfair Parade route is … Continued

City of Yakima Labor Day Closures Planned

Most of the City of Yakima’s services and facilities will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 2nd. 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. Yakima Transit will not provide bus … Continued

Water Line Work to Restrict Traffic on South 3rd Avenue

Water line work will result in traffic restrictions on South 3rd Avenue between Viola Avenue and Prasch Avenue tomorrow, Wednesday, August 28th, 2019. Work on the project will begin at 7:00 am and last until 3:30 pm. Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions in the project area. Due to heavy traffic … Continued

Yakima Woman Injured When Vehicle Crashes into Apartment

At about 10:20 pm on Saturday, August 24th, Yakima police responded to a report of a vehicle crashing into an apartment in the 200 block of North 10th Street. When officers arrived, they found a vehicle had crashed into an apartment, and the vehicle was almost completely in the apartment. Police found the resident of … Continued

Union Gap Man Arrested by Yakima Police for Attempted Murder

Sunday, Yakima police arrested 23-year-old Chandler Ford, whose residence is in Union Gap, for attempted 2nd degree murder, 2nd degree assault, and 1st degree burglary based on an incident that took place earlier that day. Earlier Sunday morning, according to Yakima police, Ford broke into at home in the 900 block of 53rd Avenue.  Police … Continued

Yakima City Council August 20th Regular Meeting Review

The Yakima City Council held a regular meeting yesterday, Tuesday, August 20th. Action by the Council yesterday included: Receiving a presentation on the Henry Beauchamp Community Center history. Authorizing an airport use agreement with the United States Air Force to lease property in support of the 2019 Mobility Guardian military exercise. Approving a letter of … Continued

Paws in the Pool at Franklin Pool on Sunday, Aug. 25th

Swimmers both human and canine are invited to the 13th annual Paws in the Pool event from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Sunday, August 25th at the City of Yakima’s Franklin Pool, 2101 Tieton Drive. Yakima Parks and Recreation, in coordination with the Yakima Humane Society, organizes the event for dogs and their owners … Continued

Broken Pump Interrupts Irrigation Service to Fruitvale System

A broken pump motor has resulted in the temporary shutdown of irrigation water in the area of the City bordered to the north by Fruitvale Boulevard, to the south by Jerome Avenue, to the west by North 16th Avenue, and to the east by North 6th Avenue. The shutdown of what’s known as the “Fruitvale … Continued